Alex Joffé

Alex Joffé (18 November 1918 – 18 August 1995) was a French film director and screenwriter, known for Les cracks (1968), Fortunat (1960) and La grosse caisse (1965). He was the father of the director Arthur Joffé,[1] as well as Marion (born 1952) and Nina (born 1956).

Alex Joffé
Born(1918-11-18)18 November 1918
Died18 August 1995(1995-08-18) (aged 76)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1946–1986

Alex Joffé was born on 18 November 1918 in Alexandria, Egypt, as Alexandre Joffé.[2] He was married to Renée Asseo. He died on 18 August 1995 in Paris.[3]






  1. " Mort du cinéaste Alex Joffé", Libération, 21 August 1995
    "La mort d'Alex Joffé". Les Echos, 21 August 1995
  2. Philippe Rège, Encyclopedia of French Film Directors, volume 1, pp537-538
  3. Alex Joffé at IMDb

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