ACTOR

Alain Delon

1935 - Today

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Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (French: [alɛ̃ dəlɔ̃]; born 8 November 1935) is a French actor and businessman. He is known as one of Europe's most prominent actors and screen sex symbols from the 1960s and 1970s. He achieved critical acclaim for roles in films such as Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Plein Soleil (1960), L'Eclisse (1962), The Leopard (1963), The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965), Lost Command (1966), and Le Samouraï (1967). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Delon has received more than 4,330,000 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Alain Delon is the 5th most popular actor, the 35th most popular biography from France (down from 32nd in 2019) and the most popular French Actor.

Alain Delon is most famous for his role in the French film "Plein Soleil" (Purple Noon) in 1960.

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  • 83

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  • 12.37

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  • 2.98

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Alain Delon ranks 5 out of 10,030Before him are Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe, Sylvester Stallone, and Bruce Lee. After him are Clint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Audrey Hepburn, Amitabh Bachchan, Anthony Hopkins, and Robert De Niro.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Alain Delon ranks 2Before him is Elvis Presley. After him are 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Woody Allen, Salman of Saudi Arabia, José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, and Hussein of Jordan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alain Delon ranks 35 out of 5,234Before him are Henry IV of France (1553), Antoine Lavoisier (1743), Stendhal (1783), Alexandre Dumas (1802), Émile Durkheim (1858), and Marcel Proust (1871). After him are Denis Diderot (1713), Simone de Beauvoir (1908), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Charles Baudelaire (1821), Auguste Comte (1798), and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Alain Delon ranks 1After him are Brigitte Bardot (1934), Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Louis de Funès (1914), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Renoir (1894), Jean Gabin (1904), Anouk Aimée (1932), and Philippe Noiret (1930).

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