Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir Biography

Director, Producer (1894–1979)
French director Jean Renoir, son of the painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, directed C'est la Revolution and wrote a biography of his father in the 1960s.


Jean Renoir was born on September 15, 1894, in Paris, France. In 1934, he directed his first movie, La Fille de l'eau. He became a United States citizen in 1946. Also in the 1940s, he signed with two major movie studios. In the 1950s he kept active in theater. He wrote a biography of his father in the 1960s and likewise directed C'est la Revolution. He died February 12, 1979, in Beverly Hills, California.

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