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Georges Lautner

1926 - 2013

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Georges Lautner (French: [lotnɛʁ]; 24 January 1926 – 22 November 2013) was a French film director and screenwriter, known primarily for his comedies created in collaboration with screenwriter Michel Audiard. Lautner's ventures into other genres were less successful though the thriller Le Professionnel starring Jean-Paul Belmondo was a big commercial hit in France in 1981. He was born in Nice, the son of actress Renée Saint-Cyr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Lautner has received more than 83,660 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Georges Lautner is the 421st most popular film director (up from 593rd in 2019), the 2,379th most popular biography from France (up from 2,956th in 2019) and the 58th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Georges Lautner ranks 421 out of 1,581Before him are Douglas Trumbull, Larisa Shepitko, Héctor Babenco, Richard Thorpe, Hiroshi Inagaki, and Wolfgang Reitherman. After him are Alberto Lattuada, Mike Leigh, Kira Muratova, Édouard Molinaro, Denys Arcand, and Kon Ichikawa.

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Among people born in 1926, Georges Lautner ranks 145Before him are Teddy Scholten, Rafi Eitan, Morton Feldman, Elias Hrawi, Marie-Claire Alain, and Estanislau Basora. After him are Salah Jadid, Mark Taimanov, Valerio Zurlini, Amadeo Carrizo, Luigi De Magistris, and Claude Akins. Among people deceased in 2013, Georges Lautner ranks 130Before him are Bernadette Lafont, Bebo Valdés, Mitja Ribičič, Colin Davis, Marie-Claire Alain, and Shakuntala Devi. After him are Marc Rich, Margherita Hack, Édouard Molinaro, Clive Burr, Álvaro Mutis, and Karen Black.

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Among people born in France, Georges Lautner ranks 2,379 out of 6,011Before him are Gabriel Matzneff (1936), Eugène Fromentin (1820), Elena Poniatowska (1932), Jean Lefebvre (1919), Pierre Joseph Pelletier (1788), and Yolanda of Courtenay (1197). After him are René Lesson (1794), Édouard Branly (1844), Odo de St Amand (1110), Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois (1749), Anne Henriette of Bavaria (1648), and Charles-Eugène Delaunay (1816).


Among film directors born in France, Georges Lautner ranks 58Before him are Claude Zidi (1934), Maurice Pialat (1925), Alexandre Astruc (1923), Bertrand Blier (1939), Claire Denis (1946), and Albert Lamorisse (1922). After him are Édouard Molinaro (1928), Jacques Doillon (1944), René Laloux (1929), André Cayatte (1909), Christian-Jaque (1904), and Michel Gondry (1963).