- Haudepin, Didier
- (August 15, 1951, Paris, France - )A gifted child actor, he notably played in Moderato cantabile / Moderato cantabile: Storia di un strano amore / UK: Seven Days ... Seven Nights (Peter Brook, France / Italy, 1960), Les Amitiés particulières / UK and USA: This Special Friendship (Jean Delannoy, 1964), Los pianos mecanicos / Les Pianos mécaniques / Amori di una calda estate / Die Versuchung heisst Jenny / UK: The Piano player / USA: The Uninhibited (Juan Antonio Bar-dem, Spain / France / Italy / West Germany), Promise at Dawn / La Promesse de l'Aube (Jules Dassin, USA / France), and L'innocente / L'Innocent / UK: The Innocent / USA: The Intruder (Luchino Visconti, Italy / France). He progressively gave up his acting career to work as a production designer (1979 Félicité, Christine Pascal; 1980 Anthracite, Edouard Niermans; Le Bar du Téléphone, Claude Barrois). In 1978, he created his own production company, Bloody Mary Productions, which financed his films and a few other movies, including Personne ne m'aime (Marion Vernoux, 1994), Regarde les Hommes tomber (Jacques Audiard), and Pas douce (Jeanne Waltz, 2007). His younger sister, Sabine Haudepin (b. 1955), is a stage and film actress.Filmography1982 ◘ Paco l'Infaillible / Paco el seguro (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist; France / Spain; shot in 1979)1985 ◘ Elsa, Elsa (also screenwriter, co-adapter, dialogist, delegate producer, actor)1995 ◘ Le plus bel Âge . . . (also co-dialogist, producer)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.