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 276,115 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Bourvil is the 487th most popular actor (down from 413th in 2019), the 941st most popular biography from France (down from 899th in 2019) and the 38th 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."

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  • 280k

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  • 71.23

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  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bourvil ranks 487 out of 10,030Before him are Robert Carlyle, Robert Hossein, Cillian Murphy, Harry Dean Stanton, Emma, Lady Hamilton, and Jude Law. After him are Lillian Gish, Karl Malden, Gerard Butler, Louise Fletcher, Lance Henriksen, and Barbara Stanwyck.

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Among people born in 1917, Bourvil ranks 37Before him are Mel Ferrer, Dizzy Gillespie, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, George Gaynes, Manolete, and Kiro Gligorov. After him are Jack Kirby, James Rainwater, Joan Clarke, Robert Burns Woodward, Danielle Darrieux, and Algirdas Julien Greimas. Among people deceased in 1970, Bourvil ranks 41Before him are Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, John Dos Passos, Fritz Perls, Arthur Adamov, Nina Ricci, and Lázaro Cárdenas. After him are Percy Spencer, E. M. Forster, Italo Gariboldi, Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, Władysław Anders, and Lev Kuleshov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Bourvil ranks 941 out of 5,234Before him are Léon Gambetta (1838), Robert Hossein (1927), Sidonius Apollinaris (430), Horace Vernet (1789), François Joseph Lefebvre (1755), and André Bazin (1918). After him are Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1438), Paul Vidal de La Blache (1845), René Clément (1913), Louis Néel (1904), Marie François Xavier Bichat (1771), and Adelaide of Maurienne (1092).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Bourvil ranks 38Before him are Pierre Brice (1929), Stéphane Audran (1932), Vincent Cassel (1966), Michèle Mercier (1939), Michael Lonsdale (1931), and Robert Hossein (1927). After him are Claudine Auger (1941), Danielle Darrieux (1917), Fanny Ardant (1949), Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), François Cluzet (1955), and Michèle Morgan (1920).

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