Mel Ferrer

1917 - 2008

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Melchor Gastón Ferrer (August 25, 1917 – June 2, 2008) was an American actor, director, and producer of stage, film, and television. He achieved prominence on Broadway before scoring notable film hits with Scaramouche, Lili and Knights of the Round Table. He starred opposite his wife, actress Audrey Hepburn, in War and Peace, and produced her in Wait Until Dark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mel Ferrer has received more than 2,961,707 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Mel Ferrer is the 427th most popular actor (down from 420th in 2019), the 815th most popular biography from United States (up from 856th in 2019) and the 223rd most popular American Actor.

Mel Ferrer is most famous for being Audrey Hepburn's husband, and for starring in the film "War and Peace."

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  • 3.0M

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  • 71.85

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mel Ferrer ranks 427 out of 10,030Before him are Desmond Llewelyn, Kevin Kline, Javier Bardem, Joan Collins, Hugh Jackman, and Renée Zellweger. After him are Boris Karloff, Gary Sinise, Lee Strasberg, Magda Schneider, Peter Finch, and Ingrid Thulin.

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Among people born in 1917, Mel Ferrer ranks 31Before him are Nur Muhammad Taraki, Edward Norton Lorenz, Rochus Misch, Fernando Rey, Jean-Pierre Melville, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. After him are Dizzy Gillespie, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, George Gaynes, Manolete, Kiro Gligorov, and Bourvil. Among people deceased in 2008, Mel Ferrer ranks 28Before him are Yma Sumac, Heath Ledger, Edward Norton Lorenz, Jules Dassin, Jacques Piccard, and Mahmoud Darwish. After him are Michael Crichton, Robert Rauschenberg, Willis Lamb, John Archibald Wheeler, Masanobu Fukuoka, and Ivan Rebroff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mel Ferrer ranks 815 out of 15,968Before him are Donald A. Glaser (1926), Dave Brubeck (1920), Renée Zellweger (1969), John Kerry (1943), Percival Lowell (1855), and Dennis Rodman (1961). After him are Ronald Wayne (1934), Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), Nellie Bly (1864), Gary Sinise (1955), Eleanor H. Porter (1868), and Davy Crockett (1786).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mel Ferrer ranks 223Before him are Gena Rowlands (1930), James Earl Jones (1931), Lee Marvin (1924), Jack Palance (1919), Kevin Kline (1947), and Renée Zellweger (1969). After him are Gary Sinise (1955), Jean Harlow (1911), Loie Fuller (1862), Jerry Stiller (1927), Robert Knepper (1959), and Burgess Meredith (1907).

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