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Joann Sfar

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Birthday
28, 1971
Birthplace
Nice, France
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1971 (age 48)
Birthplace
Nice, France

About

Franco-Belgian comic book artist and filmmaker who directed the animated film, 'The Rabbi's Cat.' His work was influenced by Will Eisner, Hugo Pratt, John Buscema, Chaim Soutine, and Marc Chagall.

Before Fame

He received a 1998 Award for First Comic Book at the Angoulême International Comics Festival. He did most of his work for publisher L'Association.

Trivia

His best known works included "Grand Vampire," "Les Potamoks," and "Donjon," the latter of which developed an international cult following.

Family Life

He was born in southern France to an Ashkenazi Jewish mother and a Sephardic Jewish father.

Associated With

He directed the film, "Gainsbourg: Vie Heroique," which starred Doug Jones.