May 15, 1920
July 27, 1985
Screenwriter, Director, Novelist, Journalist, Optician, Racing cyclist, Welder
Turned out over 130 films for most of the top French directors during a 35-year career which began in 1949. A fine dialogue writer, especially for actor Jean Gabin, Audiard was also a capable director of occasional films beginning in the late 1960s.