Claude Chabrol Biography (1930-)

Born June 24, 1930, in Paris, France; son of Yves and Madeleine (Delarbre) Chabrol; married Agnes Marie-Madeleine Goute, June 26, 1952 (divorced); marriedColette Dacheville (an actress, under name Stephane Audran), December 4, 1964 (marriage ended); married Aurore Pajot; children: (first marriage) Jean-Yves, Mathieu; (second marriage) Thomas. Career: Director, writer, and actor. Cahiers du Cinema, film critic, 1953-57; Twentieth Century-Fox, Paris, France, public relations director, 1955; Ajym Films (production company), president, 1956-61. Awards, Honors: Silver Sail Award, best director, Locarno Film Festival, 1958, and Prix Jean Vigo, best short film, 1959, both for Le Beau Serge; Golden Berlin Bear Award, Berlin International Film Festival, 1959, for Les Cousins; Bodil Award, best European film,Bodil Festival, 1969, for Le Boucher; Golden Berlin Bear Award nomination, 1973, for Les Noces Rouges; Cesar Award nomination, best director, France's Academie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema, 1988, for Une Affaire de Femmes; Cesar Award nominations, best director and best French film, and Golden Lion Award nomination, Venice Film Festival, all 1995, for LaCeremonie; Golden Seashell Award and Silver Seashell Award, best director, San Sebastian International Film Festival, and Grand Jury Prize nomination, Los Angeles International Film Festival, all 1997, for Rien ne Va Plus; Golden Berlin Bear Award nomination, 1999, for Au Coeur du Mensonge. Addresses: Office: 15 Quai Conti, 75006 Paris, France.; Contact: c/o VMA, 40 rue Francois, 75008 Paris, France.

Director, Writer, Actor
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June 24, 1930
Paris, France

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