Jeanne Moreau

1928 - 2017

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Jeanne Moreau (French pronunciation: [ʒan mɔʁo]; 23 January 1928 – 31 July 2017) was a French actress, singer, screenwriter, director, and socialite. She made her theatrical debut in 1947, and established herself as one of the leading actresses of the Comédie-Française. Moreau began playing small roles in films in 1949, later achieving prominence with starring roles in Louis Malle's Elevator to the Gallows (1958), Michelangelo Antonioni's La Notte (1961), and François Truffaut's Jules et Jim (1962). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeanne Moreau has received more than 2,615,875 page views. Her biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Jeanne Moreau is the 200th most popular actor (down from 154th in 2019), the 463rd most popular biography from France (down from 356th in 2019) and the 18th most popular French Actor.

Jeanne Moreau is most famous for her roles in films such as Jules and Jim, The Bride Wore Black, and The Umbrellas of Cherbourg.

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  • 3.58

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Among actors, Jeanne Moreau ranks 200 out of 13,578Before her are Jerry Lewis, Harvey Keitel, Geoffrey Rush, Paulette Goddard, Christopher Plummer, and Timothy Dalton. After her are Annie Girardot, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Suchet, Rock Hudson, Mickey Rourke, and Melina Mercouri.

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Among people born in 1928, Jeanne Moreau ranks 21Before her are Osamu Tezuka, Philip K. Dick, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Rinus Michels, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Didi. After her are Yves Klein, Alexander Grothendieck, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Shirley Temple, and James Coburn. Among people deceased in 2017, Jeanne Moreau ranks 17Before her are Jalal Talabani, Raymond Kopa, Chuck Berry, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Liliane Bettencourt, and Jerry Lewis. After her are Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mireille Darc, John Hurt, Hugh Hefner, Manuel Noriega, and Johnny Hallyday.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jeanne Moreau ranks 463 out of 6,770Before her are Gregory of Tours (538), Emmanuel Macron (1977), Francis Poulenc (1899), Luc Besson (1959), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), and François-Noël Babeuf (1760). After her are Annie Girardot (1931), André Derain (1880), Eugène Boudin (1824), Stephen, King of England (1095), Jacques Prévert (1900), and Isabelle Adjani (1955).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jeanne Moreau ranks 18Before her are Gérard Philipe (1922), Jean Renoir (1894), Fernandel (1903), Marcel Marceau (1923), Anouk Aimée (1932), and Isabelle Huppert (1953). After her are Annie Girardot (1931), Isabelle Adjani (1955), Pierre Richard (1934), Mireille Darc (1938), Michel Piccoli (1925), and Sophie Marceau (1966).

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