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Gérard Lauzier (1932–2008)

Gérard Lauzier was born on November 30, 1932 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. He was a writer and director, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), À gauche en sortant de l'ascenseur (1988) and Rat Race (1980). He died on December 6, 2008 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 76) in Paris, France

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 1999 The Son of Français (writer)
 1999 Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (dialogue)
 1994 My Father the Hero (screenplay "Mon père, ce héros")
 1991 Mon Pere Ce Heros (scenario and dialogue)
 1988 À gauche en sortant de l'ascenseur (play "L'Amuse-gueule") / (screenplay)
 1985 Glups!! (TV Movie) (comics - as Lauzier)
 1984 Petit Con (comic book "Souvenirs d'un jeune homme") / (written by)
 1982 Keeping Everyone Up (play) / (screenplay)
 1981 Psy
 1980 Rat Race (adaptation) / (comic strip La course du rat) / (dialogue)
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Started as a commercial illustrator, before becoming a famous comic book author/artist in the seventies. He was well-known for his dark humour and pungent social satire, his most renowned work being the serie "Tranches de vie" (life slices). In the eighties, he gradually abandoned comics to concentrate on his work as a movie director and writer.

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