Omar Sy

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Omar Sy (French pronunciation: [ɔmaʁ si], Fula: 𞤌𞤥𞤢𞤪 𞤅𞤭, romanized: Omar Si; born 20 January 1978) is a French actor, best known in France for his sketches with Fred Testot on the Service après-vente des émissions television show on Canal+ (2005–2012). He gained wider recognition for his role in the 2011 comedy-drama film Intouchables, which earned him the César Award for Best Actor, making him the first Black recipient of the award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Sy has received more than 6,450,214 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Omar Sy is the 828th most popular actor (up from 952nd in 2019), the 1,437th most popular biography from France (up from 1,572nd in 2019) and the 75th most popular French Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Omar Sies by language

Over the past year Omar Sy has had the most page views in the with 966,079 views, followed by French (522,604), and German (346,934). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Norwegian (Nynorsk) (1,050.75%), Serbian (170.21%), and Korean (122.04%)


Among actors, Omar Sy ranks 828 out of 13,578Before him are Michael Rooker, Ljubiša Samardžić, Kelly Preston, Jean-Claude Pascal, Claude Gensac, and Stewart Granger. After him are Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gabriele Ferzetti, Chespirito, David Graf, Yuri Nikulin, and Macaulay Culkin.

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Among people born in 1978, Omar Sy ranks 7Before him are Volodymyr Zelensky, Gianluigi Buffon, Miroslav Klose, Kobe Bryant, Didier Drogba, and Carles Puyol. After him are Gennaro Gattuso, Michelle Rodriguez, Ian Somerhalder, Juan Román Riquelme, Charlene, Princess of Monaco, and Frank Lampard.

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In France

Among people born in France, Omar Sy ranks 1,437 out of 6,770Before him are Jacques Roux (1752), Henri, Prince of Condé (1588), Patrick Depailler (1944), François Rude (1784), Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), and Claude Gensac (1927). After him are Chris Marker (1921), Jean Picard (1620), Victorinus (300), Ferdinand Buisson (1841), Edmond François Valentin About (1828), and Joan I, Countess of Auvergne (1326).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Omar Sy ranks 75Before him are Eva Green (1980), Mistinguett (1875), Emma Watson (1990), Geneviève Grad (1944), Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), and Claude Gensac (1927). After him are Yvette Guilbert (1865), Jacques Charrier (1936), Dominique Sanda (1948), Michel Serrault (1928), Micheline Presle (1922), and Corinne Cléry (1950).

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