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  1. Nationality. French. Period. 1950–1992. Notable works. The Bridge over the River Kwai. Planet of the Apes. Pierre François Marie Louis Boulle (20 February 1912 – 30 January 1994) was a French author. He is best known for two works, The Bridge over the River Kwai (1952) and Planet of the Apes (1963), that were both made into award-winning films.

  2. Pierre François Marie Louis Boulle (20 February 1912 – 30 January 1994) was a French writer. He was born in Avignon, France. Boulle wrote many novels and short stories in French. Two stories became popular English language movies: Planet of the Apes and The Bridge on the River Kwai.

    • 30 January 1994 (aged 81), Paris, France
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  3. Jan 26, 2023 · Pierre Boulle, in full Pierre-Franƈois-Marie-Louis Boulle, (born February 20, 1912, Avignon, France—died January 30, 1994, Paris), French novelist who successfully combined adventure and psychology in works dealing largely with his experiences in Southeast Asia, especially in Malaya.

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    He was born in Avignon, France. Boulle wrote many novels and short stories in French. Two stories became popular English language movies: Planet of the Apes and The Bridge on the River Kwai. Boulle won the award for Best Adapted Screenplay and BAFTA Award for Best British Screenplay for The Bridge over the River Kwai.

  5. Jan 30, 1994 · Pierre Boulle (20 February 1912 – 30 January 1994) was a French novelist best known for two works, The Bridge over the River Kwai (1952) and Planet of the Apes (1963) that were both made into award-winning films. Boulle was an engineer serving as a secret agent with the Free French in Singapore, when he was captured and subjected to two years' forced labour.

  6. Pierre François Marie Louis Boulle (20 February 1912 – 30 January 1994) was a French novelist best known for two works, The Bridge over the River Kwai (1952) and Planet of the Apes (1963), that were both made into award-winning films.Boulle was an engineer serving as a secret agent with the Free French in Singapore, when he was captured and …

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