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Claude Chabrol
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Chabrol in 2008
Born
Claude Henri Jean Chabrol

(1930-06-24)24 June 1930
Sardent, France
Died 12 September 2010(2010-09-12) (aged 80)
Paris, France
Occupation director, actor, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1956–2010
Spouse(s) Agnès Goute (1956–62) (div.)
Stéphane Audran (1964–80) (div.)
Aurore Paquiss (1983–2010) (his death)

Claude Henri Jean Chabrol ( 24 June 1930 – 12 September 2010) was a French movie director. He was a member of the French New Wave (nouvelle vague) group of filmmakers. He became popular at the end of the 1950s. Chabrol was born in Sardent, France.

Like his colleagues Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Éric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette, Chabrol was a critic for the influential movie magazine Cahiers du cinéma.

Chabrol died on 12 September 2010 in Paris, France, aged 80.

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