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Jeanne Moreau


1928

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The actress Jeanne Moreau can look back to a turbulent acting career. She took part in many classics. She appeared at the end of the 40's in movie for the first time and was so successful in the next decade that she soon became a world star.

The young Jeanne Moreau studied at the conservatory of Paris and worked at the Comèdie Française between 1948 and 1952.

Her first important movie was „Touchez pas au grisbi - Wenn es Nacht wird in Paris“ (53). After that followed cinematical masterpieces like „La reine Margot“ (54), „Gas-Oil“ (55) and „Les liaisons dangereuses“ (59). 

Jeanne Moreau was often engaged in gangster movies at the beginning but then a then unknown and as outsider stamped man called Louis Malle entered her life and offered her the leading role for his first movie „Ascenseur pour l'échafaud - Fahrstuhl zum Schafott“ (57). This and the following movie "Les amants - Die Liebenden“ (58) - also directed by Louis Malle - rang in a new era of the French film and launched the great time of Jeanne Moreau.

It followed productions like „La notte - Die Nacht“ (60), the romantic-buoyant masterpiece „Jules und Jim“ (61), „Eva“ (63), „La baie des anges“ (63), „Mata-Hari“ (65), „Viva Maria“ (65), „Mademoiselle“ (65) and „La marée était en noir - Die Braut trug schwarz“ (67).

Jeanne Moreau soon conquered the international film, among them are „Le procès - Der Prozess“ (63), „Monte Walsh“ (70), „The Deep“ (70), „The Last Tycoon - Der letzte Tycoon“ (76), „Querelle“ (82), „Katharina die Grosse“ (95) and „Ever After“ (98).

She underpinned her position as an actress of worldwide renown in over 115 movies in 50 years.

Jeanne Moreau was among others married with the director William Friedkin.
 

Other movies with Jeanne Moreau: 
Dernier amour (49) Meurtres (50) Pigalle-Saint-Germain-des-Prés (50) L'homme de ma vie (52) Il est minuit, Docteur Schweitzer (52) Dortoir des grandes (53) Julietta (53) Les intrigantes (54) Il letto (54) M'sieur la Caille (55) Les hommes en blanc (55) Le salaire du péché (56) Jusqu'au dernier (57) Les louves (57) L'étrange Monsieur Steve (57) Trois jours à vivre (57) Echec au porteur (58) Le dos au mur (58) Les quatre cents coups (59) 5 Branded Women (60) Moderato cantabile (60) Le dialogue des Carmélites (60) Une femme est une femme (61) Peau de banane (63) Le feu follet (63) The Victors (63) Le journal d'une femme de chambre (64) The Train (64) The Yellow Rolls-Royce (64) Campanadas a medianoche (65) Le plus vieux métier du monde (67) The Sailor from Gibraltar (67) The Immortal STory (68) Great Catherine (68) Le corps de Diane (69) Comptes à rebours (71) Le petit théâtre de Jean Renoir (71) L'humeur vagabonde (72) Chère Louise (72) Nathalie Granger (72) Joanna Francesa (73) Je t'aime (74) Les valseuses (74) La race des 'seigneurs2 (74) Le jardin qui bascule (74) Saint, martyr et poète (75) Souvenirs d'en France (75) Hu-Man (75) Lumière (76) Monsieur Klein (76) Plein sud (81) Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid (81) Mille millards de dollars (82) La truite (82) L'arbre (82) Le paltoquet (86) Sauve-toi, Lola (86) The Last Seance (86) Serie "Le tiroir secret" (86) Le miraculé (87) Jour après jour (89) Nikita (90) Alberto Express (90) La femme fardée (90) Anna Karamazoff (91) La vieille qui marchait dans la mer (91) Bis ans Ende der Welt (91) To meteoro vima tou pelargou (91) La nuit de l'océean (92) A demain (92) Clothes in the Wardrobe (92) L'absence (93) Map of the Human Heart (93) Je m'appelle Victor (93) A Foreign Field (93) Les cent et une nuits de Simon Cinéma (95) Al di la delle nuvole (95) I Love You, I Love You Not (96) The Propiretor (96) Amour et confusions (97) Un amour de sorcière (97) Balzac (99) Il manoscritto del principe (00) Serie "Les Misérables" (00) Lisa (01) Zaide, un petit air de vengeance (01) Cet amour-là (01) Genesys (01) The Will to Resist (02) Les parents terribles (03)

Writer:
Lumière (76) L'adolescente (79) La petite prairie aux bouleaux (03)

Director: 
Lumière (76) L'adolescente (79) Lillian Gish (83)


 
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