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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 »

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(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 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)
 1986 Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 1985 Amazon (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Snowstorm in the Jungle (1985) ... (executive producer)
 1978 The Cousteau Odyssey (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Calypso's Search for the Britannic (1978) ... (executive producer)
  The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 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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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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Alternate Names:

Jacques Cousteau
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Personal Quote:

We must plant the sea and herd its animals ... using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting. [Interview, 17 July 1971] See more »

Trivia:

His book, "The Silent World", sold over five million copies in 22 languages. See more »

Trademark:

Red woolen cap

Star Sign:

Gemini

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