Person Details

Birthday: 1926-08-04 12:37:57

Death: 1977-11-05 12:37:57

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Paris, France

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Movie Involvements: 35

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

René Goscinny was a French comics editor and writer, who is best known internationally for the comic book Astérix, which he created with illustrator Albert Uderzo, and for his work on the comic series Lucky Luke with Morris (considered the series' golden age) and Iznogoud with Jean Tabary. Goscinny was born in Paris in 1926, later moving to Argentina, New York, and later back to France to join the French Army in 1946. He served at Aubagne, in the 141st Alpine Infantry Battalion. Promoted to senior corporal, he became the appointed illustrator of the regiment and drew illustrations and posters for the army.  The following year, he illustrated the book The Girl with The Eyes of Gold and returned to New York.  Goscinny then became art director at Kunen Publishers where he wrote four books for children.  He went on to create for numerous magazine, cartoon and publishing agencies including World Press agency, Edipress/Edifrance, and TinTin magazine, among others.   In 1975 Goscinny's made script titled  "Le Maître du Monde" (Master of the worl) which he sent to Peter Sellers asking if he would be interested in playing the main role, receiving no response. The following year The Pink Panther Strikes Again (staring Sellers) was released, containing many similarities to Goscinny's script. Goscinny tried to sue the director Blake Edwards but the lawsuit was cancelled due to Goscinny's death in 1977.

Most Famous Work

Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
Average
7
Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion
Average
7
Asterix the Gaul
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6

Asterix the Gaul

(1967) Comic Book
Asterix & Obelix Take on Caesar
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6
Lucky Luke and the Daltons
Average
4

Lucky Luke and the Daltons

(2004) Characters
Little Nicholas
Average
6

Little Nicholas

(2009) Original Story
Asterix and the Big Fight
Average
6
Asterix and Cleopatra
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7

Asterix and Cleopatra

(1968) Director

Acting

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2018 Scenario Writer
2014 Writer
Writer
2009 Characters
Original Story
2008 Author
2006 Novel
2005 Writer
2004 Characters
2002 Author
1999 Author
1991 Novel
1989 Novel
1986 Scenario Writer
1985 Author
1984 Writer
Scenario Writer
1983 Writer
1978 Author
1976 Writer
Screenplay
1974 Screenplay
1972 Writer
1971 Writer
Comic Book
1967 Comic Book
1964 Writer
Scenario Writer
Characters
Year Role Movie/Tv

Directing

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1976 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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