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Jean Girault (1924–1982)

Jean Girault was born on May 9, 1924 in Villenauxe-la-Grande, Aube, France. He was a writer and director, known for Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez (1964), Jo (1971) and The Exchange Student (1967). He was married to Françoise Girault. He died on July 24, 1982 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 58) in Paris, France

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Jo Writer
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 1981 Ach du lieber Harry (adaptation)
 1980 The Miser (by)
 1977 Le mille-pattes fait des claquettes (adaptation) / (original scenario)
 1975 L'intrépide
 1974 Les murs ont des oreilles (adaptation)
 1974 Deux grandes filles dans un pyjama (scenario - adaptation)
 1973 Le concierge (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1971 Jo (adaptation)
 1966-1971 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- S.O.S. homme seul (1971) ... (play)
- L'amour, toujours l'amour (1966) ... (play)
 1970 The Troops on Vacation (scenario and adaptation)
 1969 D'Artagnan (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 1969)
 1968 The Gendarme gets married (story)
 1968 A Strange Kind of Colonel (scenario and adaptation)
 1967 The Exchange Student (screenplay)
 1965 Le gendarme à New York (adaptation) / (scenario)
 1964 Les gorilles
 1964 Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1964 Let's Rob the Bank (adaptation) / (screenplay)
 1963 Squeak-squeak (adaptation) / (play 'Sans cérémonie')
 1963 People in Luck (screenplay - segments "Le manteau de vison", "Le repas gastronomique", "Un yacht")
 1963 Who Stole the Body? (writer)
 1961 Les livreurs (adaptation)
 1960 Le mouton (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1959 La marraine de Charley (writer)
 1958 Le Sicilien (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1958 Honey, Scare Me (scenario and adaptation)
 1955 Cherchez la femme (scenario)
 1953 The Laugh (Short) (scenario)
 1952 Love Always Love (scenario)
 1952 Un jour avec vous (screenplay) / (story)
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Alternate Names:

Richard Owens


Françoise Girault  (divorced)

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Frequently worked with Louis de Funès and Michel Galabru.

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