Michael Lonsdale

1931 - 2020

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Michael Edward Lonsdale Crouch (24 May 1931 – 21 September 2020), commonly known as Michael Lonsdale and sometimes as Michel Lonsdale, was a French actor and author who appeared in over 180 films and television shows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Lonsdale has received more than 1,416,517 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Michael Lonsdale is the 483rd most popular actor (down from 479th in 2019), the 922nd most popular biography from France (down from 915th in 2019) and the 44th most popular French Actor.

Michael Lonsdale is most famous for his work in the film The Day of the Jackal.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Michael Lonsdale ranks 483 out of 13,578Before him are Alberto Sordi, Matthew McConaughey, Jason Robards, Robert Carlyle, Ginger Rogers, and Steve Buscemi. After him are Linda Hamilton, Ingrid Thulin, Winona Ryder, Carole Lombard, John Holmes, and Courteney Cox.

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Among people born in 1931, Michael Lonsdale ranks 46Before him are William Shatner, Jim Jones, James Cronin, Nawal El Saadawi, David Lee, and Fernando Henrique Cardoso. After him are Richard Rorty, Kakuichi Mimura, John le Carré, Larry Hagman, Burton Richter, and Jacques Demy. Among people deceased in 2020, Michael Lonsdale ranks 36Before him are Betty Williams, Christopher Tolkien, Arthur Ashkin, Dmitry Yazov, Jiří Menzel, and Oliver E. Williamson. After him are John le Carré, Lucia Bosè, Kobe Bryant, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nexhmije Hoxha, and Eduard Limonov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Michael Lonsdale ranks 922 out of 6,770Before him are Sigismund of Burgundy (500), Francis Lai (1932), Jules Dumont d'Urville (1790), Chilperic I (539), Theodore Beza (1519), and Saint Eligius (588). After him are Louise Michel (1830), Louis Barthou (1862), Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier (1758), Adela of Champagne (1140), Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889), and Marie-Louise O'Murphy (1737).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Michael Lonsdale ranks 44Before him are Bruno Cremer (1929), Emmanuelle Riva (1927), Françoise Dorléac (1942), Jean Rochefort (1930), Claudine Auger (1941), and Stéphane Audran (1932). After him are Christian Clavier (1952), Carole Bouquet (1957), Jacques Perrin (1941), Michèle Morgan (1920), Samy Naceri (1961), and Danielle Darrieux (1917).

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