Jean Seberg Biography
(Known for Her Performance in the French Film ‘Breathless’)
Birthday: November 13, 1938 (Scorpio)
Born In: Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Jean Dorothy Seberg was an American actress best known for her performance in films, such as ‘Breathless’, ‘Paint Your Wagon’, and ‘Gang War in Naples’. Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, US, she began her film career when she was nineteen. Her first role was in the British American film ‘Saint Joan’. The film was an adaptation of Bernard Shaw’s play of the same name, based on the life of the famous French warrior Joan of Arc. Seberg portrayed the title role of Joan. The film received a lot of criticism due to historical inaccuraracies. Over the next few years, she appeared in films such as ‘Breathless’ and ‘In the French Style’. She played the lead role in the film ‘Moment to Moment’, where she portrayed an adulterous married woman. She also played an important role in the Oscar winning film ‘Airport’. Her flourishing career was cut short by her untimely death—she passed away in 1979, at the age of 40. Her death had been ruled as a probable suicide. At the time of her death, she was working on the film ‘La légion saute sur Kolwezi’, also known as ‘Operation Leopard’.