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Jacques Tati (1907–1982)


The comic genius Jacques Tati was born Taticheff, descended from a noble Russian family. His grandfather, Count Dimitri, had been a general in the Imperial Army and had served as military attaché to the Russian Embassy in Paris. His father, Emmanuel Taticheff, was a well-to-do picture framer who conducted his business in the fashionable Rue de ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 75) in Paris, France

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Mon Oncle
Mon Oncle Writer
(1958)
Playtime
Playtime Writer
(1967)
Jour de Fête
Jour de Fête Writer
(1949)

Filmography

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 2010 L'illusionniste (original screenplay)
 2002 Forza Bastia (Documentary short)
 1974 Parade (TV Movie)
 1971 Trafic (original scenario)
  Faces of Paris (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 1 episode, 1968) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
- Who Is Monsieur Hulot? (1968) ... (narrative script) / (script)
 1967 Evening Class (Short)
 1967 Playtime (original screenplay)
 1958 Mon Oncle (written by)
 1953 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1949 Jour de Fête (writer)
 1947 The School for Postmen (Short)
 1938 Retour à la terre (Short) (writer)
 1936 Soigne ton gauche (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Gai dimanche! (Short) (as Tati)
 1934 On demande une brute (Short) (as J. Tati)
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Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Mr. Hulot | J. Tati | Zak Tati | Tati

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Playtime] It's a little bit like a ballet. At the beginning, the people's movements always follow the architecture, they never make a curve, they go from one line to another. The more the picture continues, the more the people dance, and start to make curves, and turn around, and start to be absolutely round - because we have decided that we're still there. That's what I like. See more »

Trivia:

His first child Helga Marie-Jeanne Schiel was born on the 1st August 1942 after a relationship with Herta Schiel who he had performed professionally with on stage at the Lido de Paris. Today his only living family members live in England. See more »

Trademark:

The leading character in almost all of Tati's movies is the eccentric Mr. Hulot: a conservative, goofy yet good-willing character who seems to be doomed to do everything wrong in the modern world. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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