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 1,349,681 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Louis Jourdan is the 673rd most popular actor (up from 790th in 2019), the 1,213th most popular biography from France (up from 1,490th in 2019) and the 56th most popular French 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 673 out of 10,030Before him are Lita Grey, Cesar Romero, Alyson Hannigan, Mads Mikkelsen, Barry Nelson, and Vera Miles. After him are Katina Paxinou, Michael York, John Payne, Lee Majors, John Saxon, and Walter Brennan.

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Among people born in 1921, Louis Jourdan ranks 65Before him are Paul Schäfer, György Cziffra, Mario Lanza, Zizinho, Herschel Grynszpan, and Dobrica Ćosić. After him are Karel Appel, Harald Quandt, Peter Benenson, Abdul Salam Arif, Jane Russell, and Franco Corelli. Among people deceased in 2015, Louis Jourdan ranks 61Before him are Cynthia Lennon, Yevgeny Primakov, Francesco Rosi, Assia Djebar, Fatema Mernissi, and Kenzo Ohashi. After him are Marshall Rosenberg, Setsuko Hara, Robert Loggia, Richard F. Heck, Ruth Rendell, and Mathieu Kérékou.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Jourdan ranks 1,213 out of 5,234Before him are Bertran de Born (1140), Étienne Gilson (1884), Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1711), Emmanuel Chabrier (1841), Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville (1746), and Raymond Radiguet (1903). After him are Edme Mariotte (1620), Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (1609), Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311), Charles-Michel de l'Épée (1712), Étienne-Louis Malus (1775), and B. H. Liddell Hart (1895).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Louis Jourdan ranks 56Before him are Jacques Perrin (1941), Emma Watson (1990), Françoise Dorléac (1942), Jean-Louis Barrault (1910), Marion Cotillard (1975), and Cléo de Mérode (1875). After him are Charles Boyer (1899), Maurice Ronet (1927), Mylène Demongeot (1935), Mistinguett (1875), Dominique Sanda (1948), and Maria Schneider (1952).

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