Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont was a French writer and author. She is best known for writing the novel "Beauty and the Beast" which was adapted into a 1991 animated film which was written by Linda Woolverton and directed by Gary Trousdale as well as Kirk Wise, as well as in Once Upon A Time.
Beauty and the Beast [original story-uncredited]
Once Upon a Time [characters: Belle, Maurice-uncredited]
She was born on April, 26, 1711 in Rouen, France.
She died on September, 8, 1780 in Chavanod, Haute-Savoie, France. She was 69 years old.
- Star Sign- Taurus
- Alternate Names were Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont, Leprince de Beaumont and Madame Leprince de Beaumont.
- She was in a relationship with Thomas Pichon (a British spy).
- In 1746, She left France to become a governess in London.