Jacques Deray

1929 - 2003

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Jacques Deray (born Jacques Desrayaud, February 19, 1929 – August 9, 2003) was a French film director and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Deray has received more than 117,661 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jacques Deray is the 456th most popular film director (up from 468th in 2019), the 2,576th most popular biography from France (down from 2,536th in 2019) and the 69th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jacques Deray ranks 456 out of 2,041Before him are Nick Castle, Philippe Garrel, Yves Allégret, Gérard Oury, Maya Deren, and Umberto Lenzi. After him are Delbert Mann, Glauber Rocha, Lung Chien, John Lasseter, Yoshiyuki Tomino, and Hiroshi Teshigahara.

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Among people born in 1929, Jacques Deray ranks 164Before him are Shakuntala Devi, Amitai Etzioni, Peter Sculthorpe, René Laloux, Vic Morrow, and Camilo Torres Restrepo. After him are Richard F. Gordon Jr., Claude Rich, Zeca Afonso, Charles Tilly, Anne Meara, and Guillermo Cabrera Infante. Among people deceased in 2003, Jacques Deray ranks 99Before him are Maurice Pialat, Massimo Girotti, John Ritter, Johanna Budwig, Robert Brown, and William Steig. After him are Marie Trintignant, Anita Mui, Martha Scott, Khieu Ponnary, Jaba Ioseliani, and Neil Postman.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Deray ranks 2,576 out of 6,770Before him are Jean-Loup Chrétien (1938), Abraham Bosse (1604), Léon Boëllmann (1862), Charles Plumier (1646), Honoré III, Prince of Monaco (1720), and Leodegar (616). After him are Pascal Quignard (1948), Étienne de Silhouette (1709), Eugène-Henri Gravelotte (1876), Marie Trintignant (1962), Claudine Guérin de Tencin (1682), and Alexandre-Théodore-Victor, comte de Lameth (1760).


Among film directors born in France, Jacques Deray ranks 69Before him are Louis Feuillade (1873), Bertrand Blier (1939), René Laloux (1929), Philippe Garrel (1948), Yves Allégret (1907), and Gérard Oury (1919). After him are Nadine Trintignant (1934), André Cayatte (1909), André Hunebelle (1896), Louis Delluc (1890), Pierre Woodman (1963), and Jean-Daniel Cadinot (1944).