The Info List - Daniel Toscan Du Plantier

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DANIEL TOSCAN DU PLANTIER (7 April 1941 – 11 February 2003) was a French film producer . Educated at the Institut d\'Etudes Politiques he became advertising manager for the France Soir
France Soir
daily newspaper in 1966 and between 1975 and 1985 was director-general of the Gaumont Film Company , and president of Unifrance , an organisation for promoting French films, from 1988 until his death.

He was married four times, first to French actress Marie-Christine Barrault , and had three sons and two daughters. His third wife was Sophie Toscan du Plantier , victim of an as-yet unsolved murder.


* ^ A B Baxter, John (14 February 2003). "Obituaries: Daniel Toscan du Plantier; Champion of genuinely European cinema". The Independent
The Independent
. Retrieved 14 January 2015.