In 1985 he was the head of the jury at the 35th Berlin International Film Festival. He is interred there at Vallauris cemetery. Biography
A native of Cherbourg France Marais starred in several movies directed by Jean Cocteau for a time his lover and a lifelong friend most famously Beauty and the Beast (1946) and Orphée (1949).
Jean-Alfred Villain-Marais (French pronunciation: [ʒɑ̃ maʁɛ]; 11 December 1913 – 8 November 1998) was a French actor and director.