Death Place Matching "Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Bette Davis

Actress | All About Eve

Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but...

2. Andrei Tarkovsky

Writer | Solyaris

The most famous Soviet film-maker since Sergei M. Eisenstein, Andrei Tarkovsky (the son of noted poet Arseniy Tarkovsky) studied music and Arabic in Moscow before enrolling in the Soviet film school V.G.I.K. He shot to international attention with his first feature, Ivan's Childhood (1962), which ...

3. François Truffaut

Writer | La nuit américaine

French director François Truffaut began to assiduously go to the movies at age seven. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who became his protector. Bazin helped the ...

4. Vittorio De Sica

Director | Ladri di biciclette

Vittorio De Sica grew up in Naples, and started out as an office clerk in order to raise money to support his poor family. He was increasingly drawn towards acting, and made his screen debut while still in his teens, joining a stage company in 1923. By the late 1920s he was a successful matinee ...

5. Stéphane Audran

Actress | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

Stéphane Audran was born on November 8, 1932 in Versailles, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines], France as Colette Suzanne Jeannine Dacheville. She was an actress, known for Der diskrete Charme der Bourgeoisie (1972), Babettes Fest (1987) and Der Schlachter (1970). She was married to Claude Chabrol and ...

6. Jean Gabin

Actor | La grande illusion

Jean-Alexis Moncorgé started his career with 15 years at the theatre and debuted at the "Moulin Rouge" in Paris in 1929. Despite of his rude aspect he knew to be the gentleman of the French cinema in the time between the two World Wars. One of his most popular personalities was inspector Maigret. ...

7. Anatole Litvak

Director | The Snake Pit

The distinguished film director Anatole Litvak was born in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, the son of Jewish parents. His very first job was as a stage hand. In 1915, he became an actor, performing at a little-known experimental theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a teenager, he witnessed the 1917 ...

8. Alain Resnais

Director | Hiroshima mon amour

Alain Resnais was born on June 3, 1922 in Vannes, Morbihan, France as Alain Pierre Marie Jean Georges Resnais. He was a director and editor, known for Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959), Same Old Song (1997) and My American Uncle (1980). He was married to Sabine Azéma and Florence Malraux. He died on March...

9. Michèle Morgan

Actress | La symphonie pastorale

A classic beauty, blonde French actress Michèle Morgan was one of her country's most popular leading ladies for over five decades. Born Simone Renee Roussel on Leap Year Day (February 29) in 1920, she ran away from home as a teenager and studied acting under René Simon, beginning her film career at...

10. Odile Versois

Actress | Les dernières vacances

Docile, delicately beautiful, light-haired Parisian actress Odile Versois was born Katiana de Poliakoff-Baidaroff on June 14, 1930, the second of four Poliakoff sisters, all of whom became renowned actresses in their own right. From an artistic family (her father was opera singer Vladimir de ...

11. Michel Legrand

Composer | The Thomas Crown Affair

Michel Legrand is a three-time Academy Award-winning French composer, conductor and pianist who composed over 200 film and television scores as well as recorded over a hundred albums of jazz, popular and classical music.

He was born on February 24, 1932, in Becon-les-Bruyeres, in the Paris suburbs, ...

12. René Clair

Writer | Le silence est d'or

René Clair was born on November 11, 1898 in Paris, France as René-Lucien Chomette. He was a writer and director, known for Man About Town (1947), Beauties of the Night (1952) and The Grand Maneuver (1955). He was married to Bronia Clair. He died on March 15, 1981 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...

13. Marie Trintignant

Actress | Colette, une femme libre

Marie Trintignant died tragically on the 1st of August, 2003 from a cerebral edema in Neuilly-sur-Seine near Paris, France, following a violent fight with her boyfriend, Bertrand Cantat, lead singer in the French rock band, Noir Désir. She was just finishing filming a TV movie about Colette, ...

