Karl Valentin

1882 - 1948

Karl Valentin

Karl Valentin (born Valentin Ludwig Fey, 4 June 1882 in Munich – 9 February 1948 in Planegg) was a Bavarian comedian, cabaret performer, clown, author and film producer. He had significant influence on German Weimar culture. Valentin starred in many silent films in the 1920s, and was sometimes called the "Charlie Chaplin of Germany". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Valentin has received more than 87,675 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,906th most popular actor.

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  • 16

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  • 2.95

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Among actors, Karl Valentin ranks 1,880 out of 8,832Before him are Anthony Quayle, Sibel Kekilli, Cecilia Roth, Mathieu Amalric, Marion Lorne, and Amber Heard. After him are Frances de la Tour, Sarah Paulson, Jack Klugman, Merle Oberon, Stefanie Powers, and Leonid Kanevsky.

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Among people born in 1882, Karl Valentin ranks 116Before him are Christian Mortensen, Paul Anspach, Leo White, Monteiro Lobato, José Vasconcelos, and Huseyn Javid. After him are Yakov Perelman, Hendrik Willem van Loon, James F. Byrnes, Nicolae Titulescu, Ernst Weiss, and Julius Edgar Lilienfeld. Among people deceased in 1948, Karl Valentin ranks 84Before him are Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria, Leo White, Monteiro Lobato, Manuel Roxas, Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, and Eugen Slutsky. After him are Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Harry Brearley, Na Hye-sok, Vicente Huidobro, Richard Tauber, and Pavel Rybalko.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl Valentin ranks 2,315 out of 3,763Before him are Hennes Weisweiler (1919), Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663), Stanisław Mikołajczyk (1901), Carl Hilpert (1888), E. F. Schumacher (1911), and Erich Ribbeck (1937). After him are Karl Weyprecht (1838), Valerius Cordus (1515), Klaus Wowereit (1953), Prince William of Baden (1829), Ramin Djawadi (1974), and Dieter Müller (1954).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Karl Valentin ranks 51Before him are Martin Lawrence (1965), Henny Porten (1890), Walter Gotell (1924), Michael Ballhaus (1935), Angela Winkler (1944), and Sibel Kekilli (1980). After him are George Dzundza (1945), Gustav Fröhlich (null), Rudolf Klein-Rogge (1885), Alfred Abel (1879), Dominic Monaghan (1976), and Gedeon Burkhard (1969).