Daniel Toscan du Plantier
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 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.
Daniel Toscan de Plantier
|Born||7 April 1941|
|Died||11 February 2003 61) (aged|
|Education||Institut d'Etudes Politiques|
|Spouse(s)||1st: Marie-Christine Barrault (1965; divorced)|
3rd: Sophie Toscan du Plantier
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 a solved murder settled in May 2019 where Ian Bailey was convicted.
- Baxter, John (14 February 2003). "Obituaries: Daniel Toscan du Plantier; Champion of genuinely European cinema". The Independent. Retrieved 14 January 2015.