1911 - 1993

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Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes (12 August 1911 – 20 April 1993), known by the stage name Cantinflas (Spanish pronunciation: [kanˈtiɱflas]), was a Mexican comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is considered to have been the most widely-accomplished Mexican comedian and is celebrated throughout Latin America and in Spain as a popular icon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cantinflas has received more than 2,480,815 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Cantinflas is the 541st most popular actor (up from 542nd in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 31st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Actor.

Cantinflas is most famous for starring in the film "El Presidente," which was the first Mexican movie to win an Academy Award.

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  • 2.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Cantinflas ranks 541 out of 9,996Before him are Jim Belushi, Kevin Kline, Harriet Andersson, Gabriel Byrne, Gillian Anderson, and Steve Buscemi. After him are Jeremy Brett, Carole Bouquet, Anne Hathaway, Michele Placido, Alberto Sordi, and Kenneth Branagh.

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Among people born in 1911, Cantinflas ranks 46Before him are Richard Baer, Trygve Haavelmo, J. L. Austin, Bernard Katz, Odysseas Elytis, and Niels Kaj Jerne. After him are Louise Bourgeois, Vincent Price, Bruno Kreisky, Robert Taylor, Henri Troyat, and Ernesto Sabato. Among people deceased in 1993, Cantinflas ranks 29Before him are Kōbō Abe, Lillian Gish, Bill Bixby, Wolfgang Paul, Albert Sabin, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. After him are Robert W. Holley, Vincent Price, Arthur Ashe, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, Léon Theremin, and Jean Negulesco.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Cantinflas ranks 27 out of 585Before him are Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), Moctezuma I (1398), Vicente Fernández (1940), Vicente Fox (1942), and Francisco I. Madero (1873). After him are Lázaro Cárdenas (1895), David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896), Guillermo del Toro (1964), Luis Barragán (1902), Alejandro González Iñárritu (1963), and Plutarco Elías Calles (1877).

Among ACTORS In Mexico

Among actors born in Mexico, Cantinflas ranks 3Before him are Anthony Quinn (1915) and Salma Hayek (1966). After him are Pedro Armendáriz (1912), Linda Christian (1923), Dolores del Río (1905), María Félix (1914), Chespirito (1929), Carmen Salinas (1939), Pedro Infante (1917), Ricardo Montalbán (1920), and Katy Jurado (1924).

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