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Jean-Claude Mézières (1938–2022)

Jean-Claude Mézières was born on September 23, 1938 in Paris, France. He was a writer, known for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017), Hard to Be a God (1989) and Time-Jam - Valérian & Laureline (2007). He was previously married to Linds. He died on January 23, 2022. See full bio »


(age 83)

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Hard to Be a God Art Department
Billet doux Art Department


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 2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (based on the comic book series "Valerian and Laureline" by)
  Time-Jam - Valérian & Laureline (TV Series) (based on the comic books by - 40 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (comic book - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- Temps d'arrêt (2008) ... (based on the comic books by)
- Autant en emporte le temps (2008) ... (based on the comic books by) / (comic book)
- Temps libre (2008) ... (based on the comic books by)
- Changement de temps (2008) ... (based on the comic books by)
- Les temps difficiles (2008) ... (based on the comic books by)
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 2013 L'Histoire de la page 52 (Documentary) (drawings)
 1997 The Fifth Element (designer - uncredited)
 1989 Hard to Be a God (designer)
 1984 Billet doux (TV Mini Series) (drawings - 1984)
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 2017 La journée (Documentary short) (the director wish to thank)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (11 credits)
 2017 René Goscinny, notre oncle d'Armorique (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Cartoonist
 2017 Valérian, histoire d'une création (TV Movie documentary)
 2016 Lucky Luke, la fabrique du western européen (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Cartoonist
 2016 Les Couleurs de la page 52 (Documentary short)
 2013 L'Histoire de la page 52 (Documentary)
 2005 The Visual Element (Video short)
 1998 René Goscinny: Profession humoriste (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Interviewee
 1998 Cinématon (TV Series documentary)
Self / Auteur de bande dessinée
- N°1894 Mézières (1998) ... Self / Auteur de bande dessinée (as Mézières)
 1979 Temps X (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 16 June 1979 (1979) ... Self

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Evelyne Tranlé (sibling)

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