Georges de Beauregard

  • Born: (Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France)
  • Died: (Paris, France) (age 63)

Georges de Beauregard was a French film producer. He is considered a pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague and was known for his enthusiasm and willingness to take risks in financial terms.

After studying law and doing military service during the Second World War, de Beauregard worked first as a businessman and as a journalist. In 1947 he founded the Agence Universel Presse. In 1951 he came to the film as a distributor. As a producer, de Beauregard first worked in Spain from 1955.

In 1968 de Beauregard was appointed to the Berlinale jury. Shortly before his death, his life's work was awarded an honorary césar by the French Film Academy.

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