Jean-Pierre Léaud

1944 - Today

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Jean-Pierre Léaud, ComM (French: [ʒɑ̃pjɛʁ le.o]; born 28 May 1944) is a French actor, best known for playing Antoine Doinel in François Truffaut's series of films about that character, beginning with The 400 Blows (Les Quatre Cents Coups, 1959). He also worked several times with Jean-Luc Godard and Aki Kaurismäki, as well as with other famous directors; Jean Cocteau, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Catherine Breillat, Jerzy Skolimowski, Agnes Varda, Jacques Rivette, etc. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Pierre Léaud has received more than 501,568 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jean-Pierre Léaud is the 529th most popular actor (down from 423rd in 2019), the 1,023rd most popular biography from France (down from 915th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular French Actor.

Jean-Pierre Léaud is most famous for his role as Antoine Doinel in the French New Wave film series "The 400 Blows" (1958), "Stolen Kisses" (1968), "Bed and Board" (1970), and "Love on the Run" (1979).

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  • 500k

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  • 70.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jean-Pierre Léaud ranks 529 out of 10,030Before him are Franco Columbu, Horst Tappert, Fanny Ardant, Joanne Woodward, John Forsythe, and William Fichtner. After him are François Cluzet, Michèle Morgan, John Holmes, Steve Reeves, Ray Liotta, and John Rhys-Davies.

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Among people born in 1944, Jean-Pierre Léaud ranks 53Before him are Angela Davis, Yoweri Museveni, Nebahat Çehre, Abdul Hamid, Bora Milutinović, and Luigi Riva. After him are Jonathan Demme, John Holmes, John Rhys-Davies, Kunishige Kamamoto, Udo Kier, and Bernard Cornwell.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Pierre Léaud ranks 1,023 out of 5,234Before him are Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1346), Charles Maurras (1868), Georges Brassens (1921), Fanny Ardant (1949), Étienne Bézout (1730), and Jan Gossaert (1478). After him are François Cluzet (1955), Michèle Morgan (1920), Eugène Scribe (1791), Saint Remigius (437), Caterina Valente (1931), and Claudette Colbert (1903).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jean-Pierre Léaud ranks 42Before him are Michael Lonsdale (1931), Robert Hossein (1927), Bourvil (1917), Claudine Auger (1941), Danielle Darrieux (1917), and Fanny Ardant (1949). After him are François Cluzet (1955), Michèle Morgan (1920), Claudette Colbert (1903), Jean Rochefort (1930), André Antoine (1858), and Max Linder (1883).

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