Maurice Chevalier

1888 - 1972

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Maurice Auguste Chevalier (French: [moʁis ʃəvalje]; September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, cabaret singer 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 921,627 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Maurice Chevalier is the 381st most popular actor (down from 308th in 2019), the 783rd most popular biography from France (down from 702nd in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Actor.

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Among actors, Maurice Chevalier ranks 381 out of 10,030. Before him are Charles Laughton, Anne Baxter, James Woods, Bill Bixby, Charles Dance, and James Cromwell. After him are Brian Dennehy, Emmanuelle Riva, Lino Ventura, Gloria Swanson, Chespirito, and Jayne Mansfield.

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Among people born in 1888, Maurice Chevalier ranks 32Before him are Friedrich Olbricht, Eugene O'Neill, Frits Zernike, Andrei Tupolev, Selman Waksman, and Inge Lehmann. After him are Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Josef Albers, Georges Bernanos, Ernst Kretschmer, and Oskar Schlemmer. Among people deceased in 1972, Maurice Chevalier ranks 24Before him are Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Dino Buzzati, Andrei Tupolev, Talal of Jordan, Asta Nielsen, and Athenagoras I of Constantinople. After him are Cristóbal Balenciaga, Max Theiler, Heinrich Lübke, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Lale Andersen, and Georg von Békésy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Chevalier ranks 783 out of 5,234. Before him are Madame Roland (1754), Pierre Boulle (1912), Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902), Arnaut Daniel (1150), Judith of Bavaria (797), and Philippa of Hainault (1314). After him are Louise Bourgeois (1911), Inessa Armand (1874), Emmanuelle Riva (1927), Charlotte of Savoy (1441), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), and Louis, Duke of Orléans (1703).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Maurice Chevalier ranks 27Before him are Pierre Richard (1934), Isabelle Adjani (1955), Sophie Marceau (1966), Annie Girardot (1931), Juliette Binoche (1964), and Juliette Gréco (1927). After him are Emmanuelle Riva (1927), Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932), Marina Vlady (1938), Marie Laforêt (1939), Pierre Brice (1929), and Stéphane Audran (1932).

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