François Billetdoux was a French dramatic author and novelist. His works describe the world with a fierce humor of a somewhat burlesque style, which sometimes turns into black humor.
Billetdoux was born in and died in Paris. He was President of the Société des gens de lettres in 1972. His daughter, Raphaële Billetdoux is also a writer.
In 1989 he was awarded the Grand Prix du Théâtre de l’Académie Française.