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Jeanne Moreau

When people gave Louis Malle credit for making a star of Jeanne Moreau in Elevator to the Gallows (1958) immediately followed by The Lovers (1958), he would point out that Moreau by that time had already been "recognized as the prime stage actress of her generation." She had made it to the Comédie Française in her 20s. She had appeared in B-movie ... See full bio »
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 20 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage: Appeared (as "Suzette Bourdier") in Robert de Flers, Gaston Arman de Cavaillet and Emmanuel Arene's "Le roi" See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 9 Print Biographies | 196 Interviews | 117 Articles | 27 Pictorials | 300 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Mademoiselle Jeanne Moreau


5' 4¼" (1.63 m)

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Each time I come to New York, it's like meeting again someone I love. See more »


Chosen by the magazine "Esquire" as one of "the 100 Best People in the World" (December 1997). See more »


Unconventional, earthy sexiness See more »

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