Jacques Becker (1906–1960)


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His interest in films was stimulated by a meeting with King Vidor, who offered him employment in the US as actor and assistant director. However, he remained in France and became assistant to Jean Renoir, a friend of the family, during that director's peak period (1932-39). In 1934 he ventured briefly into independent production, co-directing with ... See full bio »

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(age 53) in Paris, France

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Le Trou Writer
(1960)
(1949)
Casque d'Or Writer
(1952)
(1947)

Filmography

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 1960 Le Trou (adaptation) / (dialogue)
 1958 Montparnasse 19 (scenario - uncredited)
 1954 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (screenplay)
 1954 Touchez Pas au Grisbi (adaptation)
 1953 Rue de l'Estrapade (uncredited)
 1952 Casque d'Or (adaptation and dialogue) / (scenario)
 1951 Edward and Caroline (scenario)
 1949 Rendezvous in July (scenario, story development & dialogue)
 1947 Antoine & Antoinette (scenario and dialogue)
 1945 Paris Frills (decoupage) / (scenario and adaptation)
 1943 It Happened at the Inn (adaptation & dialogue)
 1935 Pitiless Gendarme (Short)
 1935 Tête de turc (Short)
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Alternate Names:

J. de Beauker

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Françoise Fabian  (his death)  (1 child) | See more »
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Father of Sophie Becker. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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