14. Karl Lagerfeld

Director | The Tale of a Fairy

Karl Lagerfeld was born on September 10, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany as Karl Otto Lagerfeldt. He was a costume designer and actor, known for The Tale of a Fairy (2011), The Return (2013) and High Heels (1991). He died on February 19, 2019 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

15. Philippe de Broca

Director | Le roi de coeur

Philippe de Broca born in 1933 worked as an assistant for Claude Chabrol and Francois Truffaut ( "Les 400 coups" aka "The 400 blows" ). From 1960 to 2004 he directed over 30 full-length feature films, including the highly successful adventure movies such as "That Man from Rio" (L'Homme de Rio) in ...

16. Georges Lautner

Director | Les tontons flingueurs

Georges Lautner was born on January 24, 1926 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France. He was a director and writer, known for Crooks in Clover (1963), La maison assassinée (1988) and Galia (1966). He was married to Caroline Lautner. He died on November 22, 2013 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine,...

17. Paul Meurisse

Actor | Les diaboliques

Paul Meurisse was the son of a bank manager and it first looked as if he would follow in his father's footsteps when he became a solicitor's clerk in Aix-en-Provence. But his passion was elsewhere and he soon did the splits appearing as a chorus boy in music-hall revues. Leaving Aix for Paris, with...

18. Pierre Galante

Writer | Le soleil a toujours raison

Pierre Galante was born on November 22, 1909 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Pierre Paul Galante. He was a writer, known for Le soleil a toujours raison (1943), Le destin s'amuse (1946) and Freedom Fighter (1988). He was married to Olivia de Havilland. He died on September 20, 1998 in ...

19. Annie Fargue

Actress | Je t'aime, je t'aime

Annie Fargue was born on April 15, 1934 in Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium as Henriette Goldfarb. She was an actress and producer, known for Je t'aime, je t'aime (1968), Victory (1981) and Angel (1960). She was married to Dirk Sanders. She died on March 4, 2011 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, ...

20. Hans Meyer

Actor | Le pacte des loups

Hans Meyer was born in South Africa, into a German farming family. He spent his childhood in Natal and Zululand. He also became a farmer, but then he decided to travel to Europe. A friend in Germany working in an advertising agency helped him get his first acting job, in a popular television advert...

21. Fernando E. Solanas

Producer | El exilio de Gardel: Tangos

Fernando E. Solanas was born on February 16, 1936 in Olivos, Vicente López, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Fernando Ezequiel Solanas. He was a producer and director, known for Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985), The Journey (1992) and The South (1988). He was married to Angela Correa. He died on ...

22. Harry Saltzman

Producer | Dr. No

Harry Saltzman was born on October 27, 1915 in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. He is known for his work on Dr. No (1962), The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) and You Only Live Twice (1967). He was married to Adriana Ghinsberg and Jacqueline Colin. He died on September 28, 1994 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...

23. Pierre Fresnay

Actor | La grande illusion

Pierre Fresnay was born on April 4, 1897 in Paris, France as Pierre Jules Louis Laudenbach. He was an actor and writer, known for La Grande Illusion (1937), The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (1942) and Monsieur Vincent (1947). He was married to Berthe Bovy and Rachel Bérendt. He died on January 9, ...

24. Raimu

Actor | La femme du boulanger

Orson Welles once called beloved French character star Raimu (né Jules Auguste Cesar Muraire) "the greatest actor who ever lived." It is hard to argue the compliment of one genius to another.

The jowly, cigar-chomping comedian was born in Toulon, France on December 17, 1883 of very humble means, his...

25. Henri Decoin

Writer | Abus de confiance

Partly due to the uneven quality of his work,Henri Decoin remained an overlooked director.Born in 1890,he was a sports correspondent ,a novelist ,Gallone's assistant ,and a screenwriter, As a director ,some of his Films Noirs are simply stellar and deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as ...

