- Category : 1906-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (17,56)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Informing 2
French actor, director and writer, known as the assistant director to Luis Buñuel on L'Âge d'or (1930). He appeared in more than 30 movies, using several alternate names: Jacques Borel, J.B. Brunius, Jacques-Bernard Brunius, Jacques Brunius, Brunius, J.B.Brunius. He acted in many of the early, more political, movies of his friend Jean Renoir.
He was a member of the surrealist group in France and then in England, with his friends E.L.T. Mesens, Conroy Maddox, Ithell Colquhoun, Simon Watson Taylor and Roland Penrose.
In 1932 he married Colette Hulmann, sister of the photographer Denise Hulmann (married name Denise Bellon). They divorced in 1948. He married French-English actress Cecile Chevreau in 1951. Their son Richard was born in 1956.
Jacques Brunius died on 24 April 1967, aged 60, in Exeter, England.