Francis Veber
Date of Birth
Jul 28, 1937
Birth Place:
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Biography

French screenwriter and director Francis Veber first made his name penning a number of farcical comedies during the '70s. The son of writers, Veber originally worked as a journalist, but soon dedicated himself solely to writing comedy sketches, stories, and plays. His first screenplay was for Pierre Mondy's Appellez-Moi Mathilde, a 1970 crime film. Veber had his first major success with his...