1944 - 1986


Michel Gérard Joseph Colucci (French: [miʃɛl ʒeʁaʁ ʒɔzɛf kɔlytʃi], Italian: [koˈluttʃi]; 28 October 1944 – 19 June 1986), better known under his stage name Coluche (IPA: [kɔlyʃ]), was a French comedian and actor famous for his irreverent sense of humor. Colucci adopted Coluche as a stage name at age 26, when he began his entertainment career. He became known for his irreverent attitude towards politics and the establishment, and he incorporated this into much of his material. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Coluche has received more than 223,743 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 883rd most popular actor.

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  • 56.66

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Coluche ranks 877 out of 8,832Before him are Stephen Boyd, William H. Macy, Tom Skerritt, Grace Zabriskie, Terry Jones, and Annette Bening. After him are Judd Hirsch, Joseph Cotten, William Dieterle, Kyle MacLachlan, Tom Berenger, and Eric Bana.

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Among people born in 1944, Coluche ranks 110Before him are W. G. Sebald, Chico Buarque, Jeroen Krabbé, Abdul Hamid, Terry Brooks, and Kim Yong-il. After him are Patrice Chéreau, Roger Daltrey, Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Gary Busey, Claudia Mori, and Albert Hammond. Among people deceased in 1986, Coluche ranks 60Before him are Serge Lifar, Erik Bruhn, Marcel Dassault, Alfredo Binda, Donna Reed, and Maurice Duruflé. After him are Omar Ali Saifuddien III, Gunnar Björnstrand, Adolfo Celi, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Lilli Palmer, and Ferdinand Daučík.

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In France

Among people born in France, Coluche ranks 1,597 out of 4,109Before him are Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972), Pierre Jean Georges Cabanis (1757), Jacques Becker (1906), Nicolas Catinat (1637), Pierre Beauchamp (1631), and Jacques Paul Migne (1800). After him are Anne Desclos (1907), Dominique Vandamme (1770), Frank Darabont (1959), Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (1675), Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (1688), and Ernest Meissonier (1815).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Coluche ranks 73Before him are Claude Jade (1948), Louis Jourdan (1921), Claude Gensac (1927), Emmanuelle Béart (1963), Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), and Adrienne Lecouvreur (1692). After him are Jean-Pierre Marielle (1932), Jean-Claude Brialy (1933), Arletty (1898), Audrey Tautou (1976), Nathalie Baye (1948), and Michel Serrault (1928).