Pierre Granier-Deferre

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Pierre Granier-Deferre (27 July 1927, Paris – 16 November 2007) was a French film director. His 1971 film Le Chat won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards at the 21st Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Granier-Deferre married Annie Fratellini, who starred in his film, La Métamorphose des cloportes. They had one daughter, Valerie.[citation needed]

He had two children with his second wife, Susan Hampshire, an English actress: a son, Christopher, a producer/director, and a daughter, Victoria, who died shortly after birth. Granier-Deferre is also the father of Denys Granier-Deferre, a director/actor, whose mother is Denise Leve.[citation needed]

He is also the father of Célia (an actress) and Marie (a stuntwoman) by Isabel Garcia de Herreros (a film editor).[citation needed]


[D] = Director - [W] = Writer


  1. ^ "Berlinale 1971: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 14 March 2010.

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