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About Jeanne Moreau
Having made her acting debut on stage in 1947, Jeanne Moreau went on to position herself as a prominent actress of the popular Comedie-Francaise theatre.
She transitioned to films in 1949, becoming an international star through roles in “Seven Days… Seven Nights”, “La Notte” and “Viva Maria!”.
She was also a screenwriter, singer, director and socialite.
She was the daughter of dancer Katherine Buckley and restaurateur Anatole-Désiré Moreau. She was married twice: first to Jean-Louis Richard, a French actor and film director, and then to William Friedkin, an American film director. Her second marriage produced a son, Jérôme.
She was honored with lifetime achievement awards by the Cesar Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the European Film Awards amongst others.
She died of natural causes on July 31, 2017 at 89 years old.
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Famous quotes by Jeanne Moreau
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.Jeanne Moreau
Aging gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. Don't worry girls, look like a wreck, that's the way it goes.Jeanne Moreau
All those vitamins aren't to keep death at bay, they're to keep deterioration at bay.Jeanne Moreau
As long as you don't make waves, ripples, life seems easy. But that's condemning yourself to impotence and death before you are dead.Jeanne Moreau
Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge.Jeanne Moreau
Death is an absolute mystery. We are all vulnerable to it, it's what makes life interesting and suspenseful.Jeanne Moreau
Every night I go over what I did in the day, in ethical or moral terms. Have I treated people properly? Did I tell the truth?Jeanne Moreau
I don't think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent.Jeanne Moreau
I need, absolutely, to be alone.Jeanne Moreau
I think more and more people want to live alone. You can be a couple without being in each other's pockets. I don't see why you have to share the same bathroom.Jeanne Moreau
I work more now because at this time of my life I am not disturbed from my aim by outside pressures such as family, passionate relationships, dealing with 'who am I?' - those complications when one is searching for one's self.Jeanne Moreau
I've never worried about age.Jeanne Moreau
If you're extremely, painfully frightened of age, it shows.Jeanne Moreau
It's just as idiotic to say there is no life after death as it is to say there is one.Jeanne Moreau
Knowing how to die is knowing how to live. What is death anyway? It's the outcome of life.Jeanne Moreau
Life is given to you like a flat piece of land and everything has to be done. I hope that when I am finished, my piece of land will be a beautiful garden, so there is a lot of work.Jeanne Moreau
My face has changed with the years and has enough history in it to give audiences something to work with.Jeanne Moreau
Success is like a liberation or the first phrase of a love story.Jeanne Moreau
To me age is a number, just a number. Who cares?Jeanne Moreau
What is amazing for a woman of my age is that I change as the world is changing-and changing very, very fast. I don't think my mother had that opportunity to change.Jeanne Moreau
When I'm acting, I'm two beings. There's the one monitoring the distance between myself and the camera, making sure I hit my marks, and there is the one driven by this inner fire, this delicious fear.Jeanne Moreau
When Tony was madly in love with me, his relationship with Vanessa Redgrave was ending.Jeanne Moreau
When you live under the power of terror and segregation, you can't ever start a work of art.Jeanne Moreau
You don't have to be a wreck. You don't have to be sick. One's aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out.Jeanne Moreau
F.A.Q. about Jeanne Moreau
When is her birthday?
Jeanne Moreau's birthday is on January 23, 1928.
In how many days is her birthday?
Jeanne's birthday is in 98 days
How old was Jeanne when she died?
She was 89 years old.
When did she die?
She died in July 31, 2017.
How old would she be today?
Jeanne Moreau would be 93 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Jeanne from?
She was born in Paris, France.
Jeanne Moreau's Popularity
Jeanne Moreau was a famous French actress, singer, screenwriter, and director, who was born on January 23, 1928. As a person born on this date, Jeanne Moreau is listed in our database as the 39th most popular celebrity for the day (January 23) and the 46th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on January 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Jeanne Moreau is the 1059th most popular Aquarius.
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