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Édouard Molinaro (1928–2013)


Édouard Molinaro was born on May 31, 1928 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France as Édouard Camille Molinaro. He was a director and writer, known for The Birdcage (1996), La Cage aux Folles (1978) and Beaumarchais the Scoundrel (1996). He was married to Catherine Laporte, Graziella and 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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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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The Birdcage Writer
(1996)
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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 Les grandes familles (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1989)
- Episode #1.2 (1989)
- Episode #1.1 (1989)
 1989 Manon Roland (TV Movie)
 1988 Cinéma 16 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1988 Rausch der Verwandlung (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988)
- Episode #1.1 (1988)
 1986 Le tiroir secret (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- La rencontre (1986)
- La saisie (1986)
 1986 Un métier du seigneur (TV Movie)
 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 Les séducteurs (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)
 1976 Dracula and Son (as Edouard Molinaro)
 1974 Histoires insolites (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 L'emmerdeur
 1972 La mandarine
 1969 Hibernatus
 1967 Oscar
 1964 Male Hunt
 1962 Les sept péchés capitaux (segment "L'envie")
 1958 Philippe (Short)
 1957 Appelez le 17 (Documentary short)
 1957 La mer remonte à Rouen (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 Cheval d'acier (Documentary short)
 1953 La meilleure part (Documentary short)
 1953 La pénicilline (Documentary short)
 1952 Maisons à la chaîne (Documentary short)
 1951 Bloc opératoire stérile (Documentary short)
 1950 L'honneur est sauf (Short)
 1949 Le verbe en chair (Short)
 1948 Un monsieur très chic (Short)
 1948 Le cercle (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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He started out making crime films, before directing Oscar (1967). See more »

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Gemini

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