1963 : Rififi in Tokyo
1965 : Crime on a Summer Morning
1971 : Take It Easy
1971 : A Little Sun in Cold Water
1975 : Cop Story
1979 : Butterfly on the Shoulder
1985 : He Died with his Eyes Open
1994 : The Teddy Bear
Born Jacques Desrayaud in Lyon, France in 1929 to a family of Lyons industrialists. Jacques Deray played in minor roles on the stage and in films, before working as assistant to a number of directors, including Luis Buñuel, Gilles Grangier and Jules Dassin. Deray's first film was the drama The Gigolo released in 1960. Deray's reputation was established with the 1969 film The Swimming Pool.
He directed Borsalino with Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo in 1970. Towards the end of his career, Deray worked professionally in television until his death in 2003.