Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir
1894 - 1979
Jean Renoir  French Director

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Jean Renoir was previously married to Dido Freire (1944) and Catherine Hessling (1920 - 1930).


French Director Jean Renoir was born on 15th September, 1894 in Paris, France and passed away on 12th Feb 1979 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 84. He is most remembered for One of the greatest directors of all-time. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Jean Renoir is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, French film actors and French film directors.


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Married2 78 years, 6 months 45 years, 3 months 12 years
Total2 78 years, 6 months 45 years, 3 months 12 years


First Name Jean
Last Name Renoir
Full Name at Birth Jean Renoir
Alternative Name Jean Renoir
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th September, 1894
Birthplace Paris, France
Died 12th February, 1979
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Essoyes Cimetière, Essoyes, Departement de l'Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Text Actor, director, screenwriter, producer, author
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame One of the greatest directors of all-time
Year(s) Active 1924–1978
Father Jean-Auguste Renoir (painter), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (painter)
Mother Aline Victorine Charigot
Brother Pierre Renoir (actor)
Friend Robert Ryan

Jean Renoir (15 September 1894 – 12 February 1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. His films La Grande Illusion (1937) and The Rules of the Game (1939) are often cited by critics as among the greatest films ever made. He was ranked by the BFI's Sight & Sound poll of critics in 2002 as the fourth greatest director of all time. Among numerous honours accrued during his lifetime, he received a Lifetime Achievement Academy Award in 1975 for his contribution to the motion picture industry. Renoir was the son of the painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. He was one of the first filmmakers to be known as an auteur.

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Jean Renoir84 VirgoDirector
Dido Freire83Actress
Catherine Hessling79 CancerActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Alain31st October, 1921100 years oldCatherine Hessling


The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir1970Host, The NarratorTV Movie
Il fiore e la violenza1962Padre Poulain (segment "La scapagnata")Movie
A Day in the Country1946Père Poulain, Uncle PoulainShort Film
The Rules of the Game1939OctaveMovie
La Bête Humaine1938CabucheMovie
La vie est à nous1936Le patron du bistrotMovie
Mam'zelle Nitouche1931Un sergent-chef (uncredited)Movie
The Pursuit of Happiness1930RobertShort Film
Little Red Riding Hood1930Compère le LoupMovie
Diary of a Lost Girl1929BargastMovie
Sur un air de Charleston1927AngelShort Film
La p'tite Lili1927Man with bowler hat (uncredited)Short Film
Backbiters1924Le sous-préfetMovie
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