Born: July 5, 1889
Died: October 11, 1963
Occupation: Director, novelist, poet, artist, filmmaker
Biography: Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants terribles, and the films Blood of a Poet, Les Parents terribles, Beauty and the Beast, and Orpheus.