Jacques Tati Biography

Film Actor, Director, Actor (1908–1982)
Jacques Tati of France was a 20th century athlete, actor and film director known for his character Monsieur Hulot and his innovative storytelling style.


Born on October 9, 1908, in Le Pecq, France, Jacques Tati played rugby and performed live before turning to film. He portrayed comedic character Monsieur Hulot in projects he directed like Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot and Mon Oncle, which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Tati's works were known for their innovative framework and complex plotlines. He died in Paris on November 5, 1982.

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