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Georges Lautner

Director

Born - 24 January 1926, Nice, France
Died - 22 November 2013

Tubby, bushy-haired, bespectacled French director of wacky comedies and fast-paced crime thrillers. The son of actress Renee Saint-Cyr, he worked as as assistant director on numerous post-war films, branching out on his own with Sink or Swim (1960). Nearly 50 more followed, including Operation Gold Ingot (1962), Monsieur Gangster (1963, Galia (1966), Road to Salina (1970), Flic Story (1971), Someone is Bleeding (1974), Mort d'un Pourri (1977), Le Professionel (1981), La Cage aux Folles 3: the Wedding (1985), La Maison Assassinee (1988) and Stranger in the House (1992), his last. He died from thyroid cancer.