Gérard Oury
Date of Birth
Apr 29, 1919
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

Gérard Oury, born Max-Gérard Houry Tannenbaum in Paris, studied at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Art and then was a member of the Comédie-Française before becoming a film actor in the mid-'40s. A decade later, Oury had become a director of commercially successful light comedies and thrillers. His daughter, Danièle Thompson, sometimes collaborated on his screenplays as well as those of...