Marcel Ophuls

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Birthday
1, 1927
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1927 (age 92)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German-born documentary filmmaker and actor who directed the acclaimed documentary The Sorrow and the Pity.

Before Fame

He attended Hollywood High and later served at a U.S. military base in Japan.

Trivia

He produced the documentary Hotel Terminus: The Life And Times Of Klaus Barbie, for which he won an Academy Award in 1988.

Family Life

His father was the director Max Ophuls. His father was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction for the film Le Plaisir.

Associated With

He worked on the 1952 picture Moulin Rouge directed by John Huston.