Person Details

Birthday: 1935-05-05 02:19:39

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Lyon, France


Movie Involvements: 2

TV Involvements: 0

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Bernard Pivot is a French journalist, interviewer and host of cultural television programmes. After starting law studies in Lyon, Pivot entered the Centre de formation des journalistes in Paris where he met his future wife, Monique. After an internship at Le Progrès in Lyon, he joined the Figaro Littéraire in 1958. In 1985, Pivot created the Championnats mondiaux d'orthographe (world spelling championships). He has been Chairman of the Académie Goncourt from 2014 to 2019.

Most Famous Work

I Betrayed Hitler

I Betrayed Hitler

(2016) Himself (archive footage)

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