Patrice Leconte

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Birthday
12, 1947
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
France

About

French filmmaker who directed Man on the Train and Monsieur Hire, the latter earning him fame at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival.

Before Fame

He began making films at age 15 and studied at the French Institute for Advanced Cinematographic Studies.

Trivia

He was also a cartoonist who drew for the magazine Pilote.

Family Life

He and his wife were photographed together at the French Tennis Open in 2002.

Associated With

His impact on American art house cinema was compared to that of respected Spanish director Pedro Almodovar.