Guy du Fresnay

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Guy Du Fresnay
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Born (1877-11-23)23 November 1877
France
Died 20 September 1937(1937-09-20) (aged 59)
France
Occupation Silent film director
Years active 1918—1923

Guy Du Fresnay was a French writer and silent film director best known for his silent films of the late 1910s and early 1920s. He was awarded the Legion of Honor in 1919.[1]

He is the descendant of French writer Maria Du Fresnay and of French knight Ange Du Fresnay, as well as the ancestor of French essayist and economist Philippe Du Fresnay.

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He started as a writer before turning scenarist then eventually film director.

He worked notably for the Gaumont Film Company.

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  1. ^ decree of the French Ministry of war dated 11 January 1919.

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