Roland Topor (1938–1997)

Up 3,624 this week
2:14 | Trailer
Roland Topor (1938-1997) was a French illustrator, painter, writer and filmmaker. In 1962 he created the Panic Movement (mouvement panique), together with Alejandro Jodorowsky and Fernando Arrabal. Topor wrote the novel "The Tenant" (1964), which was filmed by Roman Polanski as The Tenant (1976) (a remake of the film, Le nouveau locataire (2013), ... See full bio »


(age 59) in Paris, France

Our Most Anticipated Movies of 2021

Here are the movies we're most excited for in 2021.

See the full list

Upcoming Horror Films We Can't Wait to See

Our editors have rounded up their most anticipated horror movies of the year.

See the list

Around The Web


Powered by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 14 people
created 25 Mar 2020
a list of 279 people
created 09 Mar 2019
a list of 109 people
created 12 May 2014
a list of 401 people
created 21 Apr 2020

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Roland Topor's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »


Known For

The Tenant Writer


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (27 credits)
 2019 Portrait en Pied de Suzanne (Short) (based on novel by)
 2014 Like a Doll (Short) (based on monologue by)
 2013 Le nouveau locataire (novel)
 2005 L'hiver sous la table (Video) (play)
 2000 La dame pipi (Short) (short story "Journal in time")
 1998 Le bon coin (Short) (short story "Four roses for Lucienne")
 1989 Marquis (written by)
 1988 Palace (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (writer)
 1984 Batailles (TV Movie) (play)
 1984 Le spectacle (Short) (writer)
  Merci Bernard (TV Series) (8 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (writer - 5 episodes, 1982)
 1982 Téléchat (TV Series) (creator)
 1979 Die Hamburger Krankheit (writer)
 1976 The Tenant (novel)
 1973 Fantastic Planet (adaptation, scenario and dialogue)
 1967 Dim Dam Dom (TV Series documentary) (story - 1 episode)
- Le lapin de Noël (1967) ... (story)
 1966 Les escargots (Short)
 1965 He! Viva Dada (Documentary short) (writer)
 1965 Dead Times (Short)
Show Show Actor (17 credits)
Show Show Art department (4 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Art director (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Le nouveau locataire" (filmed as Le nouveau locataire (2013)), See more »

Alternate Names:


Did You Know?


Father of painter, singer, set decorator and actor Nicolas Topor.

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed