François Truffaut

François Truffaut
1932 - 1984

François Truffaut  French Film Director

François Truffaut passed away on 21st Oct 1984 aged 52. His last relationship was when François Truffaut and Fanny Ardant were dating for 3 years before François Truffaut died aged 52.


François Truffaut was previously married to Madeleine Morgenstern (1957 - 1965).

He was also engaged to Claude Jade (1968 - 1969).

François Truffaut has had relationships with Fanny Ardant (1981 - 1984), Catherine Deneuve (1970), Jeanne Moreau (1962 - present), Marie-France Pisier (1962) and Mari Töröcsik (1959).

François Truffaut had 3 children, Laura, Eve and Joséphine (32).


François Truffaut is a 52 year old French Film Director. Born François Roland Truffaut on 6th February, 1932 in Paris, France, he is famous for Les 400 coups a. k. a. The 400 Blows in a career that spans 1955–1984. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

François Truffaut is a member of the following lists: Male screenwriters, French male writers and Male actors from Paris.


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Confirmed Relationships8
Longest Relationship54 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship1 yr, 4 mths
Average Relationship Length14 yrs, 12 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Francois
Last Name Truffaut
Full Name at Birth François Roland Truffaut
Alternative Name Le Petit Caporal, La Truffe
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th February, 1932
Birthplace Paris, France
Died 21st October, 1984
Place of Death Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Cause of Death Brain Cancer
Height 5' 6½" (169 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Atheist
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Text Writer, Director, Producer
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Les 400 coups a.k.a. The 400 Blows
Year(s) Active 1955–1984, 1955–84
Official Websites,,
Father Roland Lévy, Roland Truffaut (step father)
Mother Jeanine de Montferrand
Friend Alfred Hitchcock, Roman Polanski
Associated People Fanny Ardant (Fiancée)

François Roland Truffaut (6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was a French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry, having worked on over 25 films. Truffaut's film The 400 Blows came to be a defining film of the French New Wave movement. He also directed such classics as Shoot the Piano Player (1960), Jules et Jim (1961), The Wild Child (1970), Two English Girls (1971), Day for Night (1973) and The Woman Next Door (1981).

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François Truffaut52 AquariusFilm Director
Fanny Ardant67 AriesActress
Jacqueline Bisset72 VirgoActress
Catherine Deneuve72 LibraActress
Claude Jade58 LibraActress
Françoise Dorléac25 AriesActress
Jeanne Moreau88 AquariusActress
Marie-France Pisier66 TaurusActress
Mari Töröcsik80 SagittariusActress
Madeleine Morgenstern-Personality


JoséphineFemale28th September, 198332 years old


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Bohemian_SweetieFeb 11, 2009

Truffaut - tres bien! :)

glory88Aug 28, 2007


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