François Truffaut

François Truffaut

  • Born on
    • February 6th, 1932
  • Died on
    • October 21st, 1984
François Roland Truffaut (6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was an influential film critic and filmmaker and one of the founders of the French New Wave. In a film career lasting over a quarter of a century, he remains an icon of the French film industry. He was also a screenwriter, producer, and actor working on over twenty-five films. Along with Jean-Luc Godard, Truffaut was one of the most influential figures of the French New Wave, inspiring directors such as Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Brian De Palma, Martin Scorsese, & Wes Anderson.


Acting (11 Credits)

1978The Green Room as Julien Davenne
1977Close Encounters of the Third Kind as Claude Lacombe
1977The Man Who Loved Women as Man at Funeral (uncredited)
1976Small Change as Martines Vater
1973Day for Night as Directeur Ferrand
1971Two English Girls as Récitant / Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
1970The Wild Child as Le Dr Jean Itard
1970Bed & Board as Le Marchand de Journaux (voice) (uncredited)
1964The Soft Skin as Le Pompiste (voice) (uncredited)
1959The 400 Blows as Man in Funfair
1956Fool's Mate as Party guest (uncredited)

Himself (3 Credits)

2021Sous le soleil de Pialat as Self (archive)
2015Hitchcock/Truffaut as Himself (archive footage)
2010Two in the Wave as Himself (archive footage)


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