Famous French T V & Movie Producers

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 1 Damien Chazelle

Damien Chazelle
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Best known for his 2014 psychological drama film Whiplash, Damien Chazelle is a Rhode Island-born American film director and screenwriter. An alumnus of the Harvard University, he began his career with a black-and-white musical, writing screenplays before making his breakthrough with Whiplash, winning several awards not only for the film, but also for La La Land and First Man.

 2 Luc Besson

Luc Besson
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

Luc Besson is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter. He started working in the film industry as an assistant to famous directors and learned the nuances of direction. He then moved on to direct films and launched his own production company. He is considered a key figure in the Cinéma du look movement. 

 3 Frank Darabont

Frank Darabont
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montbéliard, France

A lifelong fan of horror books and movies, especially of Stephen King, three-time Oscar nominated film director and screenwriter Frank Darabont decided to take up film making as his profession after seeing THX 1138. Beginning his career with screenwriting, he debuted as director with Buried Alive, eventually making such magnificent films like Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile and The Mist.

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 4 François Truffaut

François Truffaut
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 21, 1984

François Truffaut was a French film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. He is credited to be one of the founders of the French New Wave. Beginning his career in the mid-1950s, he was active in the entertainment industry for close to three decades. His film The 400 Blows is considered a defining film of the French New Wave movement. 

 5 Roger Vadim

Roger Vadim
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 11, 2000

Roger Vadim was a French film director, producer, screenwriter, and artist. He is remembered for his visually aesthetic movies with erotic qualities. He was also popular for his relationships with beautiful actresses like Catherine Deneuve, Cindy Pickett, and Margaret Markov. Also an author, Vadim wrote several books, including his autobiography, From One Star to the Next.

 6 Maiwenn

Maiwenn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Les Lilas, France

Pressured by her mother, actress-cum-filmmaker Maiwenn began her acting career at a very tender age, making her mark with the role of Elle, as a child, in One Deadly Summer. Continuing to perform, she took a hiatus after her marriage, eventually returning to acting, starring in movies like High Tension before venturing into film-direction; she quickly achieved international recognition with Polisse

 7 Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: May 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Versailles, France
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 8 Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France

Polish-French film director, producer, writer, and actor Roman Polanski is a popular yet controversial figure. He has made several critically acclaimed films and has received six Oscar nominations. He has been accused of sexual abuse by numerous women and is a subject of an Interpol red notice issued for his arrest.

 9 Greg Lansky

Greg Lansky
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: December 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France

 10 Cecilia Peck

Cecilia Peck
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: May 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 11 Sarah Edmondson

Sarah Edmondson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 12 Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Jean-Pierre Jeunet
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Famous As: Film director who achieved his biggest success with the release of Amélie, gaining international acclaim and reaching BBC's 100 Greatest Films of the 21st Century
Birthdate: September 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Le Coteau, France

 13 Mathieu Kassovitz

Mathieu Kassovitz
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France

 14 Dimitri Rassam

Dimitri Rassam
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Famous As: Film producer and a member of the Monegasque princely family
Birthdate: November 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France

 15 Jamel Debbouze

Jamel Debbouze
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France

 16 Edwige Fenech

Edwige Fenech
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Annaba, Algeria

 17 Mathilde Ollivier

Mathilde Ollivier
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montparnasse, Paris, France

 18 Julie Gayet

Julie Gayet
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France

 19 Marc Dorcel

Marc Dorcel
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Famous As: Producer, director and founder of Video Marc Dorcel
Birthdate: 1934 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France

 20 Dany Boon

Dany Boon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 26, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Armentières, France

 21 Jean-Jacques Annaud

Jean-Jacques Annaud
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: October 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Île-de-France, France

 22 Candide Thovex

Candide Thovex
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Famous As: Freestyle skier
Birthdate: May 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Annecy, France

 23 Jacques Audiard

Jacques Audiard
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

 24 Christian Clavier

Christian Clavier
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

 25 Caroline Proust

Caroline Proust
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Le Vigan, France

 26 Jean-Marc Barr

Jean-Marc Barr
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bitburg, Germany

 27 Hugo Becker

Hugo Becker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Metz, France

 28 Victor Drai

Victor Drai
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Famous As: Nightclub owner, film producer
Birthdate: July 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

 29 Michel Hazanavicius

Michel Hazanavicius
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

 30 Jacques Charrier

Jacques Charrier
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Metz, France

 31 Alain Chabat

Alain Chabat
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria

 32 Kad Merad

Kad Merad
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Famous As: filmmaker
Birthdate: March 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria

 33 Anatole Litvak

Anatole Litvak
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Famous As: Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Birthdate: May 21, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kiev, Russian Empire
Died: December 15, 1974

Anatole Litvak was a Russian-born American filmmaker. He was notable for bringing previously little-known actors to the spotlight and enabling them to win Academy Awards. French actors Charles Boyer and Danielle Darrieux and Swedish star Ingrid Bergman are among the ones he helped become internationally famous. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6633 Hollywood Blvd. 

 34 Philippe Garrel

Philippe Garrel
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 6, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France

 35 Henri-Georges Clouzot

Henri-Georges Clouzot
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: November 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Niort, France
Died: January 12, 1977

 36 Aïssa Maïga

Aïssa Maïga
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

 37 Christoph Clark

Christoph Clark
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Famous As: Pornographic actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Franche-Comté, France

 38 SebastiAn

SebastiAn
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Famous As: He has worked as a solo electronic musician and as a remixer for bands
Birthdate: February 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France

 39 Thierry Lhermitte

Thierry Lhermitte
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France

 40 André Weinfeld

André Weinfeld
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: April 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

André Weinfeld is a TV and film producer, cinematographer, director, screenwriter, journalist, and photographer. In addition to covering the rock and roll and pop scenes of the 1960s and 1970s, André Weinfeld also worked as a war correspondent, covering wars such as the Six-Day War, Vietnam War, and the Yom Kippur War.

 41 Ludo Lefebvre

Ludo Lefebvre
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: April 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Burgundy

 42 Virginie Silla

Virginie Silla
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: January 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 43 Patrice Chéreau

Patrice Chéreau
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Famous As: Opera Director
Birthdate: November 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lézigné, Huillé-Lézigné, France
Died: October 7, 2013

 44 Max Linder

Max Linder
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 16, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cavernes, Saint-Loubès, Gironde, French Third Republic
Died: November 1, 1925

 45 Roschdy Zem

Roschdy Zem
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, France

 46 Celine Cousteau

Celine Cousteau
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: June 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States

 47 Gérard Jugnot

Gérard Jugnot
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

 48 Kev Adams

Kev Adams
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France

 49 Lilyan Chauvin

Lilyan Chauvin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 26, 2008

 50 Cédric Klapisch

Cédric Klapisch
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France