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 1,885,690 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Jeanne Moreau is the 157th most popular actor (down from 128th in 2019), the 378th most popular biography from France (down from 338th in 2019) and the 13th 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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Among actors, Jeanne Moreau ranks 157 out of 10,030Before her are Anouk Aimée, Rutger Hauer, Jim Carrey, Philippe Noiret, Liza Minnelli, and Cameron Diaz. After her are Joan Fontaine, Sandra Bullock, Geraldine Chaplin, Nick Nolte, Richard Harris, and Kevin Costner.

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Among people born in 1928, Jeanne Moreau ranks 19Before her are Serge Gainsbourg, Rinus Michels, Shirley Temple, Osamu Tezuka, Didi, and Yves Klein. After her are Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alvin Toffler, Roger Vadim, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Agnès Varda, and Zbigniew Brzezinski. Among people deceased in 2017, Jeanne Moreau ranks 12Before her are Chuck Berry, Zygmunt Bauman, Stanislav Petrov, Salvatore Riina, Michael I of Romania, and Hugh Hefner. After her are Jalal Talabani, Jerry Lewis, John Hurt, Manuel Noriega, Raymond Kopa, and Glen Campbell.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jeanne Moreau ranks 378 out of 5,234Before her are Marin Mersenne (1588), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Philip the Bold (1342), Philippe Noiret (1930), André Malraux (1901), and Louis IV of France (920). After her are Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), and James I of Aragon (1208).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jeanne Moreau ranks 13Before her are Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Renoir (1894), Jean Gabin (1904), Anouk Aimée (1932), and Philippe Noiret (1930). After her are Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), Gérard Philipe (1922), Michel Piccoli (1925), Fernandel (1903), Marcel Marceau (1923), and Mireille Darc (1938).

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