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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 5,202,904 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Omar Sy is the 956th most popular actor (up from 1,241st in 2019), the 1,577th most popular biography from France (up from 1,987th in 2019) and the 77th most popular French Actor.

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  • 5.2M

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  • 58.38

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  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Omar Sy ranks 956 out of 9,996Before him are Tony Burton, Judith Anderson, Jeffrey DeMunn, Lea Massari, Robert Loggia, and Maud Adams. After him are Laura Dern, Florinda Bolkan, John Carradine, David Bradley, Audrey Tautou, and Halit Ergenç.

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Among people born in 1978, Omar Sy ranks 8Before him are Gianluigi Buffon, Kobe Bryant, Carles Puyol, Miroslav Klose, Didier Drogba, and Michelle Rodriguez. After him are Charlene, Princess of Monaco, Rachel McAdams, Steve Chen, Ashton Kutcher, Ian Somerhalder, and Daniel Brühl.

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In France

Among people born in France, Omar Sy ranks 1,577 out of 6,011Before him are Marie Anne Lenormand (1772), Yolande of Valois (1434), Édith Cresson (1934), Françoise Gilot (1921), Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476), and Jean-Charles de Borda (1733). After him are Tomi Ungerer (1931), Bernard Hinault (1954), Jacques Balmat (1762), Henry de Montherlant (1895), Audrey Tautou (1976), and Blanche of Bourbon (1339).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Omar Sy ranks 77Before him are Dominique Sanda (1948), Arletty (1898), Jean-Claude Pascal (1927), Emmanuelle Béart (1963), Anne Parillaud (1960), and Yvette Guilbert (1865). After him are Audrey Tautou (1976), Miou-Miou (1950), Adrienne Lecouvreur (1692), Michel Serrault (1928), Claude Gensac (1927), and Christiane Martel (1936).

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