Alexandre Astruc

1923 - 2016

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Alexandre Astruc (French: [astʁyk]; 13 July 1923 – 19 May 2016) was a French film critic and film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Astruc has received more than 75,911 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Alexandre Astruc is the 380th most popular film director (down from 364th in 2019), the 2,154th most popular biography from France (down from 2,117th in 2019) and the 46th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Alexandre Astruc ranks 380 out of 1,580Before him are Richard Thorpe, Neil Jordan, Jan de Bont, Alexander Korda, Kinji Fukasaku, and Hirokazu Kore-eda. After him are Jan Troell, Jörn Donner, John McTiernan, Philippe Garrel, Lo Wei, and Márta Mészáros.

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Among people born in 1923, Alexandre Astruc ranks 117Before him are Svetozar Gligorić, Vladimir Gelfand, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Onofre Marimón, Peter Lawford, and Edward Mulhare. After him are Erroll Garner, Richard Pipes, Joseph Heller, Cheikh Anta Diop, Agatha Barbara, and Álvaro Mutis. Among people deceased in 2016, Alexandre Astruc ranks 125Before him are Peter Shaffer, Gordie Howe, Franco Citti, Abe Vigoda, Rudolf E. Kálmán, and Gato Barbieri. After him are Ferdinand Kübler, Meir Dagan, Curtis Hanson, Věra Čáslavská, Jorge Batlle, and Garry Marshall.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alexandre Astruc ranks 2,154 out of 5,234Before him are Catherine of Burgundy (1378), Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (1960), Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), Maurice Couve de Murville (1907), and Guillaume Amontons (1663). After him are Étienne Balibar (1942), Pierre Leroux (1797), Yann Tiersen (1970), Honoré d'Urfé (1567), Pierre Bérégovoy (1925), and Théophile-Jules Pelouze (1807).


Among film directors born in France, Alexandre Astruc ranks 46Before him are Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), Claude Sautet (1924), Francis Veber (1937), Marcel Camus (1912), Louis Delluc (1890), and Jacques Tourneur (1904). After him are Philippe Garrel (1948), Ariane Mnouchkine (1939), Louis Feuillade (1873), Aleksandar Petrović (1929), Claire Denis (1946), and Jacques Audiard (1952).