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Boris Vian (1920–1959)

Boris Vian was born on March 10, 1920 in Ville d'Avray, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France. He was a writer and actor, known for Two Days in Paris (2007), Les liaisons dangereuses (1959) and Rocco and His Brothers (1960). He was previously married to Ursula Kubler and Michelle Vian. He died on June 23, 1959 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 39) in Paris, France

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Known For

Two Days in Paris Soundtrack


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  Heartsnatcher (novel) (announced)
 2020 El amor es ciego (Short) (original story)
  Collection rue des ravissantes: Boris Vian fait son cinéma (TV Mini Series) (original screenplay - 5 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (short story - 1 episode, 2015)
- Rue des ravissantes (2015) ... (original screenplay)
- Une vie en forme d'arête: Boris Vian (2015) ... (short story)
- Le cowboy de Normandie (2015) ... (original screenplay)
- De quoi je me mêle (2015) ... (original screenplay)
- Notre Faust (2014) ... (original screenplay)
 2013 Mood Indigo (novel)
 2011 Calibre 9 (quotation)
 2007 À feu (Short) (short story "Le loup-garou")
 2001 Kuroe (novel "L'Écume des jours")
 2000 Blanca Madison (novel)
 1999 Hlava Medúzy (TV Movie) (play)
 1998 Mona, les chiens, le désir et la mort (Short) (short story "Les chiens, le désir et la mort")
 1993 Der Schaum der Tage (TV Movie) (story)
 1989 Die toten Fische (short story "Les poissons morts")
 1985 L'herbe rouge (TV Movie) (novel)
 1984 Emmenez-moi au théâtre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Mademoiselle Julie (1984) ... (adaptation)
 1979 O Chá dos Generais (TV Movie) (play)
 1979 Le petit théâtre d'Antenne 2 (TV Series) (play "Adam, Ève et le troisième sexe" - 1 episode)
- Adam, Ève et le troisième sexe (1979) ... (play "Adam, Ève et le troisième sexe")
 1974 Les bâtisseurs d'empire (TV Movie) (play)
 1971 Ipini boynunda bil (novel "J'irai cracher sur vos tombes" - as Vernon Sullivan)
 1969 Boris Vian - Erik Mørk (TV Movie)
 1968 Spray of the Days (novel)
 1966 Orvokki (TV Movie)
 1959 I Spit on Your Grave (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay)
 1958 La Joconde: Histoire d'une obsession (Short) (commentary)
 1957 Chères vieilles choses (Documentary short) (commentary - as Michel Arras)
 1953 Saint-Tropez, devoir de vacances (Documentary short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author (as Vernon Sullivan) of novel "Et on tuera tous les affreux" (Paris : Le Terrain Vague) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michel Arras | Vernon Sullivan


Ursula Kubler  (his death) | See more »

Did You Know?


His grandfather Henri Vian had a bronze art atelier. He did works for Edmond Rostand so Jean Rostand as a neighbor in Ville d'Avray knew the Vian family. Boris had his novel "Vercoquin et le plancton" read by Jean Rostand who sent it to Raymond Queneau. See more »

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