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Jean Seberg

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Biography

Marshalltown, Iowa, USA
Jean Dorothy Seberg was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, to Dorothy Arline (Benson), a substitute teacher, and Edward Waldemar Seberg, a pharmacist. Her father was of Swedish descent and her mother was of English and German ancestry.

One month before her eighteenth birthday, Jean landed the title role in Otto Preminger's Saint Joan (1957) after a much-publicized contest involving some 18,000 hopefuls. The failure of that film and the only moderate success of her next, Bonjour Tristesse (1958), combined to stall Seberg's career, until her role in Jean-Luc Godard's landmark feature, Breathless (1960), brought her renewed international attention. Read more...

Actor

Character: Helen Kokintz

The Mouse That Roared 1959

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Character: Barbara Holloway

Let No Man Write My Epitaph 1960

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Character: Kay Stanton

Moment to Moment 1965

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Character: Adele Matthews

Pendulum 1969

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Character: Laura Anderson / Richardson

Mousey 1974

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Character: Tanya Livingston

Airport 1970

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Character: Lilith Arthur

Lilith 1964

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Character: Patricia Franchini

Breathless 1960

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Character: Edith Lemoine - une infirmière gauchiste

The Assassination 1972

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Character: Patricia Franchini

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