The other day we casually mentioned Jean Seberg as the star of Breathless, by Godard. We didn't mean to be flip about Ms. Seberg. She wasn't a bad actress, but happiness ultimately eluded her, and after a brief life of convoluted confusion, she took her own life.
It all started with her portrayal of Preminger's St. Joan:
Meanwhile, any self-respecting actress back in the day smoked like a chimney: