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Jacques Tati (1907–1982)


The comic genius Jacques Tati was born Taticheff, descended from a noble Russian family. His grandfather, Count Dimitri, had been a general in the Imperial Army and had served as military attaché to the Russian Embassy in Paris. His father, Emmanuel Taticheff, was a well-to-do picture framer who conducted his business in the fashionable Rue de ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Playtime
Playtime Writer
(1967)
Mon Oncle
Mon Oncle Writer
(1958)
L'illusionniste
(2010)

Filmography

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 2010 L'illusionniste (original screenplay)
 2002 Forza Bastia (Documentary short)
 1974 Parade (TV Movie)
 1971 Trafic (original scenario)
  Faces of Paris (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode, 1968) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
- Who Is Monsieur Hulot? (1968) ... (narrative script) / (script)
 1967 Playtime (original screenplay)
 1967 Evening Class (Short)
 1958 Mon Oncle (written by)
 1953 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Jour de Fête (writer)
 1947 The School for Postmen (Short)
 1938 Retour à la terre (Short) (writer)
 1936 Soigne ton gauche (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Gai dimanche! (Short) (as Tati)
 1934 On demande une brute (Short) (as J. Tati)
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4 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mr. Hulot | J. Tati | Zak Tati | Tati

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[at the 1959 Academy Awards] I find that the people who speak the worst English want to talk more than the others. See more »

Trivia:

Interviewed in "World Directors in Dialogue" by Bert Cardullo (Scarecrow Press, 2011). See more »

Trademark:

The leading character in almost all of Tati's movies is the eccentric Mr. Hulot: a conservative, goofy yet good-willing character who seems to be doomed to do everything wrong in the modern world. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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