Jean-Pierre Melville, born Jean-Pierre Grumbach (October 20, 1917 – August 2, 1973), was a French filmmaker. While with the French Resistance during World War II, he adopted the pseudonym Melville as a tribute to his favorite American author, Herman Melville. He kept it as his stage name once the war was over. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jean-Pierre Melville, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
- Title: Jean-Pierre Melville
- Popularity: 3.863
- Known For: Directing
- Birthday: 1917-10-20
- Place of Birth: Paris, France
- Also Known As: Jean-Pierre Grumbach, 让-皮埃尔·梅尔维尔, 장피에르 멜빌, 장-피에르 멜빌, 장 피에르 멜빌