Léonce Perret: Léonce Perret. Director: L'enfant de Paris. Léonce Perret was born on 13 March 1880 in Niort, Deux-Sèvres, France. He was a director and actor, known for L'enfant de Paris (1913), The A.B.C. of Love (1919) and Léonce et les écrevisses (1913). He was previously married to Valentine Petit. He died on 12 August 1935 in Paris, France.