ACTOR

Omar Sy

1978 - Today

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Omar Sy (French pronunciation: ​[ɔmaʁ si]; born 20 January 1978) is a French actor and comedian. Best known in his homeland for his sketches with Fred Testot on the Service après-vente des émissions television show on Canal+ (2005–2012), he gained fame abroad with the 2011 comedy-drama film The Intouchables, which earned him the César Award for Best Actor. Sy became the first Black recipient of the award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Sy has received more than 2,395,187 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Omar Sy is the 1,242nd most popular actor (down from 1,212th in 2019), the 1,990th most popular biography from France (up from 2,002nd in 2019) and the 90th most popular French Actor.

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  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Omar Sy ranks 1,242 out of 10,030. Before him are Chris Noth, Dean Cain, Ernst Busch, Henry Cavill, Erdoğan Atalay, and Joan Allen. After him are George Segal, Edward Fox, Patricia Arquette, Patrick Bauchau, Ernie Hudson, and Ronald Colman.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1978, Omar Sy ranks 12Before him are Michelle Rodriguez, Gennaro Gattuso, Frank Lampard, Ashton Kutcher, Rachel McAdams, and Ian Somerhalder. After him are Volodymyr Zelensky, James Franco, Juan Román Riquelme, Katherine Heigl, Zoe Saldana, and Claudio Pizarro.

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In France

Among people born in France, Omar Sy ranks 1,990 out of 5,234. Before him are Maurice Sarrail (1856), Maurice de Broglie (1875), Jean Bruller (1902), Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597), Jean Behra (1921), and François Blondel (1618). After him are Étienne Méhul (1763), Marguerite Long (1874), François-Édouard Picot (1786), William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (935), John V, Duke of Brittany (1389), and Hervé (1825).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Omar Sy ranks 90Before him are François Périer (1919), Jean Sorel (1934), Anne Parillaud (1960), Claude Gensac (1927), Marie-Christine Barrault (1944), and Simone Simon (1911). After him are Leslie Caron (1931), Alain Cuny (1908), