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Claude Lelouch

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Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch (French: [ləluʃ]; born 30 October 1937) is a French film director, writer, cinematographer, actor and producer. Lelouch grew up in an Algerian Jewish family. He emerged as a prominent director in the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Lelouch has received more than 503,497 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Claude Lelouch is the 133rd most popular film director (down from 105th in 2019), the 923rd most popular biography from France (down from 731st in 2019) and the 19th most popular French Film Director.

Claude Lelouch is most famous for his 1969 film "Un homme et une femme" which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Among film directors, Claude Lelouch ranks 133 out of 1,581Before him are Michael Curtiz, Aki Kaurismäki, John Woo, Mel Brooks, Moustapha Akkad, and René Clément. After him are D. W. Griffith, István Szabó, Andrei Konchalovsky, Kim Ki-duk, Josef von Sternberg, and Joel Schumacher.

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Among people born in 1937, Claude Lelouch ranks 42Before him are Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Avram Hershko, Robert Lucas Jr., Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Colleen McCullough, and Vladimir Ashkenazy. After him are Juvénal Habyarimana, Andrei Konchalovsky, Ferdinand Piëch, Thomas Pynchon, Jacques Santer, and Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga.

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Among people born in France, Claude Lelouch ranks 923 out of 6,011Before him are Michael Lonsdale (1931), Pierre Méchain (1744), René Clément (1913), Edgar Morin (1921), Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704), and Saint Eligius (588). After him are Francis Lai (1932), Henry I of Navarre (1244), Cardinal de Rohan (1734), Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540), Christine of France (1606), and René Cassin (1887).


Among film directors born in France, Claude Lelouch ranks 19Before him are Alain Resnais (1922), René Clair (1898), Jean-Pierre Melville (1917), Louis Malle (1932), Marcel Carné (1906), and René Clément (1913). After him are Jacques Demy (1931), Abel Gance (1889), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), Jean Vigo (1905), Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907), and Jacques Rivette (1928).

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