Awards & Winners

Jean Renoir

Date of Birth 15-September-1894
Place of Birth Montmartre
(18th arrondissement, Paris)
Nationality France
Also know as Le patron, The boss
Profession Film Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Producer, Author
  • I was just out of college and still believed in classifications and categories - Jean Renoir
Jean Renoir was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. His films Grand Illusion and The Rules of the Game are often cited by critics as among the greatest films ever made. As an author, he wrote the definitive biography of his father, the painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Renoir, My Father. Jean Renoir was ranked by the BFI's Sight & Sound poll of critics as the fourth greatest director of all time.

Awards by Jean Renoir

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jean Renoir.


National Society of Film Critics Special Awards
Academy Honorary Award
(a genius who, with grace, responsibility and enviable devotion through silent film, sound film, feature, documentary and television, has won the world's admiration)


Nominations 1963 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
BAFTA Award for Best Film The Elusive Corporal


Nominations 1953 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
BAFTA Award for Best Film The River
BAFTA Award for Best British Film The River


Nominations 1945 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Director The Southerner