Pierre Morel

About Pierre Morel

Who is it?: Camera Department, Cinematographer, Director
Birth Day: May 12, 1964
Occupation: Film director, cinematographer
Years active: 2002–present
Notable work: District 13 Taken From Paris with Love

Pierre Morel

Pierre Morel was born on May 12, 1964, is Camera Department, Cinematographer, Director. Pierre Morel was born on May 12, 1964 in France. He is known for his work on Banlieue 13 (2004), Taken (2008) and The Gunman (2015).
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Occupation Camera Department
Age 56 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 12, 1964 ()
Birthday May 12

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Pierre Morel’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Pierre Morel was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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After spending his formative years in cinema school, Morel debuted in 2000 as camera operator with the first Richard Berry's film L'Art (délicat) de la séduction.


The following year, he began a career as Cinematographer, working with such Directors as Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen, Nancy Meyers, Alek Keshishian, Luc Besson and Phillip Atwell. At the same time, he directed his first film District 13 in 2004, followed by Taken in 2008 and From Paris with Love, in 2010.


Morel was attached to Paramount's planned remake of Frank Herbert's Dune but left the project before it was cancelled. In 2015, he directed the action film The Gunman, starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem and Idris Elba.

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