Awards & Winners

Jean Delannoy

Date of Birth 12-January-1908
Place of Birth Noisy-le-Sec
(Seine-Saint-Denis, ÃŽle-de-France, France)
Nationality France
Also know as Jean-François Henri Delannoy
Profession Screenwriter, Film Director, Actor, Film Editor
Jean Delannoy was a French actor, film editor, screenwriter and film director. Although Delannoy was born in a Paris suburb, his family is from Haute-Normandie in the north of France. He was a Protestant, a descendant of Huguenots, some of whom fled the country during the French Wars of Religion first to settle in Wallonia then, after their name became De la Noye and then Delano, were on the second ship to emigrate to Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was a student in Paris when he began acting in silent films. He eventually landed a job with Paramount Studios Parisian facilities, working his way up to head film editor. In 1934 he directed his first film and went on to a long career, both writing and directing. In 1946, his film about a Protestant minister titled La symphonie pastorale was awarded the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1960, his film, Maigret tend un piège was nominated for a BAFTA award for "Best Film from any Source". In recognition of his long service to the French motion picture industry, in 1986 Delannoy received an Honorary César Award.

Awards by Jean Delannoy

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jean Delannoy.


Honorary César
Honored for : Shoah


Nominations 1960 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
BAFTA Award for Best Film Maigret Lays a Trap