Marcel Pagnol French film director and writer

Marcel Pagnol is a 79 years old French film director and writer from Aubagne, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Marcel Pagnol was born on February 28, 1895 (died on April 18, 1974, he was 79 years old) in Aubagne, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur as Marcel Paul Pagnol.

Marcel Pagnol



Marcel Pagnol was a French novelist playwright and filmmaker. In 1946 he became the first filmmaker elected to the Académie française. Although his work is less fashionable than it once was Pagnol is still generally regarded as one of France's greatest 20th century writers and is notable for the fact that he excelled in almost every genre - memoir novel play and film.
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His real name:
Birth name of Marcel Pagnol is Marcel Paul Pagnol
Is Marcel Pagnol still alive?

No, he died on 04/18/1974, 49 years ago. He was 79 years old when he died. Cause of death: cancer. He died in Paris and buried in La Treille cemetery .


His father Joseph Pagnol


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Mother: (?)
Joseph Pagnol
Father: Joseph Pagnol


Marcel Pagnol had three marriages.

Jacqueline Pagnol

Jacqueline Pagnol, Actress

He married with Jacqueline Pagnol (95), in 1940. Marcel Pagnol was 44 and Jacqueline Pagnol was 19 years old. Married for 83 years, 9 months.

Orane Demazis

Orane Demazis, French actress

Pagnol married with Orane Demazis (97), in 1925. Marcel was 29 and Orane Demazis was 31 years old. They ended their 13 years marriage in 1938.

Josette Day

Josette Day, French actor


He had one child, Jean-Pierre .


Marcel Pagnol had 3 siblings. Pop Singer Germaine (104 years younger) , René , and Paul


Marcel Pagnol Movies (66)

There are 66 movies of Marcel Pagnol.

His first feature film was Jean de Florette (1987). He was 92 when he starred in this movie. Since 1987, he has appeared in 66 feature films. The last one is Jules et Marcel (2011). .

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Marcel Pagnol movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Awards (5)

Awarded Great Gold medal of the Société d'Encouragement au Progrès in 1960 , awarded Commander of the French Order of Academic Palms , awarded Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour , awarded Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres , nominated Nobel Prize in Literature in 1965 and


He graduated from Lycée Thiers

What was Marcel's zodiac sign?

Marcel Pagnol zodiac sign was pisces.

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Marcel Pagnol's Child


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