1917 - 1970

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André Robert Raimbourg (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃dʁe ʁɔbɛʁ ʁɛ̃buʁ]; 27 July 1917 – 23 September 1970), better known as André Bourvil (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃dʁe buʁˈvil]), and mononymously as Bourvil, was a French actor and singer best known for his roles in comedy films, most notably in his collaboration with Louis de Funès in the films Le Corniaud (1965) and La Grande Vadrouille (1966). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bourvil has received more than 395,629 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Bourvil is the 424th most popular actor (down from 366th in 2019), the 836th most popular biography from France (down from 751st in 2019) and the 36th most popular French Actor.

Bourvil was a French actor and singer who was best known for his comedic roles in the movies "Le Père Noël est une ordure" and "Les Tontons Flingueurs."

Memorability Metrics

  • 400k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bourvils by language

Over the past year Bourvil has had the most page views in the with 578,523 views, followed by English (48,621), and German (42,889). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (695.33%), Volapük (419.12%), and Haitian (108.19%)


Among actors, Bourvil ranks 424 out of 13,578Before him are Randy Quaid, William Shatner, Tom Wilkinson, James Woods, Roy Scheider, and Pamela Anderson. After him are Donald Pleasence, Jean Harlow, Charlie Sheen, Nebahat Çehre, Jean-Pierre Léaud, and Brandon Lee.

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Among people born in 1917, Bourvil ranks 27Before him are Joan Fontaine, Jean-Pierre Melville, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Robert Mitchum, Algirdas Julien Greimas, and Óscar Romero. After him are Robert Burns Woodward, Nur Muhammad Taraki, Rochus Misch, Sven Hassel, Tove Ditlevsen, and Dizzy Gillespie. Among people deceased in 1970, Bourvil ranks 34Before him are Napoleon Hill, Vladimir Propp, Artem Mikoyan, Bruce McLaren, Heinrich Brüning, and Frances Farmer. After him are Arthur Adamov, John Dos Passos, Władysław Anders, Fritz Perls, Nina Ricci, and Francis Peyton Rous.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bourvil ranks 836 out of 6,770Before him are Joscelin I, Count of Edessa (1072), Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339), Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804), Maurice Denis (1870), Mary of Guise (1515), and Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677). After him are Max Jacob (1876), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Célestin Freinet (1896), Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), Alain Aspect (1947), and Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Bourvil ranks 36Before him are Marie Laforêt (1939), Juliette Gréco (1927), Fanny Ardant (1949), Mylène Demongeot (1935), Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), and Vincent Cassel (1966). After him are Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), Bruno Cremer (1929), Emmanuelle Riva (1927), Françoise Dorléac (1942), Jean Rochefort (1930), and Claudine Auger (1941).

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