Gilles Carle

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Birthday
31, 1928
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 28, 2009 (81)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1928
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Nov 28, 2009 (81)

About

Considered one of Quebec's most influential filmmakers. He won the Canadian Film Award for Best Director for his film The True Nature of Bernadette.

Before Fame

He was born in Maniwaki and made films for the NFB before going independent.

Trivia

He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1988 and a Grand Officer of the Ordre National du Quebec in 2007.

Family Life

He had a commonlaw wife named Chloé Sainte-Marie at the time of his death.

Associated With

He and renowned director Hal Ashby both won the prestigious Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival.

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