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Born: May 5, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Paris, FR Profession: Cast ...
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1957:
Worked as a 'technical collaborator' on Georges Lampin's "La tour, prend garde!"; also had bit role
1958:
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
1962:
Reprised Doinel in the Truffaut-directed segment "Paris--Antoine et Colette" of the omnibus film "Love at Twenty/L'Amour a vingt ans"
1964:
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"
1966:
Starred in Godard's "Masculin-Feminin"
1968:
Reteamed with Truffaut as Doinel in "Stolen Kisses/Baisers voles"
1970:
Again played signature role of Antoine Doinel in "Bed and Board/Domicile conjugal"
1971:
First collaboration with Truffaut not portraying Doinel, "Two English Girls"
1971:
Appeared in the French TV serial "L'education sentimentale"
1973:
Co-starred in Jean Eustache's "La Maman et la putain/The Mother and the Whore"
1973:
Had feature role as an egotistical actor in Truffaut's Oscar-winning paean to filmmaking "Day for Night"
1979:
Final screen collaboration with Truffaut, "Love on the Run/L'Amour en fuite"; also last time playing Antoine Doinel
1985:
Narrated and appeared in Raul Ruiz's "L'Ile tresor/Treasure Island"; because of financial difficulties film was not screened until 1991
1986:
Played a filmmaker in Godard's "The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company"
1991:
Portrayed the neurotic father in Olivier Assayas' "Paris at Dawn/Paris s'eveille"
1996:
Played a washed-up filmmaker in "Irma Vep"
1998:
Acted in the biopic "Elizabeth", about Queen Elizabeth I
2001:
Cast as a porn director attempting to reconcile with his son in "Le Pornographe/The Pornographer"; screened at Cannes
2004:
Cast as himself in Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers"

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