Decae, Henri

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Decae, Henri Gender: M
Decae, Henri Robert Georges
born on 31 July 1915 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place St.Denis, France, 48n56, 2e22
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 06°47' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 04°46 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 08°38'


French cinematographer who began as an editor, sound recordist and director of short films. After service in WW II as a cameraman with the French Air Force, he produced industrial and commercial films as well as his documentaries. Directing over 31 films, 12 in the U.S. and four in the U.K., he became a favorite of French New Wave, working with Melville, Chabrol and Malle.

Decae made two marriages. He died on 7 March 1987, Suresnes, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 7 March 1987 at 12:00 noon (Age 71)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher; Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'cinema_autres_professions.pdf ' pdf file, p. 16.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Documentaries and feature films)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WW II, cameraman)