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Maurice Druon (1918–2009)

Maurice Druon was born on April 23, 1918 in Paris, France as Maurice Kessel. He was a writer, known for Les grandes familles (1989), Vertigine d'amore (1949) and The Possessors (1958). He was married to Madeleine Merignac. He died on April 14, 2009 in Paris. See full bio »


(age 90) in Paris, France

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 2005 A Cursed Monarchy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Le Lys et le lion (2005) ... (novel)
- La Louve de France (2005) ... (novel)
- Les poisons de la couronne (2005) ... (novel)
- La Reine étranglée (2005) ... (novel)
- Le Roi de Fer (2005) ... (novel)
 1989 Les grandes familles (TV Mini-Series) (novel) / (screenplay)
 1981 Tistou les pouces verts (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 A Matter of Time (novel "The Film of Memory")
 1972-1973 Les rois maudits (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Le lis et le lion (1973) ... (novel)
- La louve de France (1973) ... (novel)
- La loi des mâles (1973) ... (novel)
- Les poisons de la couronne (1973) ... (novel)
- La reine étranglée (1972) ... (novel)
 1962 Five Miles to Midnight (dialogue - uncredited)
 1960 The Baron of the Locks (scenario)
 1958 The Possessors (novel)
 1949 Vertigine d'amore (dialogue) / (screenplay)
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 2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- L'étau (2009) ... (writer: "Le chant des partisans")
 2002 Jean Moulin (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Le chant des partisans")
 1981 Au bon beurre (TV Series) (lyrics: "Le chant des partisans")
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 1961 Goodbye Again (uncredited)
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 2007 Modern Greeks: C.P. Cavafy (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 2007 Modern Greeks: Constantinos Karamanlis (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
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 2006 Tout le monde en parle (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 May 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2004 Histoires de fiction (TV Series documentary)
- Les fictions historiques (2004) ... Himself
 1976 30 millions d'amis (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 9 March 1976 (1976) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

Maurice de Reyniac Druon

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His father, Lazare Kessel, actor at the "Comédie-Française", killed himself at the time of Maurice's birth. He learned this when he was eighteen, having been told before that his father had died from the Spanish flu. See more »

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