march twenty-sixth

did you know:
1 jean performed in 27 pictures in hollywood & france.
2 born as jean dorothy seberg in marshalltown, iowa.
3 seberg made her debut in her first film, saint joan, in 1957.
4 her name was entered in the 18,000-contestants talent search by a neighbor.
5 miss jean was embarrassed by all the attention, having little to no experience.
6 jean made two films after the first harsh criticism, then decided to try france.
7 there she became a star in the french new wave films, most notably À bout de souffle.
8 in 1969, she appeared in her first and only musical film, paint your wagon.
9 fbi illegally obtained her information to use against her. many believe this resulted her suicide.
10 seberg supported the naacp, native american school groups & the black panther party.

"Money doesn`t buy happiness. But happiness isn`t everything." -Jean Seberg


  1. I love the colouring you added to her stripes :)

    1. Thank you! I don't think her dress was quite that blue, but I am now inspired to make one like it!