Maurice Chevalier

1888 - 1972

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Maurice Auguste Chevalier (French: [moʁis ʃəvalje]; 12 September 1888 – 1 January 1972) was a French singer, actor and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs, including "Livin' In The Sunlight", "Valentine", "Louise", "Mimi", and "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" and for his films, including The Love Parade, The Big Pond, The Smiling Lieutenant, One Hour with You and Love Me Tonight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Chevalier has received more than 1,249,798 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Maurice Chevalier is the 346th most popular actor (up from 380th in 2019), the 708th most popular biography from France (up from 781st in 2019) and the 26th most popular Actor.

Maurice Chevalier was a French actor and singer. He is most famous for his songs, including "Thank Heaven for Little Girls" and "Louise."

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Among actors, Maurice Chevalier ranks 346 out of 9,996Before him are Robert Wagner, Petr Shelokhonov, Raquel Welch, Talia Shire, Donald Pleasence, and Dan Aykroyd. After him are John Cazale, Bibi Andersson, Carrie Fisher, John Cleese, Sally Field, and Heath Ledger.

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Among people born in 1888, Maurice Chevalier ranks 33Before him are Eugene O'Neill, Gerrit Rietveld, Selman Waksman, Frits Zernike, Inge Lehmann, and Andrei Tupolev. After him are Anton Makarenko, Josef Albers, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Carin Göring, Ossip Zadkine, and Richard E. Byrd. Among people deceased in 1972, Maurice Chevalier ranks 20Before him are Kwame Nkrumah, Erhard Milch, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Dino Buzzati, and Andrei Tupolev. After him are Cristóbal Balenciaga, Talal of Jordan, Athenagoras I of Constantinople, Paul-Henri Spaak, Max Theiler, and Heinrich Lübke.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Chevalier ranks 708 out of 6,011Before him are Isabella of Angoulême (1188), Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (1279), Louise of Savoy (1476), Eugène Sue (1804), Aristide Maillol (1861), and Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1725). After him are Pierre Loti (1850), Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902), Alexandre Millerand (1859), François Darlan (1881), Adelbert von Chamisso (1781), and Jean-Victor Poncelet (1788).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Maurice Chevalier ranks 26Before him are Isabelle Huppert (1953), Pierre Richard (1934), Sophie Marceau (1966), Michel Piccoli (1925), Isabelle Adjani (1955), and Juliette Gréco (1927). After him are Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), Bourvil (1917), Robert Hossein (1927), Marina Vlady (1938), Françoise Dorléac (1942), and Vincent Cassel (1966).

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