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Alain Cuny

1908 - 1994

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René Xavier Marie Alain Cuny (12 July 1908 – 16 May 1994) was a French actor of stage and screen. He was closely linked with the works of Paul Claudel and Antonin Artaud, and for his performances for the Théâtre national populaire and Odéon-Théâtre de France.His film work included collaborations with directors Marcel Carné, Louis Malle, Jean-Luc Godard, Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni, Francesco Rosi, and Luis Buñuel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Cuny has received more than 121,310 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alain Cuny is the 1,300th most popular actor (down from 1,260th in 2019), the 1,987th most popular biography from France (up from 2,015th in 2019) and the 100th most popular French Actor.

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Among actors, Alain Cuny ranks 1,300 out of 9,996Before him are Maria Riva, Emily Watson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Brigitte Fossey, Emmanuelle Seigner, and Tuncel Kurtiz. After him are Victor McLaglen, Elizabeth Hurley, Jason Bateman, Bea Arthur, Don Cheadle, and Tod Browning.

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Among people born in 1908, Alain Cuny ranks 86Before him are Atahualpa Yupanqui, Michael Redgrave, Libertad Lamarque, Pablo Dorado, Yousuf Karsh, and Fritz Witt. After him are Van Heflin, Koča Popović, Baby Face Nelson, Jean Delannoy, Nicholas Kaldor, and Aurelio Peccei. Among people deceased in 1994, Alain Cuny ranks 86Before him are Tengiz Abuladze, Ken Noritake, Kevin Carter, Federica Montseny, Jérôme Lejeune, and Golo Mann. After him are Woody Strode, Donald Judd, Derek Jarman, Harry Nilsson, Dick Sargent, and Roberto Burle Marx.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alain Cuny ranks 1,987 out of 6,011Before him are Marcel Schwob (1867), Jean II Le Maingre (1366), Brigitte Fossey (1946), Jean Hyppolite (1907), Emmanuelle Seigner (1966), and Christian Jacq (1947). After him are Philippe Honoré (1941), Blanche of France, Duchess of Orléans (1328), Marguerite Long (1874), Louis, Duke of Vendôme (1612), John III, Duke of Brittany (1286), and Pierre Paul Émile Roux (1853).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Alain Cuny ranks 100Before him are Patrick Dewaere (1947), Charles Vanel (1892), Catherine Spaak (1945), Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), Brigitte Fossey (1946), and Emmanuelle Seigner (1966). After him are Gaspard Ulliel (1984), Martine Carol (1920), Geneviève Grad (1944), Jean Delannoy (1908), Leslie Caron (1931), and Jacques Charrier (1936).

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