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 named 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 1,074,919 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Michael Lonsdale is the 478th most popular actor (down from 470th in 2019), the 932nd most popular biography from France (up from 999th in 2019) and the 36th most popular French Actor.

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

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  • 2.73

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Among actors, Michael Lonsdale ranks 478 out of 10,030Before him are Richard Dean Anderson, Richard Crenna, Michèle Mercier, Alberto Sordi, Christopher Lambert, and Burt Young. After him are Harriet Andersson, Tom Waits, Robert Carlyle, Robert Hossein, Cillian Murphy, and Harry Dean Stanton.

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Among people born in 1931, Michael Lonsdale ranks 45Before him are Johannes Rau, James Earl Jones, Khieu Samphan, Riccardo Giacconi, Don King, and Fernando Henrique Cardoso. After him are Ettore Scola, Faten Hamama, James Cronin, Ronald Dworkin, Arata Isozaki, and Richard Rorty. Among people deceased in 2020, Michael Lonsdale ranks 52Before him are Manu Dibango, Diana Rigg, Stanley Ho, Ernesto Cardenal, Jerry Stiller, and Carlos Ruiz Zafón. After him are Eduard Limonov, Robert Hossein, Dana Zátopková, Freeman Dyson, Florian Schneider, and Manolis Glezos.

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In France

Among people born in France, Michael Lonsdale ranks 932 out of 5,234Before him are Christine of France (1606), Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (1543), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), Victoire of France (1733), Étienne-Jules Marey (1830), and Juliette Récamier (1777). After him are Emma of Normandy (985), Louis Desaix (1768), Léon Gambetta (1838), Robert Hossein (1927), Sidonius Apollinaris (430), and Horace Vernet (1789).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Michael Lonsdale ranks 36Before him are Marina Vlady (1938), Marie Laforêt (1939), Pierre Brice (1929), Stéphane Audran (1932), Vincent Cassel (1966), and Michèle Mercier (1939). After him are Robert Hossein (1927), Bourvil (1917), Claudine Auger (1941), Danielle Darrieux (1917), Fanny Ardant (1949), and Jean-Pierre Léaud (1944).

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