Julien Duvivier

1896 - 1967

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Julien Duvivier (French: [dyvivje]; 8 October 1896 – 29 October 1967) was a French film director and screenwriter. He was prominent in French cinema in the years 1930–1960. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julien Duvivier has received more than 95,461 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Julien Duvivier is the 254th most popular film director (up from 267th in 2019), the 1,539th most popular biography from France (up from 1,614th in 2019) and the 30th most popular French Film Director.

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Among film directors, Julien Duvivier ranks 254 out of 1,580Before him are Jean Epstein, Saul Bass, Henry King, Damiano Damiani, Frank Lloyd, and Douglas Sirk. After him are Jacques Becker, Bertrand Tavernier, Joe D'Amato, George Roy Hill, Gabriel Axel, and Jerome Robbins.

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Among people born in 1896, Julien Duvivier ranks 63Before him are Leslie Groves, Friedrich Hund, Ida Noddack, Carl Ferdinand Cori, Aleksei Antonov, and Tadj ol-Molouk. After him are Michael Balint, Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Karl August Wittfogel, Kenji Miyazawa, Norodom Suramarit, and Dimitri Mitropoulos. Among people deceased in 1967, Julien Duvivier ranks 60Before him are Zinaida Serebriakova, Hugo Gernsback, Julius Schaub, Woody Guthrie, Jaroslav Heyrovský, and Gus Grissom. After him are Paul Muni, Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Vladimir Bartol, Marcel Aymé, and Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach.

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Among people born in France, Julien Duvivier ranks 1,539 out of 5,234Before him are Louise of France (1737), Beatrice of Provence (1229), Pierre Beauchamp (1631), Michel Chasles (1793), Antoine Barnave (1761), and Didier Pironi (1952). After him are Louis Durey (1888), Bernard of Italy (797), Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572), Jacques Becker (1906), Édith Cresson (1934), and Theobald II, Count of Champagne (1093).


Among film directors born in France, Julien Duvivier ranks 30Before him are Claude Lanzmann (1925), Abel Gance (1889), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), Alice Guy-Blaché (1873), Frank Darabont (1959), and Chris Marker (1921). After him are Jacques Becker (1906), Bertrand Tavernier (1941), Patrice Chéreau (1944), William Kennedy Dickson (1860), Guy Hamilton (1922), and Germaine Dulac (1882).