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Jean Seberg

1938 - 1979

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Jean Dorothy Seberg (; French: [ʒin sebɛʁɡ]; November 13, 1938 – August 30, 1979) was an American actress who lived half of her life in France. Her performance in Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 film Breathless immortalized her as an icon of French New Wave cinema.Seberg appeared in 34 films in Hollywood and in Europe, including Saint Joan, Bonjour Tristesse, Lilith, The Mouse That Roared, Breathless, Moment to Moment, A Fine Madness, Paint Your Wagon, Airport, Macho Callahan, and Gang War in Naples. Seberg was among the best-known targets of the FBI's COINTELPRO project. Her targeting was in retaliation for her support of the Black Panther Party, a smear directly ordered by J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Seberg has received more than 5,235,818 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Jean Seberg is the 170th most popular actor (up from 509th in 2019), the 309th most popular biography from United States (up from 957th in 2019) and the 85th most popular American Actor.

Jean Seberg was a Hollywood actress who was most famous for her role in the 1960s film, "Bonjour Tristesse."

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Among actors, Jean Seberg ranks 170 out of 9,996Before her are Roberto Benigni, Audie Murphy, Martin Sheen, Fred Astaire, Irene Papas, and Giulietta Masina. After her are Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Irons, Fernandel, Silvana Mangano, and Natalie Wood.

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Among people born in 1938, Jean Seberg ranks 19Before her are Farah Pahlavi, Joe Dassin, Paul Verhoeven, Christopher Lloyd, Alberto Fujimori, and Anthony Giddens. After her are Alpha Condé, Jerry Brown, Natalie Wood, Luis Aragonés, Rod Laver, and Giuliano Gemma. Among people deceased in 1979, Jean Seberg ranks 11Before her are Talcott Parsons, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Nino Rota, Herbert Marcuse, Jean Renoir, and Hafizullah Amin. After her are Sándor Kocsis, Jean Monnet, Dennis Gabor, Mika Waltari, Nelson Rockefeller, and Hanna Reitsch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jean Seberg ranks 309 out of 18,182Before her are Fred Astaire (1899), Grover Cleveland (1837), Chuck Berry (1926), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Arthur Miller (1915), and Warren G. Harding (1865). After her are Louise Glück (1943), Emily Greene Balch (1867), Susan Sarandon (1946), Napoleon Hill (1883), John Stith Pemberton (1831), and Philip Roth (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jean Seberg ranks 85Before her are Shirley MacLaine (1934), Gloria Stuart (1910), Eli Wallach (1915), Audie Murphy (1925), Martin Sheen (1940), and Fred Astaire (1899). After her are Susan Sarandon (1946), Natalie Wood (1938), Sandra Bullock (1964), Bill Murray (1950), Jared Leto (1971), and Harvey Keitel (1939).

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