Charles Perrault (1628–1703)

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Charles Perrault was a French writer from Paris, and an early member of the Académie Française (French Academy). He was a pioneer in the then-new literary genre of the fairy tale, publishing "Stories or Tales from Past Times" (Histoires ou contes du temps passé, 1697). He combined elements from older folk tales with fantasy depictions of ... See full bio »


(age 75) in Paris, France

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  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (after - 2 episodes, 2018 - 2022) (after a fairy tale by - 1 episode, 2015) (based on the story: "Cendrillon" - 1 episode, 2014)
- Massenet: Cinderella (2022) ... (after)
- Massenet: Cendrillon (2018) ... (after)
- Tchaikovsky: Iolanta/Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle (2015) ... (after a fairy tale by - segment "Bluebeard's Castle")
- Rossini: La Cenerentola (2014) ... (based on the story: "Cendrillon")
 2020 Duke Bluebeard's Castle (Video) (play)
 2020 Massenet: Cendrillon (Video) (fairy tale)
  Zajcic za laku noc (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 2020) (writer - 1 episode, 2020)
- Il gatto con gli stivali (2020) ... (story)
- Trnoruzica (2020) ... (writer)
 2019 Anansi Storytime (Podcast Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- Puss in Boots (2019) ... (based on a story by)
 2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (based on: characters from "La Belle Au Bois Dormant" written by)
 2018/VII Aurora (Short) (based upon the characters created by)
 2018/I Cinderella (Short) (original story)
 2017 The New Adventures of Cinderella (characters)
 2017 La Cenerentola (original by)
 2017 Welcome To: Tales from Mother Goose (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2016 Sleeping Beauty (tale - uncredited)
 2015 Le chateau de Barbe-Bleu/La voix humaine (TV Movie) (libretto - segment "Le chateau de Barbe-Bleu")
 2015/I Cinderella (story)
 2014 Maleficent (based on "La Belle au bois dormant" written by)
 2014 Television Theater (TV Series) (fairy tale - 1 episode)
- Kot w butach (2014) ... (fairy tale)
 2013 Cendrillon, d'après Charles Perrault (Video) (original story)
 2013 Le Petit Chaperon Rouge, d'après Charles Perrault (Video short) (original story)
 2013 Peau d'âne (Video) (original story)
 2013 The Sleeping Beauty (Short) (original story)
 2013 Donkeyskin (Short) (based on the fairy tale by)
 2012 L'homme au parapluie: Une histoire de Cendrillon (Short) (story "Cendrillon" - uncredited)
 2012 Cenerentola - Una favola in diretta (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 2011 Puss in Boots (story "Puss in Boots" - uncredited)
 2011 Hop-o'-My-Thumb (story)
 2011 Cendrillon (TV Movie) (after)
 2010 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (story "Sleeping Beauty")
 2010 Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (story "Le petit chaperon rouge")
 2009/I Little Red Riding Hood (Video short) (story "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge" - uncredited)
 2009 Bluebeard (fairy tale "La Barbe bleue")
 2008 Le petit chaperon rouge (Short) (novel)
 2007 Trois contes merveilleux (TV Movie) (story - segment "Cendrillon", uncredited)
 2006 The Little Red Riding Hood (TV Movie) (fairy tale "Le Petit Chaperon rouge")
 2006 Le fil rouge (Short) (tale: Blue-Beard)
 2005 Rossini: La Cenerentola (TV Movie) (based on the story: "Cendrillon")
 2002 Lort & Lagkage (TV Series) (fairy tale Cendrillon - uncredited)
 2001 Tom Thumb (story "Le Petit poucet")
 2000 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (story)
 2000 Teatr Polskiego Radia (Podcast Series) (author - 1 episode)
- Kot w butach (2000) ... (author)
 2000 Kaj og Andrea (TV Series) (story "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge" - 1 episode)
- Kaj og Andrea leger med tænder (2000) ... (story "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge" - uncredited)
 1998 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1998 Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1729 story, uncredited)
 1998 Le dernier chaperon rouge (Short) (fairy tale "Le petit chaperon rouge" - uncredited)
