Philippe Agostini was a French cinematographer, director and screenwriter born 11 August 1910 in Paris (France), died 20 October 2001. He was married to Odette Joyeux until the end of her life.
Founder of École Louis-Lumière (situated on rue de Vaugirard), Philippe Agostini debuted as assistant to the chief operators Georges Périnal and Armand Thirard.In the 1930s, he began a fruitful career as director of photography, working with directors with such differing styles as Robert Bresson, Marcel Carné, Max Ophüls, Claude Autant-Lara, Jean Grémillon, Yves Allégret, Jules Dassin and even Julien Duvivier. His career as a director was much less remarkable.
Marcel Aymé was a French novelist and playwright, who also wrote screenplays and works for children.
Lisieux is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. It is the capital of the Pays d'Auge area, which is characterised by valleys and hedged farmland.
Jean Poiret, born Jean Poiré, was a French actor, director, and screenwriter. He is primarily known as the author of the original play La Cage aux Folles.
Paul Guth was a French humorist, journalist and writer, and the President of the Académie des provinces françaises.
Denise Rosemonde "Rosine" Delamare was a French costume designer. She was co-nominated for an Academy Award for her work on the film The Earrings of Madame de… (1953).
Odette Joyeux was a French actress, playwright and novelist.
Claude Dauphin was a French actor. He appeared in more than 130 films between 1930 and 1978.
Pierre Larquey was a French film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1913 and 1962. Born in Cénac, Gironde, France, he died in Maisons-Laffitte at the age of 77.
Jane Marken was a French actress. She was the first wife of the actor Jules Berry.
Jean Chevrier was a French film actor and member of the Comédie-Française. He appeared in 50 films between 1936 and 1972. He was married to actress Marie Bell. At the end of his life, he was known as Jean-Claude Pascal's lover. He was buried alongside his wife at the Monaco Cemetery in Monaco.
Jean Dratz (1903–1967) was a Belgian painter and illustrator.
Pauline Carton was a French film actress. She appeared in more than 190 films between 1907 and 1974.
Maxence Van der Meersch was a French Flemish writer.
Thérèse Dorny was a French film and stage actress.
Yvette Etiévant (1922–2003) was a French actress. She starred in Yves Robert's War of the Buttons in 1962.
Jim Gérald was a French actor.
Paul Vilar was a French author and writer of novels, tales and essays.
Julienne Paroli was a French film actress.
Andrex (1907–1989) was a French film actor. Andrex was a close friend of the comedian Fernandel and appeared in many films alongside him.
Marcel Stern was a French composer and violinist.