|born on||13 March 1945 at 16:30 (= 4:30 PM )|
|Place||Boulogne Billancourt, France, 48n50, 2e15|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||22°42' 15°24 Asc. 27°49'|
French screenwriter and writer. Decoin started as journalist. He was twenty years old when he published his first book, The Trial love. This will be followed by a twenty titles, including John L'enfer where, in 1977, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt.
He is the author of numerous original scripts and adaptations. In 1999 he received the Gold Seven Best Screenplay for The Count of Monte Cristo.
In 1995 he was elected to the Académie Goncourt.
In 2007 he was elected president of the Association of Marine writer .
In 2012 he was unanimously elected president of the International Festival of Audiovisual Programs (FIPA).
- Work : Prize 1977 (Goncourt Prize)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)