Jean Gabin

1904 - 1976

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Jean Gabin (French: [ʒɑ̃ gabɛ̃]; 17 May 1904 – 15 November 1976) was a French actor and singer. Considered a key figure in French cinema, he starred in several classic films including Pépé le Moko (1937), La grande illusion (1937), Le Quai des brumes (1938), La bête humaine (1938), Le jour se lève (1939), and Le plaisir (1952). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Gabin has received more than 605,507 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Jean Gabin is the 135th most popular actor (down from 102nd in 2019), the 344th most popular biography from France (down from 276th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Actor.

Jean Gabin is most famous for his role in the French film Pépé le Moko.

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Among actors, Jean Gabin ranks 135 out of 10,030Before him are Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Bruno Ganz, Julie Andrews, Shirley Temple, and Diane Keaton. After him are Leonardo DiCaprio, Christopher Plummer, Pierce Brosnan, Bette Davis, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Paul Walker.

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Among people born in 1904, Jean Gabin ranks 12Before him are Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, B. F. Skinner, Umberto II of Italy, Cary Grant, Johnny Weissmuller, and J. Robert Oppenheimer. After him are Graham Greene, George Gamow, Pavel Cherenkov, Alexei Kosygin, Karl Brandt, and Kurt Georg Kiesinger. Among people deceased in 1976, Jean Gabin ranks 13Before him are Luchino Visconti, Max Ernst, Zhou Enlai, Bernard Montgomery, Fritz Lang, and Trofim Lysenko. After him are Man Ray, André Malraux, J. Paul Getty, Benjamin Britten, Ulrike Meinhof, and Alexander Calder.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Gabin ranks 344 out of 5,234Before him are Claude Adrien Helvétius (1715), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Paul Ricœur (1913), Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748), Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755), and Jean Buridan (1295). After him are Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633), Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Ernest Renan (1823), Michel Platini (1955), Sophie Germain (1776), and Elisabeth of France (1602).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jean Gabin ranks 10Before him are Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Louis de Funès (1914), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), and Jean Renoir (1894). After him are Anouk Aimée (1932), Philippe Noiret (1930), Jeanne Moreau (1928), Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), Gérard Philipe (1922), and Michel Piccoli (1925).

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