List of Cannes Film Festival jury presidents

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Each year, the jury of the Cannes Film Festival is chaired by an internationally recognized personality of cinema. Being appointed to this position is the recognition of an outstanding career.

Since 1960, there has been only one personality to get this honor twice: Jeanne Moreau in 1975 and 1995. The last non-professional film personality to be president of the jury is the American writer William Styron in 1983.

Jean Cocteau, President of the Jury in 1953 and 1954
Tennessee Williams, President of the Jury in 1976
Roman Polanski, President of the Jury in 1991
Wong Kar-wai, President of the Jury in 2006
Steven Spielberg, President of the Jury in 2013
Year President[1] Nationality
1946 Georges Huisman  France
1947 Georges Huisman  France
1949 Georges Huisman  France
1951 André Maurois  France
1952 Maurice Genevoix  France
1953 Jean Cocteau  France
1954 Jean Cocteau  France
1955 Marcel Pagnol  France
1956 Maurice Lehmann  France
1957 André Maurois  France
1958 Marcel Achard  France
1959 Marcel Achard  France
1960 Georges Simenon  Belgium
1961 Jean Giono  France
1962 Tetsurō Furukaki  Japan
1963 Armand Salacrou  France
1964 Fritz Lang  Austria /  Germany
1965 Olivia de Havilland  United Kingdom /  United States
1966 Sophia Loren  Italy
1967 Alessandro Blasetti  Italy
1968 André Chamson  France
1969 Luchino Visconti  Italy
1970 Miguel Ángel Asturias  Guatemala
1971 Michèle Morgan  France
1972 Joseph Losey  United States
1973 Ingrid Bergman  Sweden
1974 René Clair  France
1975 Jeanne Moreau  France
1976 Tennessee Williams  United States
1977 Roberto Rossellini  Italy
1978 Alan J. Pakula  United States
1979 Françoise Sagan  France
1980 Kirk Douglas  United States
1981 Jacques Deray  France
1982 Giorgio Strehler  Italy
1983 William Styron  United States
1984 Dirk Bogarde  United Kingdom
1985 Miloš Forman  Czechoslovakia /  United States
1986 Sydney Pollack  United States
1987 Yves Montand  France
1988 Ettore Scola  Italy
1989 Wim Wenders  Germany
1990 Bernardo Bertolucci  Italy
1991 Roman Polanski  Poland /  France
1992 Gérard Depardieu  France
1993 Louis Malle  France
1994 Clint Eastwood  United States
1995 Jeanne Moreau  France
1996 Francis Ford Coppola  United States
1997 Isabelle Adjani  France
1998 Martin Scorsese  United States
1999 David Cronenberg  Canada
2000 Luc Besson  France
2001 Liv Ullmann  Norway
2002 David Lynch  United States
2003 Patrice Chéreau  France
2004 Quentin Tarantino  United States
2005 Emir Kusturica  Serbia and Montenegro
2006 Wong Kar-wai  Hong Kong
2007 Stephen Frears  United Kingdom
2008 Sean Penn  United States
2009 Isabelle Huppert  France
2010 Tim Burton  United States
2011 Robert De Niro  United States
2012 Nanni Moretti  Italy
2013 Steven Spielberg  United States
2014 Jane Campion  New Zealand
2015 Joel Coen & Ethan Coen  United States
2016 George Miller  Australia


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