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Romain Gary

AKA Roman Kacew

Born: 8-May-1914
Birthplace: Wilno, Poland
Died: 2-Dec-1980
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Suicide

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Roots of Heaven

Military service: Free French Forces (WWII)

Father: Arieh-Leib Kacew
Mother: Mina Owczinska
Wife: Lesley Blanch (author, m. 1945, div. 1962)
Wife: Jean Seberg (actress, m. 16-Oct-1962, div. 1970, two children)
Son: Alexandre Diego Gary (b. 1963)

    Goncourt Prize 1956 for Les racines du ciel
    Goncourt Prize 1975 for La vie devant soi (as Émile Ajar)
    Shot: Self-Inflicted 2-Dec-1980

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Kill! Kill! Kill! (10-Dec-1971)
    Birds in Peru (20-Jun-1968)


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