Louis de Funès

1914 - 1983

Louis de Funès

Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza (French pronunciation: ​[lwi ʒɛʁmɛ̃ david də fynɛs də ɡalaʁza]; 31 July 1914 – 27 January 1983) was a French actor and comedian. According to several polls conducted since 1968, he is France's favourite actor – having played over 130 roles in film and over 100 on stage. His acting style is remembered for its high-energy performance and his wide range of facial expressions and tics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis de Funès has received more than 1,100,777 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 26th most popular actor.

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  • 1.1M

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  • 76.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Louis de Funès ranks 26 out of 8,832Before him are James Stewart, Yul Brynner, Richard Burton, Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, and Sarah Bernhardt. After him are Elizabeth Taylor, Bud Spencer, James Dean, Patrick Swayze, Jean-Paul Belmondo, and Romy Schneider.

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Among people born in 1914, Louis de Funès ranks 1After him are Yuri Andropov, Thor Heyerdahl, Tove Jansson, Tenzing Norgay, Hedy Lamarr, Michael Wittmann, Marguerite Duras, Romain Gary, Jiang Qing, William S. Burroughs, and Julio Cortázar. Among people deceased in 1983, Louis de Funès ranks 2Before him is Joan Miró. After him are Garrincha, Luis Buñuel, Leopold III of Belgium, Umberto II of Italy, Hergé, Idris of Libya, Tennessee Williams, Felix Bloch, Arthur Koestler, and Buckminster Fuller.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis de Funès ranks 94 out of 4,109Before him are Peter Abelard (1079), Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663), Pope Urban II (1042), Rudolf Diesel (1858), Louis Braille (1809), and Louis XII of France (1462). After him are Joseph Fourier (1768), Anatole France (1844), Albert Schweitzer (1875), Nicolas Poussin (1594), Bernard of Clairvaux (1090), and Madame de Pompadour (1721).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Louis de Funès ranks 4Before him are Alain Delon (1935), Brigitte Bardot (1934), and Sarah Bernhardt (1844). After him are Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), Jean Gabin (1904), Jean Renoir (1894), Jeanne Moreau (1928), and Philippe Noiret (1930).