Jean-Pierre Cassel

1932 - 2007

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Jean-Pierre Cassel (born Jean-Pierre Crochon; 27 October 1932 – 19 April 2007) was a French actor and dancer. A popular star of French cinema, he was initially known for his comedy film appearances, though he also proved a gifted dramatic actor, and accrued over 200 film and television credits in a career spanning over 50 years. He worked with many notable directors, including Luis Buñuel, Abel Gance, Jean Renoir, Claude Chabrol, Sidney Lumet, Joseph Losey, Chantal Akerman and Robert Altman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Pierre Cassel has received more than 872,838 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Jean-Pierre Cassel is the 379th most popular actor (down from 365th in 2019), the 781st most popular biography from France (down from 749th in 2019) and the 34th most popular French Actor.

Jean-Pierre Cassel is most famous for his role as the villain in the James Bond film "For Your Eyes Only."

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  • 870k

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  • 64.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Jean-Pierre Cassel has had the most page views in the with 200,366 views, followed by English (139,739), and German (48,346). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (106.93%), Southern Azerbaijani (58.33%), and Emilian-Romagnol (52.77%)


Among actors, Jean-Pierre Cassel ranks 379 out of 13,578Before him are Frances Farmer, Patrick Stewart, F. Murray Abraham, Jane Russell, Lana Turner, and Bela Lugosi. After him are Giancarlo Giannini, George Kennedy, Burgess Meredith, Joan Fontaine, Ray Liotta, and Douglas Fairbanks.

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Among people born in 1932, Jean-Pierre Cassel ranks 38Before him are Melvin Schwartz, Michel Legrand, Sirikit, Adolfo Suárez, Ryszard Kapuściński, and Raisa Gorbacheva. After him are Zito, Donald Rumsfeld, Valentino, Roy Scheider, Ted Kennedy, and Pat Morita. Among people deceased in 2007, Jean-Pierre Cassel ranks 21Before him are Carlo Ponti, Sidney Sheldon, Benazir Bhutto, Kai Siegbahn, Maurice Béjart, and Ryszard Kapuściński. After him are Sri Chinmoy, Ernst Otto Fischer, Albert Ellis, Nils Liedholm, Abdul Rahman Arif, and Richard Rorty.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Pierre Cassel ranks 781 out of 6,770Before him are Frontinus (30), Jacques Callot (1592), André Michel Lwoff (1902), Jean Nicot (1530), François l'Olonnais (1635), and Margaret of Provence (1221). After him are Stéphanie de Beauharnais (1789), Louis de Montfort (1673), Émile Loubet (1838), Sebastian Brant (1458), Léonin (1135), and Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jean-Pierre Cassel ranks 34Before him are Robert Hossein (1927), Michèle Mercier (1939), Marie Laforêt (1939), Juliette Gréco (1927), Fanny Ardant (1949), and Mylène Demongeot (1935). After him are Vincent Cassel (1966), Bourvil (1917), Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), Bruno Cremer (1929), Emmanuelle Riva (1927), and Françoise Dorléac (1942).

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