The actress agent confirmed the news to AFP …
A great figure of French cinema is gone. The actress Jeanne Moreau, icon of French cinema, has died in Paris at age 89, confirmed by her agent this Monday.
The actress for the sensual beauty and unmistakable deep voice that fascinated the greatest directors during a career of 65 years, was found dead at her home in Paris, told AFP Joan of Hauteserre, mayor of the 8th arrondissement, confirming a report in the magazine Closer.
The first woman elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts
Born in 1928 in Paris, Jeanne Moreau began his career in 1949 in Last Love . The beginning of a long career and memorable roles, like that of “Catherine” in the filmJ ules and Jim for François Truffaut , or “Joan” in Amants of Louis Malle.
She received a first César Award for Best Actress in 1992 for the film The old walkingin the sea of Laurent Heynemann and two honorary Césars in 1995 and 2008. She is also the first woman elected to the Academy of fine arts of the Institute of France in 2000.