Louis Malle


Birthday October 30, 1932

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace France

DEATH DATE Nov 23, 1995 (63)

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New Wave French director, producer, and writer whose film Le Monde du silence won the Palme d'Or and the 1956 Oscar for Best Documentary.

Before Fame

He studied political science before studying film.


He moved to the U.S. later in his career and directed films like Atlantic City, Pretty Baby, and My Dinner With Andre.

Family Life

He married Anne-Marie Deschodt in 1965, then married actress Candice Bergen on September 27, 1980.

Associated With

His thriller Ascenseur pour l'échafaud featured an original score by Miles Davis.