Worked as a 'technical collaborator' on Georges Lampin's "La tour, prend garde!"; also had bit role
First major role as Francois Truffaut's film alter ego in "Les quartre cents coups/The 400 Blows"; first time playing character of Antoine Doinel
Reprised Doinel in the Truffaut-directed segment "Paris--Antoine et Colette" of the omnibus film "Love at Twenty/L'Amour a vingt ans"
Was assistant director to Jean-Luc Goddard on "La Femme mariee/A Married Woman", Truffaut on "La Peau Douce/The Soft Skin" and Jean-Louis Richard on "Mata Hari, Agent H-21"
Starred in Godard's "Masculin-Feminin"
Reteamed with Truffaut as Doinel in "Stolen Kisses/Baisers voles"
Again played signature role of Antoine Doinel in "Bed and Board/Domicile conjugal"
First collaboration with Truffaut not portraying Doinel, "Two English Girls"
Appeared in the French TV serial "L'education sentimentale"
Co-starred in Jean Eustache's "La Maman et la putain/The Mother and the Whore"
Had feature role as an egotistical actor in Truffaut's Oscar-winning paean to filmmaking "Day for Night"
Final screen collaboration with Truffaut, "Love on the Run/L'Amour en fuite"; also last time playing Antoine Doinel
Narrated and appeared in Raul Ruiz's "L'Ile tresor/Treasure Island"; because of financial difficulties film was not screened until 1991
Played a filmmaker in Godard's "The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company"
Portrayed the neurotic father in Olivier Assayas' "Paris at Dawn/Paris s'eveille"
Played a washed-up filmmaker in "Irma Vep"
Acted in the biopic "Elizabeth", about Queen Elizabeth I
Cast as a porn director attempting to reconcile with his son in "Le Pornographe/The Pornographer"; screened at Cannes
Cast as himself in Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers"