Claude Zidi

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Claude Zidi (born 25 July 1934) is a French film director and screenwriter noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies. Born in Paris, he started as a cameraman and then a cinematographer, and he made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Zidi has received more than 113,526 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Claude Zidi is the 419th most popular film director (down from 396th in 2019), the 2,374th most popular biography from France (down from 2,203rd in 2019) and the 57th most popular French Film Director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 110k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Claude Zidis by language

Over the past year Claude Zidi has had the most page views in the with 114,879 views, followed by Russian (18,230), and English (15,982). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (69.57%), Japanese (43.94%), and Haitian (43.92%)


Among film directors, Claude Zidi ranks 419 out of 2,041Before him are Michel Gondry, Sergiu Nicolaescu, M. Night Shyamalan, J. J. Abrams, Aleksandar Petrović, and Merian C. Cooper. After him are Bong Joon-ho, Lo Wei, Édouard Molinaro, Richard Brooks, Michael Anderson, and Taylor Hackford.

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Among people born in 1934, Claude Zidi ranks 132Before him are George Chakiris, Ken Rosewall, Franc Rode, Alisa Freindlich, Raniero Cantalamessa, and Jacques Loussier. After him are Umberto Agnelli, Waldo Machado, Sergio Balanzino, Dida, Elgin Baylor, and Van Cliburn.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Zidi ranks 2,374 out of 6,770Before him are Aleksandar Petrović (1929), Boniface, Count of Savoy (1244), Michel Petrucciani (1962), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Maurice Joly (1829), and Léa Seydoux (1985). After him are Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777), Yvan Goll (1891), Peter I of Courtenay (1126), Michel Sardou (1947), William I of Provence (950), and Jacques Lemercier (1585).


Among film directors born in France, Claude Zidi ranks 57Before him are Claire Denis (1946), Christian-Jaque (1904), André Téchiné (1943), Jean-Jacques Beineix (1946), Michel Gondry (1963), and Aleksandar Petrović (1929). After him are Édouard Molinaro (1928), Jean Eustache (1938), Maurice Pialat (1925), Ariane Mnouchkine (1939), Jacques Tourneur (1904), and Louis Feuillade (1873).