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François Roland Truffaut (Le Petit Caporal, La Truffe) was born on 6 February, 1932 in Paris, France, is a French film director. Discover François Truffaut's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of François Truffaut networth?

Popular As François Roland Truffaut (Le Petit Caporal, La Truffe)
Occupation writer,director,producer
Age 52 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 6 February 1932
Birthday 6 February
Birthplace Paris, France
Date of death October 21, 1984
Died Place American Hospital of Paris, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Nationality France

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François Truffaut Height, Weight & Measurements

At 52 years old, François Truffaut height is 5' 6" (1.68 m) .

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Who Is François Truffaut's Wife?

His wife is Madeleine Morgenstern (29 October 1957 - 1965) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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Wife Madeleine Morgenstern (29 October 1957 - 1965) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
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François Truffaut Net Worth

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)$75,000

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Interviewed in "World Directors in Dialogue" by Bert Cardullo (Scarecrow Press, 2011).


Daughter Josephine was born on Sept. 28, 1983. Mother was his companion (1981-84) Fanny Ardant.


Was rumored to be a contender to direct The Stunt Man (1980), and to have used elements from that film's source, the Paul Brodeur novel of the same name, in the story of Day for Night (1973), but he strenuously denied these rumors in correspondence published after his death, claiming that inspiration had come instead from Singin' in the Rain (1952), 8½ (1963), and The Bad and the Beautiful (1952).


Directed two actresses to Oscar nominations: Valentina Cortese (Best Supporting Actress, Day for Night (1973)) and Isabelle Adjani (Best Actress, The Story of Adele H (1975)).


Sold "la Cause du people" ("The Peoples' Cause") "revolutionary propaganda" to uphold the cause of freedom of expression on the streets of Paris (June 20, 1970). He had Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir for company.


Two of his were films nominated for the same Golden Globe in the Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film category in 1969, a rare occurrence. Stolen Kisses (1968) and The Bride Wore Black (1968) competed against each other and both failed to win the award.


In 1968, two years after the book "Hitchcock, Truffaut," Alfred Hitchcock hired Truffaut's star Claude Jade (Stolen Kisses (1968) [Baisers Volés], Bed & Board (1970), and Love on the Run (1979)) for Topaz (1969).


Was Warren Beatty's first choice to direct Bonnie and Clyde (1967) but he turned it down.


Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1962.


1961) and Josephine (b.


His other big year was 1959: the huge success of his first full-length film, The 400 Blows (1959), was the beginning of the New Wave, a new way of making movies in France. This was also the year his first daughter, Laura Truffaut, was born.

From 1959 until his death, François Truffaut's life and films are mixed up. Let's only note he had two other daughters Eva Truffaut (b.


The year 1957 was an important one for him: he married Madeleine Morgenstern, the daughter of an important film distributor, and founded his own production company, Les Films du Carrosse; named after Jean Renoir's The Golden Coach (1952).

He also directed Les mistons (1957), considered the real first step of his cinematographic work.


In 1954, as a test, Truffaut directed his first short film. Two years afterwords he assisted Roberto Rossellini with some later abandoned projects.


In 1953 Truffaut published his first movie critiques in "Les Cahiers du Cinema. " In this magazine Truffaut, and some of his friends as passionate as he was, became defenders of what they call the "author policy".


His first review for "Cahiers du Cinema" was for Sudden Fear (1952).


Enlisted in the French army in December 1950, hoping to be assigned to the film branch, but he was assigned first to Germany and then to Indochina as an artilleryman. Unhappy, he deserted twice. He was caught and sent first to a military stockade and later to an asylum. His actions caused him to be dishonorably discharged in 1952.


French director François Truffaut began to assiduously go to the movies at age seven. He was also a great reader but not a good pupil. He left school at 14 and started working. In 1947, aged 15, he founded a film club and met André Bazin, a French critic, who became his protector. Bazin helped the delinquent Truffaut and also when he was put in jail because he deserted the army.


Was voted the 27th Greatest Director of all time by Entertainment Weekly. He is the highest ranking director on this list who was a film critic before he became a filmmaker.