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|Also Known As:||Alice Guy,Alice Blache||Died:||March 24, 1968|
|Born:||July 1, 1873||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Paris, FR||Profession:||Director ... director producer typist stenographer|
Without doubt the first female director in the history of cinema. Whether Guy-Blache is also the first fiction director remains debatable. Somewhere between 1896 and 1900--the same years Georges Melies is generally credited with directing the first fiction films--she made "La Fee aux Choux," an adaptation of a popular fairy tale.
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