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January 6, 1919
|Died||December 28, 2000
|Occupation||Film director, Journalist|
Laurent belonged to the literary group of the Hussards, and is known as a prolific historical novelist, essay writer, and screenwriter under the nom de plume of Cecil Saint-Laurent. The 1955 film Lola Montès, directed by Max Ophüls, was based on his historic novel based on the life of Lola Montez. He also directed the film Quarante-huit heures d'amour/48 Hours of Love (1969).
Laurent was elected to the Académie française in 1986.
- Jacques Laurent at the Internet Movie Database
- Obituary http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_20010101/ai_n9662871/pg_1?tag=artBody;col1