Jean Marais

1913 - 1998

Jean Marais

Jean-Alfred Villain-Marais (French: [ʒɑ̃ maʁɛ]; 11 December 1913 – 8 November 1998), known professionally as Jean Marais, was a French actor, writer, director and sculptor. He performed in over 100 films and was the muse of acclaimed director Jean Cocteau. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Marais has received more than 453,350 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 104th most popular actor.

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  • 70.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jean Marais ranks 103 out of 8,832Before him are Hedy Lamarr, Judy Garland, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Gary Cooper, Denzel Washington, and Mel Gibson. After him are Jean Gabin, Alan Rickman, Clark Gable, Yves Montand, Christopher Lloyd, and Jean Renoir.

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Among people born in 1913, Jean Marais ranks 10Before him are Willy Brandt, Vivien Leigh, Gerald Ford, Jesse Owens, Menachem Begin, and Robert Capa. After him are Paul Ricœur, Ramón Mercader, Gustáv Husák, Burt Lancaster, Claude Simon, and Klaus Barbie. Among people deceased in 1998, Jean Marais ranks 5Before him are Pol Pot, Akira Kurosawa, Frank Sinatra, and Halldór Laxness. After him are Carlos Castaneda, Ernst Jünger, Todor Zhivkov, Jean-François Lyotard, Niklas Luhmann, Octavio Paz, and Vladimir Prelog.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Marais ranks 275 out of 4,109Before him are Prosper Mérimée (1803), Hans Memling (1435), Simone Weil (1909), Raymond Poincaré (1860), Henry I of France (1008), and Louis, Grand Dauphin (1661). After him are Robert II of France (972), Jean Gabin (1904), Pope Callixtus II (1065), Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1645), Serge Gainsbourg (1928), and François Hollande (1954).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jean Marais ranks 8Before him are Brigitte Bardot (1934), Sarah Bernhardt (1844), Louis de Funès (1914), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Catherine Deneuve (1943), and Gérard Depardieu (1948). After him are Jean Gabin (1904), Jean Renoir (1894), Jeanne Moreau (1928), Philippe Noiret (1930), Fernandel (1903), and Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930).