 1996 Kot v sapogakh (Short) (tale)
 1996 The Story of Cinderella (TV Series) (story)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1996) (story "Cendrillon, ou la Petite pantoufle de verre" - 1 episode, 1996)
- La Cenerentola (1996) ... (story) / (story "Cendrillon, ou la Petite pantoufle de verre" - uncredited)
 1996 Cinderella (Video) (fairy tale)
 1995 World Fairy Tale (TV Series) (original story - 3 episodes)
- Nemure ru mori no bijo (1995) ... (original story)
- Nagagutsu wohaita neko (1995) ... (original story)
- Shinderera (1995) ... (original story)
 1994 Cinderella (1994) (V) (Video) (story - uncredited)
 1993 Erotic Adventures of Little Red Riding Hood (story "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge" - uncredited)
 1993 Puss in Boots (book)
 1992 Adventures of Puss-in-Boots (TV Series) (creator)
 1991 La belle au bois dormant (TV Movie)
 1991 Ritter Blaubart (TV Movie) (short story)
 1991 Timeless Tales from Hallmark (TV Series) (tale: "Le Chat Botté" - 1 episode)
- Puss in Boots (1991) ... (tale: "Le Chat Botté")
 1989 The Sleeping Beauty (Video) (original story)
 1989 Bye bye chaperon rouge (story "Le petit chaperon rouge")
 1988 La Cenerentola (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 1988 Puss in Boots (fairy tale "Le chat botté")
 1988 Grimm Masterpiece Theatre (TV Series) (fairy tale - 1 episode)
- Ao hi ge (1988) ... (fairy tale)
 1987 Sleeping Beauty (fairy tale)
 1986 Favorite Fairy Tales (Video short) (written by - segment "Cinderella, The Golden Goose")
 1986 Le chat botté (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1986 La Barbe-bleue (TV Movie) (short story)
 1985 Mia fora ki enan kairo! (Video) (story)
 1985 Pro kota... (TV Movie) (stories)
 1985 Rike-Crest (Short)
  Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (story: "Cendrillon" - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1983)
- Cinderella (1985) ... (story: "Cendrillon" - uncredited)
- Sleeping Beauty (1983) ... (story - uncredited)
 1984 Federico Barba Azul (TV Mini Series) (short story)
 1984 The Company of Wolves (Quotations from "Petit Chaperon Rouge")
 1983 La Cenerentola (TV Movie) (fairy tale: Cendrillon - uncredited)
 1982 Oslinaya shkura (books)
 1982 The Golden Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales (Video) (original story: Puss in Boots)
 1981 Cinderella (story "Cinderella")
 1980 A nebojís se, princeznicko? (TV Movie) (story)
 1979 Barbe bleue (Short)
 1979 Cinderella (Short) (story "Cendrillon")
 1978 Grands pas classiques (TV Series documentary short) (fairy tale - 3 episodes)
- La Belle au bois dormant: l'Oiseau bleu (1978) ... (fairy tale)
- La Belle au bois dormant: acte 1 (1978) ... (fairy tale)
- La Belle au bois dormant: acte 3 (1978) ... (fairy tale)
 1977 Pro Krasnuyu Shapochku (TV Movie) (story "Le Petit Chaperon rouge")
 1977 Cinderella (story "Cendrillon" - uncredited)
 1976 The Slipper and the Rose: The Story of Cinderella (story "Cendrillon" - uncredited)
 1974 Princ Chocholous (TV Movie) (story)
 1973 Ritter Blaubart (Barbe-Bleue) (TV Movie) (short story)
 1973 La belle au bois dormant (TV Movie) (story "La belle au bois dormant")
 1973 Magic Adventure (stories)
  Festival of Family Classics (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode, 1973) (tale: "Le Chat Botté" - 1 episode, 1972) (book - 1 episode, 1972)
- Sleeping Beauty (1973) ... (original story)
- Puss-in-Boots (1972) ... (tale: "Le Chat Botté")
- Cinderella (1972) ... (book)
 1973 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) (story "Cendrillon", "The Sleeping Beauty" - 1 episode)
- That Girl in Wonderland (1973) ... (story "Cendrillon", "The Sleeping Beauty" - uncredited)
 1972 Tom Thumb (story)
 1970 Cinderella (TV Movie) (story "Cendrillon")
 1970 Donkey Skin (fairy tale)
 1969 Puss in Boots (book)
 1969 Hey Cinderella! (TV Movie) (based on the book by)
 1968 The Puss in Boots (Short) (book)
 1967 The Wacky World of Mother Goose (book "Mother Goose Tales")
 1966 Si Perrault m'était conté (TV Mini Series) (fairy tale - 3 episodes)
- Riquet à la houppe (1966) ... (fairy tale)
- Le Chat Botté (1966) ... (fairy tale)
