Biography

Jean Genet was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but he later took to writing. His major works include the novels The Thief's Journal and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Maids and The Screens.

Jean Genet was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but he later took to writing. His major works include the novels The Thief's Journal and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The Maids and The Screens.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 11

Birthday 1910-12-19

Day of Death 1986-04-15

Place of Birth Paris, France

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

1999 Genet à Chatila Writer
1991 Poison Writer
1986 Le sphinx Other
1982 Querelle Novel
1981 Black Mirror Screenplay Story
1975 The Maids Writer
1966 Mademoiselle Story
1966 Deathwatch Writer
1963 The Balcony Story
1950 A Song of Love Scenario Writer Writer

Sound

1950 A Song of Love Original Music Composer

Acting

1970 Angela Davis Is at Your Mercy as Himself

Directing

1950 A Song of Love Director

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