IN BRIEF Award-win­ning French ac­tress Jeanne Moreau dies

The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E -

French ac­tress Jeanne Moreau, whose seven-decade ca­reer in­cluded work with Fran­cois Truf­faut, Or­son Welles, Wim Wen­ders and other ac­claimed di­rec­tors, has died. The French pres­i­dent’s of­fice an­nounced her death in a state­ment Mon­day with­out pro­vid­ing a cause. An as­sis­tant to her agent con­firmed the death but would not pro­vide de­tails. Moreau, per­haps best known for her per­for­mance in Truf­faut’s 1962 “Jules and Jim,” con­tin­ued work­ing well into her 80s. She won awards at the Cannes Film Fes­ti­val, which she presided over twice, and an hon­orary Os­car.


Jeanne Moreau died at home in Paris. She was 89.

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