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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 2,161,017 page views. Her biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Jeanne Moreau is the 154th most popular actor (up from 157th in 2019), the 356th most popular biography from France (up from 377th in 2019) and the 12th 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 154 out of 9,996Before her are Peter O'Toole, Joe Pesci, Christopher Plummer, Leonardo DiCaprio, Diane Keaton, and Gene Hackman. After her are Angelina Jolie, Bette Davis, Nick Nolte, Geraldine Chaplin, Shirley MacLaine, and Timothy Dalton.

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Among people born in 1928, Jeanne Moreau ranks 16Before her are James Watson, Chinghiz Aitmatov, Serge Gainsbourg, Philip K. Dick, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Osamu Tezuka. After her are Rinus Michels, Yves Klein, Didi, Shirley Temple, Roger Vadim, and Jean-Marie Le Pen. Among people deceased in 2017, Jeanne Moreau ranks 10Before her are Stanislav Petrov, Zygmunt Bauman, Michael I of Romania, Gene Cernan, David Rockefeller, and Zbigniew Brzezinski. After her are Salvatore Riina, Raymond Kopa, Chuck Berry, Jalal Talabani, Hugh Hefner, and John Hurt.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jeanne Moreau ranks 356 out of 6,011Before her are Paul Ricœur (1913), James I of Aragon (1208), Jean Buridan (1295), Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709), Alfred Binet (1857), and Constantine II (316). After her are Louis IV of France (920), Baldwin I of Jerusalem (1058), Pierre Gassendi (1592), Pope Innocent V (1225), Léo Delibes (1836), and Prosper Mérimée (1803).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jeanne Moreau ranks 12Before her are Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Gabin (1904), Marcel Marceau (1923), and Jean Renoir (1894). After her are Fernandel (1903), Anouk Aimée (1932), Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), Philippe Noiret (1930), Gérard Philipe (1922), and Mireille Darc (1938).

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