Louis Jourdan

1921 - 2015

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Louis Jourdan (born Louis Robert Gendre; 19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) was a French film and television actor. He was known for his suave roles in several Hollywood films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Paradine Case (1947), Letter from an Unknown Woman (1948), Gigi (1958), The Best of Everything (1959), The V.I.P.s (1963) and Octopussy (1983). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Jourdan has received more than 1,583,255 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Louis Jourdan is the 663rd most popular actor (up from 673rd in 2019), the 1,203rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,210th in 2019) and the 55th most popular Actor.

Louis Jourdan is most famous for his role as the handsome prince in the movie "The Swan" and his role as the villain in the James Bond movie "Octopussy."

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Among actors, Louis Jourdan ranks 663 out of 9,996Before him are Rex Harrison, Vera Miles, Rita Moreno, James Spader, Jackie Coogan, and Uma Thurman. After him are Wesley Snipes, Maurice Ronet, Shia LaBeouf, Geena Davis, Samy Naceri, and Michael Gough.

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Among people born in 1921, Louis Jourdan ranks 68Before him are Zizinho, Dobrica Ćosić, Yoichiro Nambu, Peter Benenson, Franco Corelli, and Mary Jackson. After him are Yitzhak Navon, Paul Watzlawick, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Jack Steinberger, Iris Apfel, and Farida of Egypt. Among people deceased in 2015, Louis Jourdan ranks 57Before him are Ben E. King, Frei Otto, Marshall Rosenberg, Francesco Rosi, Yoichiro Nambu, and Mathieu Kérékou. After him are Yitzhak Navon, Boris Nemtsov, Assia Djebar, Maureen O'Hara, Kurt Masur, and Alfred G. Gilman.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Jourdan ranks 1,203 out of 6,011Before him are Louis Jacques Thénard (1777), Jean Gaston Darboux (1842), Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois (1819), Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737), Sonia Rykiel (1930), and Gérard Mourou (1944). After him are Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey (1754), Robert de Montesquiou (1855), Maurice Ronet (1927), Lúcio Costa (1902), Paul Sérusier (1864), and Jean Bart (1650).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Louis Jourdan ranks 55Before him are Bruno Cremer (1929), Claudette Colbert (1903), Maria Schneider (1952), Capucine (1928), Mylène Demongeot (1935), and Max Linder (1883). After him are Maurice Ronet (1927), Samy Naceri (1961), Jacques Perrin (1941), Fanny Ardant (1949), André Antoine (1858), and Cléo de Mérode (1875).

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