Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1910–1997)


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Jacques-Yves Cousteau was born on June 11, 1910, in Saint-André-de-Cubzac (Gironde) in France. He entered the naval academy in 1930, was graduated and became a gunnery officer. Then, while he was training to be a pilot, a serious car accident ended his aviation career. In order to rehabilitate his body, he was told to swim regularly in the ... See full bio »

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(age 87) in Paris, France

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(1964)
(1950)
(1977-1980)
The Silent World Director
(1956)

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 1995 Cousteau: My First 85 Years (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1993-1994 Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World II (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Mekong: Vietnam & Cambodia - Children of Rice & Guns (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Mekong: Gift of Water (1994) ... (executive producer)
- The Secret Societies of Dolphins and Whales (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1989 Cousteau: Alaska: Outrage at Valdez (executive producer)
  Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World I (TV Series documentary) (producer - 6 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1989)
- Australia: The Last Barrier (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Sea of Cortez: Legacy of Cortez (1987) ... (producer)
- Palawan: The Last Refuge (1986) ... (executive producer) / (producer)
- Cape Horn: Waters of the Wind (1986) ... (producer)
  Amazon (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 3 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (producer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Snowstorm in the Jungle (1985) ... (executive producer)
- The Enchanted River (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Journey to a Thousand Rivers (1984) ... (executive producer)
- River to the Future (1984) ... (producer)
 1982 Les pièges de la mer (Documentary) (producer)
 1979 Explorers of the Deep (TV Series documentary) (producer)
 1977-1978 The Cousteau Odyssey (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Time Bomb at Fifty Fathoms (1978) ... (executive producer - as Jacques Cousteau)
- The Nile: Part I (1978) ... (executive producer)
- The Nile: Part 2 (1978) ... (executive producer)
- Calypso's Search for Atlantis: Part Two (1977) ... (executive producer - as Jacques Cousteau)
- Lost Relics of the Sea (1977) ... (executive producer)
  The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 26 episodes, 1968 - 1976) (producer - 6 episodes, 1966 - 1976)
- Mysteries of the Hidden Reefs (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Incredible March of the Spiny Lobsters (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The Fish That Swallowed Jonah (1976) ... (producer)
- The Sea Birds of Isabela (1975) ... (executive producer)
- The Coral Divers of Corsica (1975) ... (executive producer)
  National Geographic Specials (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969) (producer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Hippo! (1969) ... (executive producer)
- 500 Million Years Beneath the Sea (1968) ... (executive producer)
- The World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1966) ... (producer)
 1964 World Without Sun (Documentary) (producer)
 1959 The Golden Fish (Short) (producer)
 1954 Station 307 (Short) (producer)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Hilde and the Turnpike (1954) ... (producer - segment "Undersea Research")
 1953 Un musée dans la mer (producer)
 1952 La mer rouge (producer)
 1950 Carnet de plongée (producer)
 1950 Une sortie du 'Rubis' (producer)
 1949 Autour d'un récif (producer)
 1949 Dauphins et crétacés (producer)
 1949 Les phoques du Rio d'Oro (producer)
 1947 Silent Landscapes (Documentary short) (producer)
 1946 Épaves (Documentary short) (producer)
 1943 Par dix-huit mètres de fond (producer)
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Other Works:

(co-ed., w/Donald Reynolds Dudley): "Captain Cousteau's Underwater Treasury". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jacques Cousteau

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

The sea is the universal sewer. [on the sea as a place "where all kinds of pollution wind up," to House Committee on Science and Astronautics, 28 January 1971] See more »

Trivia:

His ship, the 'Calypso', was a 66 foot-long converted minesweeper. It served as his flagship until 1996, when it was hit by a barge in Singapore harbour and sank. See more »

Trademark:

Red woolen cap

Star Sign:

Gemini

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