Rene Le Somptier
- Category : 1884-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (22,34)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 4
French filmmaker and journalist, who made his first short film, Poum à la chasse, in 1908 with his father as an actor. He was injured in World War I and after the war together with Charles Burguet made his first full-length film, La sultane de l’amour (1918).
In 1922 he produced La dame de Montsoreau based on a novel by Alexandre Dumas, starring Geneviève Félix. A colourized version was released in 1925.
He died on 23 September 1950, in Paris, aged 65.