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Édouard Molinaro (1928–2013)

Édouard Molinaro was born on May 31, 1928 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France. He was a director and writer, known for La Cage aux Folles (1978), The Birdcage (1996) and Oscar (1967). He was married to Marie-Hélène Breillat. He died on December 7, 2013 in Paris, France. See full bio »

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(age 85) in Paris, France

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 2005-2008 Le tuteur (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Le clandestin (2008)
- Mère à 14 ans (2006)
- Mariage blanc (2005)
 2008 Scénarios contre les discriminations (TV Series short) (1 episode)
- Dirty Slapping (2008)
 2005-2006 Les hommes de coeur (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Nawin (2006)
- Le mal du pays (2005)
- Pilote (2005)
 2005 Navarro (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Manipulation (2005)
- Double meurtre (2005)
 2003 Un homme par hasard (TV Movie)
 2001 Nana (TV Movie)
 1999 Tombé du nid (TV Movie)
 1999 Nora (TV Movie)
 1998-1999 H (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Un coup de froid (1999)
- Un flacon rouge (1999)
 1995 Ce que savait Maisie (TV Movie)
 1992 Le souper
 1992 La femme abandonnée (TV Movie)
 1992 Coup de foudre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Résurgence (1992)
 1991 L'amour maudit de Leisenbohg (TV Movie)
 1990 Le gorille (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1989 Manon Roland (TV Movie)
 1989 Les grandes familles (TV Mini-Series)
 1988 La ruelle au clair de lune (TV Movie)
 1988 Rausch der Verwandlung (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1986 Un métier du seigneur (TV Movie)
 1986 Le tiroir secret (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- La saisie (1986)
 1985 Palace
 1983 La veuve rouge (TV Movie)
 1981 Au bon beurre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1981)
- Episode #1.1 (1981)
 1980 Sunday Lovers (segment "The French Method")
 1979 La pitié dangereuse (TV Movie)
 1979 Il était un musicien (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Monsieur Strauss (1979)
 1978 Claudine (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Claudine s'en va (1978)
 1978 Madame le juge (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Histoires insolites (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Hibernatus
 1967 Oscar
 1964 Male Hunt
 1962 The Seven Deadly Sins (segment "L'envie")
 1958 Philippe (Short)
 1957 Appelez le 17 (Documentary short)
 1957 Les alchimistes (Short documentary)
 1956 Les biens de ce monde (Documentary short)
 1955 Quatrième voeu (Documentary short)
 1954 L'accumulateur au plomb (Documentary short)
 1954 L'honneur est sauf (Short)
 1953 Chemins d'avril (Documentary short)
 1953 La meilleure part (Documentary short)
 1950 L'honneur est sauf (Short)
 1949 Le verbe en chair (Short)
 1948 Le cercle (Short)
 1948 Un monsieur très chic (Short)
 1946 Evasion (Short)
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If my most commercial films have been comedies, it's almost in spite of myself. I don't laugh very easily.

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French director of the New Wave movement, best known for commercially successful comedies. Started making short films and won several amateur film awards before working on feature films as an assistant director in 1949. See more »

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