From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Antoine Vitez (December 20, 1930–April 30, 1990) was a French actor, director, and poet. He was born in Paris, France and became an actor at the age of 19. He was director of the Théâtre national de Chaillot for seven years before being named to head the Comedie Francaise, a French theater company. Description above from the Wikipedia article Antoine Vitez, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.