Jeanne Moreau biography
Jeanne Moreau was born on January 23, 1928, in Paris, France. The daughter of a dancer in the Folies Bergère, Moreau began acting in her teens. She went on to become one of the pre-eminent actresses of the French New Wave film movement, starring in François Truffaut's 1962 film Jules et Jim. By the start of the 21st century, Moreau had starred in more than 130 films and worked with a number of film legends, including Jean-Luc Godard, Orson Welles and Louis Malle.