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Jacques Copeau

1879 - 1949

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Jacques Copeau (French: [kɔpo]; 4 February 1879 – 20 October 1949) was a French theatre director, producer, actor, and dramatist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Copeau has received more than 107,845 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Jacques Copeau is the 366th most popular film director (down from 318th in 2019), the 2,089th most popular biography from France (down from 1,867th in 2019) and the 47th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Jacques Copeau ranks 366 out of 1,581Before him are Chen Kaige, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Ladislas Starevich, Merian C. Cooper, Jacques Tourneur, and Anthony Minghella. After him are Norman Jewison, Lo Wei, Adolph Zukor, Irvin Kershner, Alexander Korda, and Luigi Comencini.

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Among people born in 1879, Jacques Copeau ranks 67Before him are Henri Wallon, Samuel Goldwyn, Vladko Maček, Aleksandar Tsankov, Princess Marie Louise of Hanover, and Kartini. After him are Jacob Gade, Hans Hahn, Jane Darwell, Bernhard Schmidt, Alla Nazimova, and Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1949, Jacques Copeau ranks 56Before him are Walter Buch, Hans Pfitzner, Ellery Harding Clark, Henry McMahon, Prince Harald of Denmark, and Ivan Poddubny. After him are Wilhelm Adam, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, Maria Cebotari, Sam Wood, Félix d'Herelle, and Ginette Neveu.

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Among people born in France, Jacques Copeau ranks 2,089 out of 6,011Before him are Tristan Corbière (1845), Samir Nasri (1987), Carolus-Duran (1837), Jean Picard (1620), Henry of Flanders (1174), and François Georges-Picot (1870). After him are Joséphin Péladan (1858), Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay (1740), Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure (1767), Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761), Jean François Paul de Gondi (1613), and Catherine Henriette de Balzac d'Entragues (1579).


Among film directors born in France, Jacques Copeau ranks 47Before him are Francis Veber (1937), François Ozon (1967), Guy Hamilton (1922), Yann Arthus-Bertrand (1946), Louis Delluc (1890), and Jacques Tourneur (1904). After him are Philippe Garrel (1948), Jacques Audiard (1952), Jean Girault (1924), Marcel Camus (1912), Claude Zidi (1934), and Maurice Pialat (1925).