Jean Delannoy
Date of Birth
Jan 12, 1908
Birth Place:
Noisy-le-Sec, France


Jean Delannoy was attending Paris University when he decided to follow the example of his sister, actress Henriette Delannoy, and seek out work in silent films. After acting in a handful of pictures, Delannoy became the chief editor at Paramount's Paris studios. He then turned director on such short subjects as Une vocation irresistable (1934) and L'ecole des detectives (1934), moving into...