Jules Dassin

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Birthday
18, 1911
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Mar 31, 2008 (96)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1911
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Mar 31, 2008 (96)

About

Hollywood director who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era.

Before Fame

He was a member of the American Communist Party until Russia's pact with Germany in 1939.

Trivia

He settled in France after his Hollywood career dried up.

Family Life

His son was the famed French singer Joe Dassin.

Associated With

He had few friends in Hollywood after being blacklisted. Bette Davis was one of the few stars willing to give him work.