26. Madeleine Renaud

Actress | Remorques

Madeleine Renaud was born on February 21, 1900 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France as Lucie Madeleine Renaud. She was an actress, known for Remorques (1941), The Longest Day (1962) and Hélène (1936). She was married to Jean-Louis Barrault and Charles Granval. She died on September 23, ...

27. Darry Cowl

Actor | Pas sur la bouche

Darry Cowl was born on August 27, 1925 in Vittel, Vosges, Lorraine, France as André Darricau. He was an actor and composer, known for Not on the Lips (2003), Jaloux comme un tigre (1964) and The Tricyclist (1957). He was married to Rolande Kalis and Nelly Marcon. He died on February 14, 2006 in ...

28. Daniel Cauchy

Actor | Touchez pas au grisbi

Daniel Cauchy was born on March 13, 1930 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He was an actor and producer, known for Touchez Pas au Grisbi (1954), Night Out (1961) and La liberté en croupe (1970). He died on May 8, 2020 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine.

29. Claude Pinoteau

Writer | La 7ème cible

Claude Pinoteau was born on May 25, 1925 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France. He was an assistant director and writer, known for La 7ème cible (1984), The Slap (1974) and Escape to Nowhere (1973). He was married to Birte Pedersen and Margaret Mordaunt-Léonard. He died...

30. Alexander Salkind

Producer | Superman III

Alexander Salkind is the legendary film producer . And second generation fol producer. His father Michael Salkind was also a well known ,successful film producer. Also known as Alex Salkind , he is the father of Ilya Salkind . They were partners on the hugely successful blockbuster franchise. ...

31. George P. Breakston

Director | Jungle Stampede

George P. Breakston was born on January 20, 1920 in Paris, France. He was a director and producer, known for Jungle Stampede (1950), Life Returns (1935) and The Split (1959). He died on May 19, 1973 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

32. Jany Holt

Actress | Le pays sans étoiles

Jany Holt was born on May 13, 1909 in Bucharest, Romania as Ruxandra Ecaterina Vladescu Olt. She was an actress and director, known for Land Without Stars (1946), Mademoiselle de la Ferté (1949) and The Life and Loves of Beethoven (1936). She was married to Marcel Dalio. She died on October ...

33. Willy Rozier

Writer | Manina, la fille sans voiles

Willy Rozier (b.1903) .although a writer, was not very good at conceiving movies;"Les Anges Noirs " (1937) highlighted his problem: though based on a François Mauriac's novel ,it was impossible to take an interest in these characters ,the director being incapable of giving a little life to them."...

34. France Gall

Soundtrack | Fist Fight

France Gall was born on October 9, 1947 in Paris, France as Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne Gall. She was married to Michel Berger. She died on January 7, 2018 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

35. Giani Esposito

Actor | Le chevalier Tempête

Born in Ixelles/Etterbeek (part of Brussels) from an Italian father and a French mother, Giani Esposito first lived in Paris and then grew up in Italy between 1939 and 1949. He became an actor in French cinema from 1951 on, starting with a bit part in Maitre après Dieu (1951) by Louis Daquin. ...

36. Rosy Varte

Actress | Maguy

Rosy Varte was born on November 22, 1923 in Istanbul, Turkey as Nevarte Manouelian. She is known for her work on Maguy (1985), Antoine and Colette (1962) and Love on the Run (1979). She was married to Pierre Badel. She died on January 13, 2012 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

37. Louis Ducreux

Actor | La double vie de Véronique

Louis Ducreux was born on September 22, 1911 in Marseille, France as Louis Raymond Bordat. He was an actor and writer, known for The Double Life of Véronique (1991), A Sunday in the Country (1984) and Au théâtre ce soir (1966). He died on December 19, 1992 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...

38. Albert Barillé

Writer | Il était une fois... notre Terre

Albert Barillé was born on February 14, 1920 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. He was a writer and director, known for Il était une fois... notre Terre (2009), Il était une fois... l'espace (1982) and Revenge of the Humanoids (1983). He died on February 11, 2009 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...

