Francois Truffaut

Francois Truffaut bio

Birth Name: François Roland Truffaut

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: Paris

Date Of Birth: February 6, 1932

Date Of Death: October 21, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: French

Francois Truffaut was born on the 6th of February, 1932. He was famous for being a Director. French New Wave film director who won the award for Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for his seminal 1959 feature The 400 Blows. His 1973 film Day for Night won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and he also directed the critically acclaimed films Shoot the Piano Player (1960), Jules et Jim (1961) and The Wild Child (1970).

Francois Truffaut was born in Paris. He joined the French Army when he was eighteen years old. His final film, 1983’s Confidentially Yours, was filmed in black and white and was a tribute to his favorite director, Alfred Hitchcock .

Francois Truffaut was a Aquarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Francois Truffaut was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

François Roland Truffaut is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Francois Truffaut’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Francois Truffaut’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Francois Truffaut was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: François Roland Truffaut
NICKNAME: Le Petit Caporal, La Truffe
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Francois Truffaut was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Francois Truffaut was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Francois Truffaut had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Francois Truffaut’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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