|Birthname||Jacques André Simonet|
|born on||13 July 1941 at 02:45 (= 02:45 AM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||CEST h2e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||20°14' 12°56 Asc. 01°31'|
French actor and filmmaker born to actress Marie Perrin, occasionally credited as Jacques Simonet (father's name), and best known for his roles in the musicals "Les Demoiselles de Rochefort (1967) and"Donkey Skin" (1970), both directed by Jacques Demy and his documentaries about animals and the environment like Microcosmos (1995), Le Peuple migrateur (Winged Migration, 2001), Océans (2009) and Seasons (2015). In 2004, he appeared in the successfull movie "The choristers", directed by his nephew.
In 1966, he won two Best Actor awards at the Venice Film Festival, for the Italian film Almost a Man and the Spanish film The Search. He played in another Italian film "Cinema Paradiso", directed by Guiseppe Tornatore.
He married Valentine Perrin in 1995. He had three sons, Mathieu (born 1975), Maxence (born 1995), and Lancelot, born 2000. The two eldest are actors. He died on 21 April 2022 at the age of 80.
- associate relationship with Costa-Gavras (born 12 February 1933)
- associate relationship with Delon, Alain (born 8 November 1935)
- associate relationship with Demy, Jacques (born 5 June 1931)
- associate relationship with Deneuve, Catherine (born 22 October 1943)
- associate relationship with Marais, Jean (born 11 December 1913)
- associate relationship with Niney, Pierre (born 13 March 1989)
- associate relationship with Noiret, Philippe (born 1 October 1930)
- associate relationship with Tornatore, Giuseppe (born 27 May 1956)
- associate relationship with Zurlini, Valerio (born 19 March 1926)
- has other family relationship with Barratier, Christophe (born 17 June 1963). Notes: Uncle/ nephew
Paddy de Jabrun quoted BC.
- Family : Childhood : Family noted
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three sons)
- Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Stage, film)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Theatre actor)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Voice-Over (Narrator)
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Film)
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Film)
- Notable : Awards : Public Service (Legion of Honour, Order of the Merit)