Jeanne Moreau (born 23 January 1928) is a French actress, singer, screenwriter and director. She is the recipient of a César Award for Best Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress and a Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award for individual performances, and several lifetime awards.
Moreau made her theatrical debut in 1947, and established herself as one of the leading actresses... more »
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''I could live without acting.... Acting is a gift I've received. And I'm grateful for it and I enjoy it. But it's not the main point of my life. It never was.''Jeanne Moreau (b. 1928), French actor. As quoted in the New York Times, p. B15 (January 3, 1994). A major star of the French cinema, she said this...
''Some people are addicts. If they don't act, they don't exist.''Jeanne Moreau (b. 1928), French actor. International Herald Tribune (Paris, November 15, 1989).
''Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.''Jeanne Moreau (b. 1928), French stage and screen actor. New York Times (June 30, 1976).