BirthdaySeptember 15, 1894
BirthplaceParis, France

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jean Renoir

    Full name: Jean Renoir
    Also known as: Jean Renoir, Renoir, Jean
    Professions: Director, Writer, Actor
    Work: with Howard Hawks
    Occupation: Actor, director, screenwriter, producer, author

  2. Jean Renoir Measurements

    Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)

  3. Jean Renoir Known for

    La Grande Illusion (1937), The Rules of the Game (1939), The Lower Depths (1936), La Bête Humaine (1938)

  4. Jean Renoir Death information

    Died: Monday, 12th of February, 1979 (Age: 84)

  5. Jean Renoir Biography

    Jean Renoir (French: [ʁənwaʁ]; 15 September 1894 – 12 February 1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. His films Grand Illusion (1937) and The Rules of the Game (1939) are often cited by critics as among the greatest films ever made. As an author, he wrote the definitive biography of his father, the painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Renoir, My Father (1962). Jean Renoir was ranked by the BFI's Sight & Sound poll of critics as the fourth greatest director of all time.

  6. Jean Renoir Family

    Spouse: Catherine Hessling

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