- Category : Writers-Playwright-script
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (6,48)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Prevention 1
French film director, screenwriter, producer, critic whose talents include acting, he is credited with giving rise to the French New Wave in cinematic history.
Chabrol began his film career as a critic. An inheritance of his first wife enabled him to indulge his love for the silver screen by establishing a production company. Under its umbrella he wrote and produced his first film, a short, entiled "Coup de Berger" (1956). Two subsequent films, "Le Beau Serge" and "Les Cousins" are described as the beginning of the New Wave. Subsequent films include "Le Boucher" (1969), "Madame Bovary" "Violette." Among the star he directed are Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu and Jean-Paul Belmondo and his second wife, Stéphane Audran. .
Chabrol was married three times, first to Agnès Goute in 1952. Their marriage produced two sons. In 1964 he married Stéphane Audran, who starred in some of his movies. They had one son together and divorced in 1982. He married Aurore Pajot in 1983.
Hospitalized with "severe anemia" he died on September 12, 2010 in Paris.