BREAKING: French Actress Jeanne Moreau Is Dead
The movie world is mourning.
One of its finest, Jeanne Moreau, has died at the age of 89.
Moreau, who shot to fame in “Jules et Jim” and starred in some of the most critically-acclaimed films of the 20th century, was found dead at her home in Paris, her agent said on Monday.
She won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for Seven Days... Seven Nights (1960), the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress for Viva Maria! (1965), and the César Award for Best Actress for The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea (1992).
She has also been the recipient of several lifetime awards, including a BAFTA Fellowship in 1996.
Moreau made her theatrical debut in 1947 and established herself as one of the leading actresses of the Comédie-Française.