Perrin, Jacques

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Perrin, Jacques Gender: M
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)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: de Jabrun
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 20°14' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 12°56 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 01°31'

Jacques Perrin (2009)
photo: Georges Biard, license cc-by-sa-3.0


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Costa-Gavras (born 12 February 1933)
  • associate relationship with Delon, Alain (born 8 November 1935)
  • associate relationship with Marais, Jean (born 11 December 1913)


Source Notes

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)