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Charles Vanel

1892 - 1989

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Charles-Marie Vanel (21 August 1892 – 15 April 1989) was a French actor and director. During his 76-year film career, which began in 1912, he appeared in more than 200 films and worked with many prominent directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, Luis Buñuel, Jacques Feyder, and Henri-Georges Clouzot. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Vanel has received more than 148,614 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Charles Vanel is the 1,249th most popular actor (up from 1,418th in 2019), the 1,938th most popular biography from France (up from 2,186th in 2019) and the 95th most popular French Actor.

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  • 56.47

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.38

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  • 2.45

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Among actors, Charles Vanel ranks 1,249 out of 9,996Before him are Matt Dillon, Timothy Spall, Katey Sagal, Judd Hirsch, Claire Forlani, and Chazz Palminteri. After him are Ben Johnson, Daryl Hannah, Michu Meszaros, Cloris Leachman, Kumail Nanjiani, and David Soul.

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Among people born in 1892, Charles Vanel ranks 91Before him are Agnes Smedley, Paul Abraham, Nikolai Polikarpov, Stanisław Sosabowski, Erich Brandenberger, and Guo Moruo. After him are Konstantin Paustovsky, Alice Ball, Harry Dexter White, Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Ludwig Crüwell, and Helmuth Plessner. Among people deceased in 1989, Charles Vanel ranks 82Before him are Robert Mapplethorpe, Gaetano Scirea, Giuseppe Siri, R. D. Laing, Kateb Yacine, and Albert Bormann. After him are Hibari Misora, Vasile Milea, Cesare Zavattini, Mihály Lantos, Margarete Buber-Neumann, and Hamani Diori.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Vanel ranks 1,938 out of 6,011Before him are René-Louis Baire (1874), Claude Alexandre de Bonneval (1675), Henri Cornet (1884), Alain Juppé (1945), Jean-Baptiste Regnault (1754), and Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1846). After him are Catherine of France, Countess of Charolais (1428), Jean-Pierre Jabouille (1942), Jean Castex (1965), Roland Bonaparte (1858), Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe (1747), and Joseph Bertrand (1822).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Charles Vanel ranks 95Before him are Corinne Cléry (1950), Jean-Pierre Aumont (1911), Léa Seydoux (1985), Hervé Villechaize (1943), Claude Brasseur (1936), and Patrick Dewaere (1947). After him are Catherine Spaak (1945), Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), Brigitte Fossey (1946), Emmanuelle Seigner (1966), Alain Cuny (1908), and Gaspard Ulliel (1984).

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