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Date of Birth 5 December 1904Brussels, Belgium
Date of Death 23 December 1990La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Birth NamePierre Cohen

Mini Bio (1)

Pierre Chenal was born on December 5, 1904 in Brussels, Belgium as Pierre Cohen. He was a director and writer, known for Crime and Punishment (1935), Native Son (1951) and Les belles au bois dormantes (1970). He was married to Florence Marly. He died on December 23, 1990 in La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

Spouse (1)

Florence Marly (1938 - 1955) (divorced)

Trivia (1)

As a French Jew, he was forced to abandon a flourishing career as a director, fleeing from Nazi-occupied France for Argentina in 1942. He resumed work after the war, but with considerably less success.

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