Emmanuelle Riva

1927 - 2017

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Emmanuelle Riva (French pronunciation: ​[ɛmanɥɛl ʁiva]; 24 February 1927 – 27 January 2017) was a French actress, best known for her roles in the films Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and Amour (2012). Riva was nominated for a BAFTA Award for her role in Hiroshima mon amour, and won Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for Thérèse Desqueyroux (1962). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emmanuelle Riva has received more than 460,089 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Emmanuelle Riva is the 382nd most popular actor (down from 331st in 2019), the 786th most popular biography from France (down from 751st in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Actor.

Emmanuelle Riva is most famous for her role in the film "Hiroshima Mon Amour" (1959).

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  • 44

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  • 7.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.91

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Among actors, Emmanuelle Riva ranks 382 out of 10,030Before her are James Woods, Bill Bixby, Charles Dance, James Cromwell, Maurice Chevalier, and Brian Dennehy. After her are Lino Ventura, Gloria Swanson, Chespirito, Jayne Mansfield, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and Jonathan Pryce.

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Among people born in 1927, Emmanuelle Riva ranks 31Before her are Robert Ludlum, Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Harry Belafonte, Martin Lewis Perl, Don Shirley, and Juliette Gréco. After her are Angelo Sodano, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Simone Veil, K. Alex Müller, Hubert de Givenchy, and Jerry Stiller. Among people deceased in 2017, Emmanuelle Riva ranks 31Before her are Tzvetan Todorov, Louise Hay, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Mário Soares, Kenneth Arrow, and Roman Herzog. After her are Malcolm Young, Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Simone Veil, Hans Georg Dehmelt, Slobodan Praljak, and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon.

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In France

Among people born in France, Emmanuelle Riva ranks 786 out of 5,234Before her are Arnaut Daniel (1150), Judith of Bavaria (797), Philippa of Hainault (1314), Maurice Chevalier (1888), Louise Bourgeois (1911), and Inessa Armand (1874). After her are Charlotte of Savoy (1441), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), Louis, Duke of Orléans (1703), Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772), Maurice Druon (1918), and Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Emmanuelle Riva ranks 28Before her are Isabelle Adjani (1955), Sophie Marceau (1966), Annie Girardot (1931), Juliette Binoche (1964), Juliette Gréco (1927), and Maurice Chevalier (1888). After her are Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), Marina Vlady (1938), Marie Laforêt (1939), Pierre Brice (1929), Stéphane Audran (1932), and Vincent Cassel (1966).

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