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Daniel Toscan du Plantier

Daniel Toscan du Plantier (7 April 1941 – 11 February 2003) was a French film producer. Educated at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques he became advertising manager for the France Soir daily newspaper in 1966 and between 1975 and 1985 was director-general of the Gaumont Film Company, and president of Unifrance, an organisation for promoting French films, from 1988 until his death. Toscan du Plantier was married four times and had three sons and two daughters. His first marriage was to French actress Marie-Christine Barrault, with whom he had one son and one daughter. His second marriage was with Italian film director and producer Francesca Comencini, with whom he had one son. His third wife was Sophie Toscan du Plantier, who was murdered in 1996 (the crime is considered unsolved in Ireland, where it happened, and solved in France, where Ian Bailey was convicted in May 2019). His fourth marriage was with Melita Nikolic in 1998, with whom he had one son and one daughter. Source: Article "Daniel Toscan du Plantier" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.


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Born:
Apr 7, 1941 In Chambéry, Savoie, France
Movie/TV Credits:
7
First Appeared:
In the movie Spoiled Children 1977-09-06
Latest Project:
Movie Toscan 2010-12-01
Known For
Poster of Toscan
Poster of Fellini: I'm a Born Liar
Poster of Les Miserables
Poster of Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy
Filmography
Movie Toscan Himself (archive footage) 2010-12-01
Movie Fellini: I'm a Born Liar Self / Producteur 2003-04-02
Movie One 4 All Himself 1999-12-29
Movie One Hundred and One Nights Le second orateur 1995-01-25
Movie Les Miserables Le comte de Villeneuve 1995-03-22
Movie Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy Daniel Toscan du Plantier 1994-03-09
Movie Spoiled Children Le député 1977-09-06