Jean Seberg


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Biography:
Birth Name: Jean Seberg
Born: 11/13/1938
Birth Place: Marshalltown, Iowa, USA
Death Place: Paris, FR
Died: 09/08/1979

After the silly but popular British comedy "The Mouse That Roared" (1959), Seberg was cast in Jean-Luc Godard's landmark New Wave feature "A Bout de souffle/Breathless" (1959), which brought her renewed international attention. As an American in Paris, selling papers on the streets and romancing wanted criminal Jean-Paul Belmondo, she gave a careless, modern and very hip performance. Still, Seberg had to struggle through five unremarkable features before turning in a memorable performance as a schizophrenic in the title role of Robert Rossen's "Lilith" (1964).

Seberg hopped back and forth from America to Europe, making a total of 30 films, although only a few of them were remarkable. In M... Continue Bio >>

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