Jean Seberg

American actress (1938-1979)

Jean Dorothy Seberg (/ˈsbɜːrɡ/;[2] French: [ʒin sebɛʁɡ];[3] November 13, 1938 – August 30, 1979) was an American actress. Her performance in Jean-Luc Godard's 1960 movie Breathless made her an icon of French New Wave cinema.[4][5]

Jean Seberg
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Seberg in Gang War in Naples (1972)
Born
Jean Dorothy Seberg

(1938-11-13)November 13, 1938
DiedAugust 30, 1979(1979-08-30) (aged 40)
Paris, France
Cause of deathProbable suicide[1]
Body discoveredSeptember 8, 1979
Resting placeMontparnasse Cemetery
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Iowa
OccupationActress
Years active1957–1979
Spouse(s)
François Moreuil
(m. 1958; div. 1960)

Romain Gary
(m. 1962; div. 1970)

Partner(s)Ahmed Hasni (1979)
Children2

She appeared in 34 movies in Hollywood, including Saint Joan, Bonjour Tristesse, Lilith, The Mouse That Roared, Moment to Moment, A Fine Madness, Paint Your Wagon, Airport, Macho Callahan, and Gang War in Naples.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Coates-Smith, Michael; McGee, Garry (2012). The Films of Jean Seberg. McFarland. p. 8. ISBN 9780786490226. Retrieved November 26, 2016. Final cause of death was left as 'probable suicide,' ...
  2. "Say How: S". National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
  3. "Breathless / À bout de souffle (1960) - Trailer (english subtitles)". UniFrance. November 20, 2014. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  4. Sharf, Zack (2018-03-14). "Kristen Stewart to Play 'Breathless' Star and French New Wave Icon Jean Seberg in 'Against All Enemies'". IndieWire. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  5. Tartaglione, Nancy (2018-03-14). "Kristen Stewart To Play Icon Jean Seberg In Political Thriller 'Against All Enemies'; Jack O'Connell, Anthony Mackie Also Star". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-02-11.