Pierre Renoir
Date of Birth
Mar 21, 1885
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

The son of impressionist artist Auguste Renoir, actor Pierre Renoir was also the older brother of director Jean Renoir and the father of cinematographer Claude Renoir. He made his stage debut in the first decade of the 20th century and his first film in 1911. In 1932 he became the first actor to portray Georges Simenon's Inspector Maigret in La Nuit de Carrefour. His subsequent screen assignments...