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 128,998 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Charles Vanel is the 1,419th most popular actor (down from 1,195th in 2019), the 2,189th most popular biography from France (down from 1,988th in 2019) and the 100th most popular French Actor.

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Among actors, Charles Vanel ranks 1,419 out of 10,030Before him are Esther Williams, Ben Johnson, Paul Rudd, Uta Hagen, Shilpa Shetty, and Massimo Girotti. After him are David Strathairn, Henry Silva, Christine Kaufmann, Elizabeth Hurley, Sam Worthington, and Barbara Brylska.

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Among people born in 1892, Charles Vanel ranks 104Before him are Richard Aldington, Hermann Breith, John Alcock, Ivan Šubašić, Mahidol Adulyadej, and James M. Cain. After him are Takeo Takagi, Radola Gajda, Karl Lennart Oesch, Juan Belmonte, Harry Dexter White, and Josyf Slipyj. Among people deceased in 1989, Charles Vanel ranks 93Before him are Nicolás Guillén, Lucille Ball, Cesare Zavattini, Sergei Sobolev, Albert Bormann, and Hamani Diori. After him are Hassan Fathy, Józef Cyrankiewicz, Riccardo Morandi, René Moawad, Franz Binder, and Michał Rola-Żymierski.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Vanel ranks 2,189 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Goudimel (1514), Albert Girard (1595), Marina Ginestà (1919), Pōmare IV (1813), Ariane Mnouchkine (1939), and Gaston Paris (1839). After him are Peter John Olivi (1248), Gonzalo Higuaín (1987), Jacques-François Menou (1750), Louis Feuillade (1873), Dominique, comte de Cassini (1748), and Anselme Payen (1795).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Charles Vanel ranks 100Before him are Claude Brasseur (1936), Christiane Martel (1936), Lambert Wilson (1958), Renée Simonot (1911), Miou-Miou (1950), and François-Joseph Talma (1763). After him are Jean Delannoy (1908), Bernadette Lafont (1938), Martine Carol (1920), Louis Jouvet (1887), Philippe Nahon (1938), and Jean-Pierre Aumont (1911).

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