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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 stage comedian and cinema actor. He 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 414,147 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Coluche is the 798th most popular actor (up from 916th in 2019), the 1,385th most popular biography from France (up from 1,584th in 2019) and the 69th most popular French Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 410k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Coluche ranks 798 out of 9,996Before him are Ryan Gosling, Margarita Lozano, Richard S. Castellano, Britt Ekland, Carl Reiner, and David Caruso. After him are Michael Palin, Ian McDiarmid, Stanley Tucci, Josh Brolin, Alan Ladd, and Richard Schiff.

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Among people born in 1944, Coluche ranks 92Before him are Sondra Locke, Mairead Maguire, Antonio Damasio, Charles Sobhraj, Tahar Ben Jelloun, and Karl Jenkins. After him are Ian McDiarmid, Keith Emerson, Gianni Morandi, Karin Schubert, Makoto Kobayashi, and Ren Zhengfei. Among people deceased in 1986, Coluche ranks 48Before him are Michel de Certeau, Erik Bruhn, Adolfo Celi, Serge Lifar, Raymond Loewy, and Ye Jianying. After him are Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock, J. Allen Hynek, Theodor Busse, Nikolay Semyonov, Ray Milland, and Gunnar Björnstrand.

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In France

Among people born in France, Coluche ranks 1,385 out of 6,011Before him are Humbert of Silva Candida (1000), Paul Bourget (1852), Roger Caillois (1913), Lazare Hoche (1768), Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (1604), and Jean-Claude Killy (1943). After him are Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon (1692), Pierre Cambronne (1770), Stephen, Count of Blois (1045), Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia (1909), Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716), and Pierre Duhem (1861).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Coluche ranks 69Before him are François Cluzet (1955), Emma Watson (1990), Claude Jade (1948), Charles Boyer (1899), Eva Green (1980), and Lambert Wilson (1958). After him are Nathalie Baye (1948), Dominique Sanda (1948), Arletty (1898), Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), Emmanuelle Béart (1963), and Anne Parillaud (1960).

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