Decoin, Didier

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Decoin, Didier Gender: M
Didier François Decoin
born on 13 March 1945 at 16:30 (= 4:30 PM )
Place Boulogne Billancourt, France, 48n50, 2e15
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 22°42' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°24 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 27°49'

Didier Decoin (in 2009)
photo: Esby (talk) 16:01, 31 May 2009 (UTC), license gfdl


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).

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)


  • child->parent relationship with Decoin, Henri (born 18 March 1890)


  • Work : Prize 1977 (Goncourt Prize)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'd' pdf file, p. 82.


  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Goncourt Prize)