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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Lelouch has received more than 431,466 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Claude Lelouch is the 105th most popular film director (up from 135th in 2019), the 732nd most popular biography from France (up from 946th in 2019) and the 16th 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 105 out of 1,580Before him are Sidney Lumet, Peter Brook, Andrzej Żuławski, Michael Curtiz, Kenji Mizoguchi, and Robert Altman. After him are Christopher Nolan, Vincente Minnelli, John Carpenter, Sam Peckinpah, Tony Scott, and Jules Dassin.

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Among people born in 1937, Claude Lelouch ranks 29Before him are Philip Glass, Egon Krenz, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Bill Cosby, Alain Badiou, and Madeleine Albright. After him are Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Colleen McCullough, Gordon Banks, Juvénal Habyarimana, and John Horton Conway.

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Among people born in France, Claude Lelouch ranks 732 out of 5,234Before him are Philippe de Vitry (1291), Guillaume de Nogaret (1260), Princess Augusta of Bavaria (1788), Georges Sorel (1847), Nicolas Fouquet (1615), and Maurice Gamelin (1872). After him are Raoul Dufy (1877), Célestin Freinet (1896), Bernart de Ventadorn (1135), Jacques de Vaucanson (1709), Jean Giraud (1938), and Hugh the Great (898).


Among film directors born in France, Claude Lelouch ranks 16Before him are Alain Resnais (1922), Luc Besson (1959), Jean-Jacques Annaud (1943), Louis Malle (1932), Robert Bresson (1901), and René Clair (1898). After him are Jean-Pierre Melville (1917), René Clément (1913), Jacques Rivette (1928), Jean Vigo (1905), Henri-Georges Clouzot (1907), and Marcel Carné (1906).

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