39. Tino Rossi

Soundtrack | French Kiss

Tino Rossi broke into films in 1934 with Moscow Nights (1934) but his first real success came with Marinella (1936). All his films were musicals and capitalised on his success as a singer. It is during the Occupation of France by the Germans that his film career reached its peak, notably with Mon ...

40. Christiane Minazzoli

Actress | Histoire d'O

Christiane Minazzoli was born on July 11, 1931 in Paris, France as Christiane Judith Yvette Minazzoli. She was an actress, known for The Story of O (1975), Les grandes conjurations (1978) and Les évasions célèbres (1972). She was married to Philippe Thomas and Norbert Verzotti....

41. Héléna Manson

Actress | Le locataire

Born in Caracas,young Elena (later to become Héléna) miraculously survived an earthquake there. She found a new home at an uncle's in New York City first, and later at another relative's in La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland. A very early theater enthusiast, Manson trained as an actress at the ...

42. Pierre Cardin

Costume Department | The Avengers

Pierre Cardin was born on July 7, 1922, near Venice, Italy, to the parents of French origin. His father was a wine maker and was preparing his son to take over the family trade. Young Cardin was fond of ballet and theatre, he was dreaming of an acting career, and was also fascinated with the beauty...

43. Marcel Duchamp

Director | Anémic cinéma

Famous Dada artist who shocked the world when he submitted a urinal signed "R.Mutt" to the 1917 first exhibition of the American Society of Independent Artists at the Armory Show in New York. It was reported in a press account that (Duchamp under pseudonym) J.C. Mutt of Philadelphia, little known ...

44. G.I. Gurdjieff

Writer | Meetings with Remarkable Men

G.I. Gurdjieff was born in November 1866 in Alexandropol, Erivan Governorate, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979), Wish to Be (2019) and Great Gardens: Villa Silvio Pellico, Designed by Russell Page, Moncalieri, Turin, Italy (2015). He died on October 29,...

45. Marie Bell

Actress | Un carnet de bal

Marie Bell was born on December 23, 1900 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France as Marie-Jeanne Bellon-Downey. She was an actress, known for Christine (1937), Madame Récamier (1928) and The Tomboy (1936). She was married to Jean Chevrier. She died on August 14, 1985 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...

46. Renée Saint-Cyr

Actress | Fusillé à l'aube

French actress Renée Saint-Cyr became synonymous with chic comedy and costumed drama, enjoying major success for nearly seven decades before her death after an attack of bronchitis at age 99. Over the years she equipped herself well opposite the established talents of Raymond Rouleau, Jules Berry, ...

47. François Reichenbach

Director | Un coeur gros comme ça

François Reichenbach was born on July 3, 1921 in Paris, France. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Un coeur gros comme ça (1961), America as Seen by a Frenchman (1960) and Do You Hear the Dogs Barking? (1975). He died on February 2, 1993 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, ...

48. Michel Drach

Director | On n'enterre pas le dimanche

Michel Drach was born on October 18, 1930 in Paris, France. He was a director and writer, known for One Does Not Bury Sunday (1960), Amelie or The Time to Love (1961) and Les violons du bal (1974). He was married to Marie-José Nat. He died on February 14, 1990 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, ...

49. Isabelle Weingarten

Actress | Quatre nuits d'un rêveur

Isabelle Weingarten was born on April 18, 1950 in Paris, France. She is known for her work on Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971), Passion of Mind (2000) and The Mother and the Whore (1973). She was married to Wim Wenders. She died on August 3, 2020 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

50. Marcel Mouloudji

Actor | Nous sommes tous des assassins

Marcel Mouloudji was born on September 16, 1922 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Are We All Murderers? (1952), Boys' School (1938) and La guerre des gosses (1936). He was married to Louise Fouquet. He died on June 14, 1994 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.

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