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François Truffaut

François Truffaut
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 3325
  • BirthDate: 1932, 06 of February , Paris, France
  • Spouse: Madeleine Morgenstern (29 October 1957 - 1965) (divorced) 2 children
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    François Truffaut

    François Truffaut is an American Actor born in a family of actors on February 29, 1960 in city of North Hollywood, California. Coming from an acting background really helped his excel truly with his acting charisma. After completing graduation, François Truffaut tried his luck in acting, and became popular with his early roles in many popular TV acts such as - The Roseanne Show, The Sopranos. What started as a TV actor got bigger with time, and his talent soon brought his to the bigger platform of Hollywood. Even though his prime work has always been TV related, he enjoyed good success in movies like Shallow Hal, Reality Bites, and The Singularity Is Near: A True Story about The Future, Men in Black, and many others. His involvement in other professions limits his acting appearances. He also hosts his own show Breakthrough with François Truffaut on a cable channel.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1975 for "Best Director for:La nuit américaine (1973)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1960 for "Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen for:Les quatre cents coups (1959). Shared with: Marcel Moussy"
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1984 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:Vivement dimanche! (1983). Shared with: Armand Barbault France."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1979 for "Best Supporting Actor for:Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)."
    Won BAFTA Film Award - 1974 for "Best Direction for:La nuit américaine (1973)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1961 for "Best Film from any Source for:Les quatre cents coups (1959). France."
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1979 for "for:L'amour en fuite (1979)."
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1977 for "for:L'homme qui aimait les femmes (1977)."
    Won OCIC Award - Recommendation - 1976 for "Competition for:L'argent de poche (1976)."
    Nominated Golden Berlin Bear - 1962 for "for:L'amour à vingt ans (1962). Shared with: Andrzej Wajda Renzo Rossellini Shintarô Ishihara Marcel Ophüls"
    Won Bodil - 1965 for "Best European Film (Bedste europæiske film) for:La peau douce (1964)."
    Won Bodil - 1963 for "Best European Film (Bedste europæiske film) for:Жюль и Джим (1962)."
    Won Bodil - 1960 for "Best European Film (Bedste europæiske film) for:Les quatre cents coups (1959)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1964 for "for:La peau douce (1964)."
    Won Best Director - 1959 for "for:Les quatre cents coups (1959)."
    Won Special Critics Award - 1976 for "for:L'histoire d'Adèle H. (1975)."
    Nominated César - 1989 for "Best Screenplay, Original or Adaptation (Meilleur scénario, original ou adaptation) for:La petite voleuse (1988). Shared with: Claude de Givray Annie Miller Claude Miller Luc Béraud"
    Nominated César - 1984 for "Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur) for:Vivement dimanche! (1983)."
    Won César - 1981 for "Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur) for:Le dernier métro (1980)."
    Nominated César - 1976 for "Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur) for:L'histoire d'Adèle H. (1975)."
    Won Luchino Visconti Award - 1981 for "For his whole works as a director and movie critic."
    Nominated Edgar - 1969 for "Best Motion Picture for:La mariée était en noir (1968). Shared with: Jean-Louis Richard"
    Won Critics Award - 1977 for "Best Film for:L'histoire d'Adèle H. (1975)."
    Won Critics Award - 1974 for "Best Film for:La nuit américaine (1973)."
    Won Critics Award - 1971 for "Best Film for:L'enfant sauvage (1970)."
    Won Critics Award - 1969 for "Best Film for:Baisers volés (1968)."
    Won Critics Award - 1960 for "Best Film for:Les quatre cents coups (1959). Tied with Hiroshima mon amour (1959)."
    Won Guild Film Award - Gold - 1984 for "Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film) for:La femme d'à côté (1981)."
    Nominated Silver Ribbon - 1981 for "Best Director - Foreign Film (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:Le dernier métro (1980)."
    Won Silver Ribbon - 1963 for "Best Director - Foreign Film (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero) for:Жюль и Джим (1962)."
    Won Special Award - 1984 for ""
    Won Best Director - 1962 for "for:Жюль и Джим (1962)."
    Won NBR Award - 1971 for "Best Director for:L'enfant sauvage (1970)."
    Won NSFC Award - 1974 for "Best Director for:La nuit américaine (1973)."
    Won NSFC Award - 1970 for "Best Director for:Baisers volés (1968)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1975 for "Best Screenplay for:L'histoire d'Adèle H. (1975). Shared with: Jean Gruault Suzanne Schiffman"
    Won NYFCC Award - 1974 for "Best Director for:La nuit américaine (1973)."
    Won Prix Louis Delluc - 1968 for "for:Baisers volés (1968)."
    Won Sant Jordi - 1961 for "Best Foreign Director (Mejor Director Extranjero) for:Les quatre cents coups (1959)."
    Nominated Golden Lion - 1966 for "for:451 градус по Фаренгейту (1966)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 269
  • Salary: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) $75,000
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Also born in February 1932-1937