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Jeanne Moreau, legendary French actress and star of 'Jules and Jim,' dies at 89

Jeanne Moreau, legendary French actress and star of 'Jules and Jim,' dies at 89

French actress Jeanne Moreau, a smoky-voiced femme fatale who starred in Francois Truffaut's love triangle film "Jules and Jim" and whose award-winning, seven-decade career included work with some of the world's most acclaimed directors, has died. She was 89.

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.

President Emmanuel Macron said Moreau epitomized her art like few others, and praised her for going beyond her earlier roles as a screen siren to embrace other genres, starring in comedies and action films.

"That was her freedom...

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