He is a director, a screenwriter and an actor. He started acting in Les frangines of Jean Gourguet, in 1960. In 1970, he wrote and directed Mais ne nous délivrez pas du mal. He was successful with Les galettes de Pont Aven thanks to Jean-Pierre Marielle performing. He made feature films and after a while he directed again but series for TV. In 2000, he made Leopold, a film for TV with Michel Galabru.