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Jean Delannoy
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Birth Date:January 12, 1908
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Occupation:Film/TV Director

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Jean Delannoy

Biography:Jean Delannoy (born January 12, 1908 in Noisy-le-Sec, Île-de-France) is a French, actor, film editor, screenwriter and film director.

Although Delannoy was born in a Paris suburb, his family is from Haute-Normandie in the north of France. He is a Protestant, a descendant of Huguenots, some of whom fled the country during the French Wars of Religion first to settle in Wallonia then, after their name became De la Noye and then Delano, were on the second ship to emigrate to Plymouth, Massachusetts in America.

Jean Delannoy was a student in Paris when he began acting in silent films. He eventually landed a job with Paramount Studios Parisian facilities, working his way up to head film editor. In 1934 he directed his first film and went on to a long career, both writing and directing. In 1946, his film about a Protestant minister titled La symphonie pastorale was awarded the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1960, his film, Maigret tend un piège was nominated for a BAFTA award for "Best Film from any Source."

In recognition of his long service to the French motion picture industry, in 1986 Jean Delannoy was given an Honorary César Award.

Partial filmography:

Marie De Nazareth (1995) La Passion de Bernadette (1989) Bernadette (1988) Pas folle la guêpe (1972) La Peau de torpedo (1970) Le Soleil des Voyous (1967) Les Sultans (1966) Le Lit à deux places (1966) Le Majordome (1965) Le Lit a Deux Places (1965) Les amitiés particulières (1964) Venere Imperiale (1963) Maigret tend un piège (1958) Notre Dame de Paris (1957) Marie-Antoinette reine de France (1956) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956) La Minute de vérité (1952) Dieu a besoin des hommes (1950) Le Secret de Mayerling (1949) Aux yeux du souvenir (1948) Les jeux sont faits (1947) La symphonie pastorale (1946) La Part de l'ombre (1945) L'Eternel Retour (1943) Macao, l'enfer du jeu (1942) La Vénus de l'or (1937) Paris-Deauville (1934)

Chinese Horoscope for Jean Delannoy
Includes characteristics and Vices
Jean Delannoy's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 13, 1907 - February 01, 1908
Birthday: January 12, 1908

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Jean Delannoy's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: January 12, 1908

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Jean Delannoy's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: January 12, 2018

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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