Marguerite Duras French writer and film director

Marguerite Duras is a 81 years old French writer and film director from Gia Định. Marguerite Duras was born on April 04, 1914 (died on March 03, 1996, she was 81 years old) in Gia Định as Marguerite Germaine Marie Donnadieu. Her nickname was Donnadieu Marguerite.

Marguerite Duras



Marguerite Donnadieu known as Marguerite Duras was a French writer and film director.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Marguerite Duras is Marguerite Germaine Marie Donnadieu
Is Marguerite Duras still alive?

No, she died on 03/03/1996, 26 years ago. She was 81 years old when she died. Cause of death: esophageal cancer. She died in 6th arrondissement of Paris and buried in Montparnasse Cemetery .



Marguerite Duras had two marriages.

Robert Antelme

Robert Antelme, French writer

She married with Robert Antelme (73), on Saturday, September 23rd, 1939. Marguerite Duras was 25 and Robert Antelme was 22 years old. After 7 years, 7 months, they break up on April 24th, 1947.

Dionys Mascolo

Dionys Mascolo, Actor

Duras married with Dionys Mascolo in 1947. Marguerite Duras was 32 and Dionys Mascolo was 31 years old. They ended their 9 years marriage in 1956.


She had one child, Jean (75, Director) . When her first child, Jean Mascolo, was born, Marguerite Duras was 33 years old.


Marguerite Duras Movies (70)

There are 70 movies of Marguerite Duras.

Her first feature film was The Lover (1992). She was 78 when she starred in this movie. Since 1992, she has appeared in 70 feature films. The last one is Agatha (2004). .

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Marguerite Duras movie characters

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

Awards (4)

Awarded Austrian State Prize for European Literature in 1988 , awarded Grand prix du théâtre in 1982 , awarded Prix Goncourt in 1983 , nominated Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay in 1960 ,


She graduated from University Of Paris (1896-1968)

What was Marguerite's zodiac sign?

Marguerite Duras zodiac sign was aries.

Where does She lives?

She is living in Paris.

Other facts about Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras' Child


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