Who Was William Louis-Dreyfus? Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Billionaire Business Mogul Father Dies at 84

September 19, 2016 1:55 AM

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He died on Friday, just two days before the Emmy Awards, at which his daughter took home her fifth consecutive Emmy, and her seventh overall.

Born in France in 1932, Gérard C. Louis-Dreyfus grew up in Paris before moving to America when his parents divorced. His father, Pierre Louis-Dreyfus, who worked for the family's agriculture processing giant Louis Dreyfus Group, was also a part of the French Resistance in World War II. His mother wa...

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