Claude Chabrol

1930 - 2010

Claude Chabrol

Claude Henri Jean Chabrol (French: [klod ʃabʁɔl]; 24 June 1930 – 12 September 2010) was a French film director and a member of the French New Wave (nouvelle vague) group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s. Like his colleagues and contemporaries Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Éric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette, Chabrol was a critic for the influential film magazine Cahiers du cinéma before beginning his career as a film maker. Chabrol's career began with Le Beau Serge (1958), inspired by Hitchcock's Shadow of a Doubt (1943). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Chabrol has received more than 352,758 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 53rd most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Claude Chabrol ranks 54 out of 1,305Before him are Emir Kusturica, Jacques Tati, Sydney Pollack, Brian De Palma, Oliver Stone, and Theo Angelopoulos. After him are Abbas Kiarostami, Roger Vadim, Terry Gilliam, Chuck Jones, Alain Resnais, and William Wyler.

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Among people born in 1930, Claude Chabrol ranks 28Before him are Harold Pinter, Anton LaVey, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Maximilian Schell, Ion Iliescu, and Niki de Saint Phalle. After him are Silvana Mangano, Tu Youyou, Leon Cooper, Bernie Ecclestone, Richard Harris, and Gena Rowlands. Among people deceased in 2010, Claude Chabrol ranks 11Before him are Tony Curtis, Ronnie James Dio, Lech Kaczyński, Dennis Hopper, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Benoit Mandelbrot. After him are Louise Bourgeois, Éric Rohmer, Zecharia Sitchin, Georges Charpak, Bobby Farrell, and Maurice Allais.

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Among people born in France, Claude Chabrol ranks 501 out of 4,109Before him are Maurice Leblanc (1864), Marie François Sadi Carnot (1837), Louis I, Duke of Orléans (1372), Louise de La Vallière (1644), Joseph Black (1728), and Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753). After him are Hortense de Beauharnais (1783), Lucien Bonaparte (1775), Marcel Mauss (1872), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), Peter the Hermit (1050), and Ferdinand de Lesseps (1805).


Among film directors born in France, Claude Chabrol ranks 6Before him are Roman Polanski (1933), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Georges Méliès (1861), François Truffaut (1932), and Jacques Tati (1907). After him are Roger Vadim (1928), Alain Resnais (1922), William Wyler (1902), Éric Rohmer (1920), Luc Besson (1959), and Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943).

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