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Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1910–1997)

Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910 in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France. He was a producer and director, known for The Silent World (1956), Rhythm on the Reef (1952) and World Without Sun (1964). He was married to Francine Triplet and Simone Cousteau. He died on June 25, 1997 in Paris, France. See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in Paris, France

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Filmography

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 1995 Cousteau: My First 85 Years (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993-1994 Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World II (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Mekong: Vietnam & Cambodia - Children of Rice & Guns (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Mekong: Gift of Water (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Secret Societies of Dolphins and Whales (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1989 Cousteau: Alaska: Outrage at Valdez (executive producer)
  Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World I (TV Series documentary) (producer - 6 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1989)
- Australia: The Last Barrier (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Sea of Cortez: Legacy of Cortez (1987) ... (producer)
- Palawan: The Last Refuge (1986) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Cape Horn: Waters of the Wind (1986) ... (producer)
  Amazon (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (producer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Snowstorm in the Jungle (1985) ... (executive producer)
- The Enchanted River (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Journey to a Thousand Rivers (1984) ... (executive producer)
- River to the Future (1984) ... (producer)
 1978 The Cousteau Odyssey (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Time Bomb at Fifty Fathoms (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Calypso's Search for the Britannic (1978) ... (executive producer)
- The Nile: Part 2 (1978) ... (executive producer)
  The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 10 episodes, 1968 - 1973) (producer - 4 episodes, 1968 - 1972)
- The Singing Whale (1973) ... (executive producer)
- The Forgotten Mermaids (1973) ... (executive producer)
- The Smile of the Walrus (1972) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- A Sound of Dolphins (1972) ... (executive producer)
- Octopus, Octopus (1971) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
  National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (producer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Hippo! (1969) ... (executive producer)
- 500 Million Years Beneath the Sea (1968) ... (executive producer)
- The World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1966) ... (producer)
 1964 World Without Sun (Documentary) (producer)
 1959 The Golden Fish (Short) (producer)
 1953 Un musée dans la mer (producer)
 1952 La mer rouge (producer)
 1950 Carnet de plongée (producer)
 1950 Une sortie du 'Rubis' (producer)
 1949 Autour d'un récif (producer)
 1949 Dauphins et crétacés (producer)
 1949 Les phoques du Rio d'Oro (producer)
 1947 Silent Landscapes (producer)
 1946 Épaves (Documentary short) (producer)
 1943 Par dix-huit mètres de fond (producer)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (34 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (11 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Article (as Capt. Jacques Costeau), "How We Film Under the Sea," Published in "Popular Science (USA)," February 1969, Vol. 194 No. 2, Pages 65-69, 184.

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3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jacques Cousteau
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Personal Quote:

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on. See more »

Trivia:

Having enrolled in the French Navy's aviation school, he was about to take his pilot's exam, when he crashed his father's car on a foggy mountain road. He broke both of his arms, one becoming infected. The accident possibly saved his life, since all but one of his fellow aviation classmates were later killed in action during World War II. See more »

Trademark:

Red woolen cap

Star Sign:

Gemini

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