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Michel Ocelot

1943 - Today

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Michel Ocelot (French pronunciation: [miʃɛl ɔslo]; born 27 October 1943) is a French writer, designer, storyboard artist and director of animated films and television programs (formerly also animator, background artist, narrator and other roles in earlier works) and a former president of the International Animated Film Association. Though best known for his 1998 debut feature Kirikou and the Sorceress, his earlier films and television work had already won Césars and British Academy Film Awards among others and he was made a chevalier of the Légion d'honneur on 23 October 2009, presented to him by Agnès Varda who had been promoted to commandeur earlier the same year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Ocelot has received more than 175,668 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Michel Ocelot is the 3,056th most popular writer (down from 2,789th in 2019), the 3,126th most popular biography from France (down from 2,834th in 2019) and the 398th most popular French Writer.

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  • 180k

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  • 51.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Michel Ocelot ranks 3,056 out of 5,755Before him are Glen Cook, Catherine Breillat, Robert Bly, Eysteinn Erlendsson, Charles-Louis Havas, and Arno Schmidt. After him are Suman Pokhrel, Denis Davydov, Maksym Rylsky, Richard Hammond, Leone Ginzburg, and Anselm Grün.

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Among people born in 1943, Michel Ocelot ranks 264Before him are Jim Croce, Sani Abacha, Dušan Uhrin, Mulatu Astatke, Marika Green, and Scott Walker. After him are Hugh Thompson Jr., Andrea True, Udo Zimmermann, Teun A. van Dijk, Princess Claude of Orléans, and Roy Black.

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In France

Among people born in France, Michel Ocelot ranks 3,126 out of 6,011Before him are Michel Chevalier (1806), Pierre Charles Le Monnier (1715), Catherine Breillat (1948), Jean-Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval (1715), Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée (1724), and Charles-Louis Havas (1783). After him are Mathieu Valbuena (1984), Jean-François Revel (1924), Peter Julian Eymard (1811), Pierre Souvestre (1874), Eustace I, Count of Boulogne (1010), and Orlan (1947).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Michel Ocelot ranks 398Before him are Judith Gautier (1845), Victor Segalen (1878), Marcel Prévost (1862), Juliette Adam (1836), Catherine Breillat (1948), and Charles-Louis Havas (1783). After him are Jean-François Revel (1924), Pierre Souvestre (1874), Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (1755), René Daumal (1908), Max Gallo (1932), and Léon Daudet (1867).