The actress has passed away this week after a truly outstanding screen career.
The legendary French actress Jeanne Moreau has passed away at the age of 89 today, according to information released by her agent. As of yet, the circumstances surrounding her death have not been released, but the French President has already paid tribute to the star.
Jeanne Moreau at Cannes Film Festival in 2008
The actress, whose best known role was probably 1962's award-winning romance 'Jules et Jim', was found dead at her home in Paris on July 31st 2017 as confirmed by both the Mayor of the capital and her long-time agent. She was a stalwart figure of French New Wave cinema and her supporters are understandably devastated.
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