Max Linder

1883 - 1925

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Gabriel Leuvielle (16 December 1883 – 1 November 1925), known professionally as Max Linder (French: [maks lɛ̃.dɛʁ]), was a French actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and comedian of the silent film era. His onscreen persona "Max" was one of the first recognizable recurring characters in film. He has also been cited as the "first international movie star" and "the first film star anywhere".Born in Cavernes, France to Catholic parents, Linder grew up with a passion for theater and enrolled in the Conservatoire de Bordeaux in 1899. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Linder has received more than 176,912 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Max Linder is the 572nd most popular actor (down from 521st in 2019), the 1,085th most popular biography from France (up from 1,097th in 2019) and the 48th most popular French Actor.

Max Linder was a silent film comedian who was most famous for his slapstick comedy.

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  • 30

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  • 7.29

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  • 2.13

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Among actors, Max Linder ranks 572 out of 10,030Before him are Karlheinz Böhm, Dan Aykroyd, James Brolin, Michael Chekhov, Rade Šerbedžija, and Winona Ryder. After him are Danny Aiello, R. Lee Ermey, Adam West, Ray Milland, Lale Andersen, and Carole Bouquet.

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Among people born in 1883, Max Linder ranks 42Before him are Mohammed Nadir Shah, Alexander Yegorov, Nina Ricci, Georgios Papanikolaou, Giovanni Messe, and Angela Hitler. After him are Adolph Joffe, Gottfried Feder, Döme Sztójay, Gino Severini, Ivan Meštrović, and Erich Heckel. Among people deceased in 1925, Max Linder ranks 34Before him are Władysław Reymont, Félix Vallotton, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Oliver Heaviside, Hjalmar Branting, and Pierre Louÿs. After him are Karl Abraham, Clément Ader, Lovis Corinth, Christian Krohg, Aleksey Kuropatkin, and Eugen Sandow.

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In France

Among people born in France, Max Linder ranks 1,085 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Baptiste Jourdan (1762), Jean-Baptiste Bessières (1768), Thierry Henry (1977), Marie Anne de Bourbon (1666), Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737), and Charles Marie de La Condamine (1701). After him are Jacques Hadamard (1865), Clotilde of France (1759), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Jaufre Rudel (1125), Carole Bouquet (1957), and Alexandra David-Néel (1868).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Max Linder ranks 48Before him are Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944), François Cluzet (1955), Michèle Morgan (1920), Claudette Colbert (1903), Jean Rochefort (1930), and André Antoine (1858). After him are Carole Bouquet (1957), Jacques Perrin (1941), Emma Watson (1990), Françoise Dorléac (1942), Jean-Louis Barrault (1910), and Marion Cotillard (1975).

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