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Jean Cocteau

Jean CocteauAKA Jean Maurice Eugène Cocteau

Born: 5-Jul-1889
Birthplace: Maisons-Lafitte, France
Died: 11-Oct-1963
Location of death: Milly-la-Forêt, France
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Chapelle St. Blaise, Milly La Foret, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Poet, Artist

Nationality: France
Executive summary: La Belle et la Bête

Father: (lawyer, d. suicide when Jean was 9)
Girlfriend: Madeleine Carlier (extramarital affair on her part, when Cocteau was 18)
Girlfriend: Natalie Paley (a Romanov princess)
Boyfriend: Raymond Radiguet (novelist, age 15, 1920's, d. typhoid fever)
Boyfriend: Jean Marais (actor, dated 1937-63)

    French Academy 1955
    Ran Away From Home
    Risk Factors: Opium, Sciatica

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    The Testament of Orpheus (18-Feb-1960)
    Orpheus (1-Mar-1950)
    The Storm Within (1-Dec-1948)
    The Eagle Has Two Heads (22-Sep-1948)
    Beauty and the Beast (Sep-1946)
    The Blood of a Poet (20-Jan-1930)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Testament of Orpheus (18-Feb-1960) · Himself
    Les enfants terribles (29-Mar-1950) · Narrator [VOICE]

Author of books:
Les Enfants Terribles (1929, novel)

Wrote plays:
Orphée (1926)
La Machine Infernale (1934)


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