- Cendrillon (1966) ... (fairy tale)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (story - 5 episodes, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Little Glass Slipper (1966) ... (story)
- Riquet of the Tuft (1966) ... (story)
- The Old Woman at the Well (1966) ... (story) / (writer)
- Puss in Boots (1966) ... (story)
- The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods (1966) ... (story)
 1965/I Cinderella (TV Movie) (story "Cendrillon" - uncredited)
 1964 El gato con botas (Short) (story)
 1964 The Sleeping Beauty (segment "Belle au bois dormant, La")
 1964 Prestige de la musique (TV Series) (fairy tale: "Cendrillon" - 1 episode)
- Mozart, Rossini (1964) ... (fairy tale: "Cendrillon")
 1963 Cinderella (story "Cendrillon")
 1961 El gato con botas (story "Le chat botté" - as Perrault)
 1961 Cinderella (story "Cendrillon")
 1960 La caperucita roja (story "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge" - as Perrault)
 1959 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (fairy tale)
 1959 The Glass Slipper (story "Cendrillon" - as Pui-Law)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty (story "Sleeping Beauty")
 1958 Pulgarcito (story "Le Petit Poucet" - as Perrault)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Sleeping Beauty (1958) ... (story)
 1955 Cinderella (story "Cinderella" - uncredited)
 1954 Puss in Boots (Short) (story)
 1954 The Sleeping Beauty (Short)
 1954 Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (story "La belle au bois dormant")
 1954 Le petit poucet (TV Movie) (tale)
 1952 Omnibus (TV Series) (stories: Mother Goose Suite - 1 episode)
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 3 (1952) ... (stories: Mother Goose Suite - segment "Mother Goose")
 1950 Érase una vez (story "Cendrillon")
 1950 Cinderella (from the original classic by)
 1949 Cenerentola (story "Cinderella")
 1947 Caperucita roja (story)
 1942 Aventuras de Pulgarcito (Short) (story "Le petit poucet")
 1939 The Sleeping Princess (TV Movie) (story "La belle au bois dormant" - as Perrault)
 1938 Tom Thumb (Short) (story "Le Petit poucet")
 1936 Bluebeard (Short) (fairy tale)
 1934 Betty Boop (TV Series short) (fairy tale - 1 episode)
- Poor Cinderella (1934) ... (fairy tale - uncredited)
 1931 Puss in Boots (Short) (story "Le chat botté")
 1930 Little Red Riding Hood (tale "Le petit chaperon rouge")
 1922 La belle au bois dormant (tale)
 1922 Cinderella (Short) (story "Cinderella")
 1922/II Little Red Riding Hood (Short) (story "Le Petit Chaperon rouge")
 1922 Cendrillon (tale)
 1920 Cinderella's Twin (story "Cendrillon")
 1918 Little Red Riding Hood (Short) (story "Le Petit Chaperon rouge")
 1914 Cinderella (story "Cendrillon")
 1912 Cinderella or The Glass Slipper (Short) (story "Cinderella")
 1912 Tom Thumb (Short) (tale)
 1912 Pulgarcito (Short) (story "Thumbelin")
 1912 Grisélidis (Short) (short story)
 1911 Cinderella (Short) (story "Cendrillon")
 1911/I Little Red Riding Hood (Short) (story "Le Petit Chaperon rouge")
 1909 Bluebeard (Short) (story)
 1909 Tom Thumb (Short) (writer)
 1908 Puss in Boots (Short) (tale)
 1908 Mr. Fuzz (Short) (tale)
 1908 Sleeping Beauty (Short) (tale)
 1907 Cinderella (Short) (fairytale)
 1906 Donkey Skin (Short) (tale)
 1905 Hop o' My Thumb (Short) (tale)
 1904 A Princess in Disguise (Short) (tale)
 1903 Puss in Boots (Short) (writer)
 1903 Sleeping Beauty (Short) (tale)
 1901 Bluebeard (Short) (fairy tale - uncredited)
 1901 Little Tom Thumb (Short) (story)
 1901 Little Red Riding Hood (Short) (story "Le petit chaperon rouge")
 1899 Cinderella (Short) (story "Cinderella" - uncredited)
 1898 Cinderella (Short) (story "Cendrillon")
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He is the creator of the "Mother Goose" character. His book, "Histoires ou contes du temps passé, avec des moralités: Contes de ma mère l'Oye" (Stories or Tales from Times Past, with Morals: Tales of Mother Goose) published in 1697, featured a frontispiece with an old woman with a distaff, by a hearth, telling stories to three children, this is the image used for her ever since.

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