Pierre Schoendoerffer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre Schoendoerffer

film director

Date of Birth: 05-May-1928

Place of Birth: Chamalières, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 14-Mar-2012

Profession: screenwriter, writer, journalist, film director, novelist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Pierre Schoendoerffer

  • Pierre Schoendoerffer (French: Pierre Schœndœrffer; 5 May 1928 – 14 March 2012) was a French film director, a screenwriter, a writer, a war reporter, a war cameraman, a renowned First Indochina War veteran, a cinema academician.
  • He was president of the Académie des Beaux-Arts for 2001 and for 2007.In 1967, he was the winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for The Anderson Platoon.
  • The film followed a platoon of American soldiers for six weeks at the height of fighting in Vietnam during 1966.

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