Jean-Jacques Beineix

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Birthday
8, 1946
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
France

About

French director of popular art house films Betty Blue, Motel Transfert, and Diva, the latter earning him four Cesar Awards.

Before Fame

He worked as an assistant director on the famous French TV series Les Saintes Chéries.

Trivia

His 1986 film Betty Blue earned him Best Foreign Language Film nominations at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and the British Academy Film Awards.

Family Life

He married actress Beatrice Dalle.

Associated With

He and fellow Frenchman Luc Besson were often cited as examples of the cinematic trend known as cinema du look.