Knowledge Identifier: +Maurice_Ronet
After attending the Parisian acting school Centre du Spectacle de la Rue-Blanche, he entered the &Paris_Conservatoire in 1944, where Jean-Louis Barrault was one his mentors
After completing his military service, he returned to Paris in the early 1950s where he took courses in philosophy and physics, and pursued his passion for literature, music , film and painting
He first garnered acclaim at the 1953 Cannes Film Festival for a supporting role in Jean Dreville's "Horizons sans fin" and over the next few years, notably as the romantic lead in André Michel's "La Sorcière", 1956 and in Jules Dassin's "Celui qui doit mourir"
He dated actress Anouk Aimée from 1958 to 1960
Ronet made his own directorial debut in 1964 with "Le Voleur de Tibidabo", a self-reflexive, picaresque crime story shot in Barcelona , in which he starred