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Jacques Tourneur
Aliases: Jack Tourneur
Gender: Male
Medium(s): Film
Roles: Director
Date of birth: November 12th, 1904
Place of birth: Paris, France
Date of death: December 19th, 1977
Place of death: Bergerac, Dordogne, France

Jacques "Jack" Tourneur was a French film director. He was born in Paris, France on November 12th, 1904. Jacques' first work in the horror genre was directing the 1942 supernatural thriller film Cat People. He followed this up with I Walked with a Zombie in 1943, as well as The Leopard Man that same year. In 1957 he directed Curse of the Demon and in 1963 he directed The Comedy of Terrors. Jacques Tourneur passed away in Bergerac, Dordogne, France on December 19th, 1977 at the age of 73.

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  • Jacques Tourneur's first full-length American film (as a director) was the 1939 drama They All Come Out.

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