Gérard Philipe

1922 - 1959

Gérard Philipe

Gérard Philipe (4 December 1922 – 25 November 1959) was a prominent French actor who appeared in 34 films between 1944 and 1959. Active in both theater and cinema, he was, until his untimely death, one of the main stars of the post-war period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gérard Philipe has received more than 142,899 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 197th most popular actor.

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  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gérard Philipe ranks 196 out of 8,832Before him are Franco Nero, Christoph Waltz, Dolph Lundgren, Jack Lemmon, Harold Lloyd, and Russell Crowe. After him are Malcolm McDowell, Simone Signoret, Gary Oldman, Geraldine Chaplin, Peter Sellers, and Salman Khan.

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Among people born in 1922, Gérard Philipe ranks 20Before him are Emil Zátopek, Ava Gardner, Aage Bohr, Erving Goffman, Pierre Cardin, and Christiaan Barnard. After him are Hiroo Onoda, Kurt Vonnegut, Alain Resnais, Imre Lakatos, Alain Robbe-Grillet, and Otto Carius. Among people deceased in 1959, Gérard Philipe ranks 9Before him are Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Stepan Bandera, George Marshall, Raymond Chandler, Owen Willans Richardson, and Billie Holiday. After him are Camilo Cienfuegos, Boris Vian, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Adolf Windaus, George Grosz, and Ritchie Valens.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gérard Philipe ranks 477 out of 4,109Before him are William II of England (1056), Gabriel Marcel (1889), Alfred Werner (1866), Joris-Karl Huysmans (1848), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), and Jacques Le Goff (1924). After him are Charles Richet (1850), Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Niki de Saint Phalle (1930), Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725), Jean Jaurès (1859), and Henri, Count of Chambord (1820).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Gérard Philipe ranks 15Before him are Jean Gabin (1904), Jean Renoir (1894), Jeanne Moreau (1928), Philippe Noiret (1930), Fernandel (1903), and Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930). After him are Marcel Marceau (1923), Anouk Aimée (1932), Annie Girardot (1931), Mireille Darc (1938), Isabelle Huppert (1953), and Pierre Richard (1934).