Grew up living part of the time in Paris, and part of the time in Mazirat, her father's native village
Along with mother, was forced to stay in Paris during WWII; classified as an "enemy alien"
Acted in Avignon Theater Festival
Became the youngest person ever admitted to membership in the Comedie Francaise; first play with the company, "A Month in the Country," directed by Jean Meyer
Feature film debut, "Dernier amour"
Acted with the Theatre National Populaire
Acted in director Peter Brook's French production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
Achieved prominence in cinema with performances in Louis Malle's "Ascenseur pour l'echafaud/Elevator to the Gallows" and "Les amants/The Lovers"
First English-language film, "Five Branded Women," an Italian-Yugoslavian-U.S. co-production
International star status confirmed with appearance in Francois Truffaut's "Jules et Jim/Jules and Jim"
First (primarily) American film production, "The Victors"
Served as editor-in-chief of the audiovisual magazine <i>IN</i>
Returned to the stage after many years to act in "La chevauchee sur le lac de Constance/The Ride Across Lake Constance"
Served as president of the jury of the 28th International Cannes Film Festival
Featured as subject of the short film "Chroniques de France ¿ Jeanne Moreau," directed by Renaud de Dancourt
Feature directorial debut, "Lumiere/Light"; also wrote the screenplay and starred in
Directed second feature "L'Adolescente"
Founded production company Capella Films
Film producing debut, the documentary featurette (54 minutes) "Lillian Gish"; also directed
Earliest TV work included the French-made "L'arbre" and the British-made "Vicious Circle"
Made U.S. stage debut acting in Baltimore production of "The Night of the Iguana"
Narrated "Hotel Terminus: Klaus Barbie, His Life and Times"
Starred in "The Summer House," renewing interest of American audience
Starred in TV film "A Foreign Field" (PBS)
Named as president of the jury of the 48th International Cannes Film Festival
Appeared in "The Proprietor," directed by Ismael Merchant
Honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (October)
Appeared in the miniseries "Les Misérables" (Fox Family Channel) opposite Gérard Depardieu
Cast in François Ozon's "Time to Leave"
Starred in the drama "One Day You'll Understand"