Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (French: [ʒɑ̃ kɔkto]; 5 Julie 1889 – 11 October 1963) wis a French writer, designer, playwricht, airtist an filmmakker. Cocteau is best kent for his novelle Les Enfants Terribles (1929), an the films Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946) an Orpheus (1949). His circle o associates, friends an lovers includit Kenneth Anger, Pablo Picasso, Jean Hugo, Jean Marais, Henri Bernstein, Yul Brynner, Marlene Dietrich, Coco Chanel, Erik Satie, Albert Gleizes, Igor Stravinsky, Marie Laurencin, María Félix, Édith Piaf, Panama Al Brown, Colette, Jean Genet, an Raymond Radiguet.

Jean Cocteau
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Jean Cocteau in 1923
BornJean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau
5 Julie 1889(1889-07-05)
Maisons-Laffitte, Fraunce
Died11 October 1963(1963-10-11) (aged 74)
Milly-la-Foret, France
Cause o daith
Heart Attack
Ither namesThe Frivolous Prince
ThriftNovelist, poet, airtist, filmmakker
Years active1908–1963
Pairtner(s)Jean Marais (1937–1963)
SignaturJean Cocteau signature.svg
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