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Simone Cousteau (1919–1990)

Descended from French naval officers, Simone Melchior married Jacques-Yves Cousteau in Paris on 12 July 1937. She was an integral part of the many expeditions of film-making and oceanography that made Cousteau famous. She spent years living about Calypso, the converted WWII minesweeper that Cousteau outfitted as an oceanographic vessel. Her two ... See full bio »


(age 71) in Monaco

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Le monde du silence
Le monde sans soleil
Le monde sans soleil Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Du grand large aux Grands Lacs
Du grand large aux Grands Lacs Herself - team member


 1964 Le monde sans soleil (Documentary) (assistant director)
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 1982 Du grand large aux Grands Lacs (Documentary)
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 1956 Le monde du silence (Documentary)

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Former mother-in-law of Anne-Marie Cousteau. See more »

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