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Mel Ferrer

1917 - 2008

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Melchor Gastón Ferrer (August 25, 1917 – June 2, 2008) was an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. 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 film Wait Until Dark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mel Ferrer has received more than 3,866,053 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Mel Ferrer is the 515th most popular actor (down from 427th in 2019), the 964th most popular biography from United States (down from 814th in 2019) and the 263rd 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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  • 3.9M

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  • 62.37

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  • 35

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  • 4.96

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  • 3.53

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Among actors, Mel Ferrer ranks 515 out of 9,996Before him are Pierre Brice, Scott Glenn, Robert Carlyle, Shelley Winters, Jennifer Jones, and Carl Weathers. After him are Gert Fröbe, Horst Buchholz, Mark Wahlberg, Michel Galabru, Cillian Murphy, and Jude Law.

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Among people born in 1917, Mel Ferrer ranks 44Before him are Robert Burns Woodward, Barry Nelson, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Kiro Gligorov, Fernando Rey, and Herbert A. Hauptman. After him are Ko Arima, Andrew Huxley, John Kendrew, Jack Kirby, Leonid Hurwicz, and Violeta Parra. Among people deceased in 2008, Mel Ferrer ranks 32Before him are Jacques Piccard, Mahmoud Darwish, John Archibald Wheeler, Edward Norton Lorenz, Willis Lamb, and Lansana Conté. After him are Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow, Thomas Huckle Weller, Jörg Haider, Leonid Hurwicz, Masanobu Fukuoka, and Ivan Rebroff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mel Ferrer ranks 964 out of 18,182Before him are Shelley Winters (1920), Jennifer Jones (1919), Richard Rorty (1931), Daniel Dennett (1942), Murray Rothbard (1926), and Carl Weathers (1948). After him are Mark Wahlberg (1971), Judith Butler (1956), Joel Schumacher (1939), Jeffrey Dahmer (1960), Richard E. Byrd (1888), and Peggy Guggenheim (1898).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mel Ferrer ranks 263Before him are Forest Whitaker (1961), Ali MacGraw (1939), Scott Glenn (1939), Shelley Winters (1920), Jennifer Jones (1919), and Carl Weathers (1948). After him are Mark Wahlberg (1971), Gena Rowlands (1930), Winona Ryder (1971), Elliott Gould (1938), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), and Jim Belushi (1954).

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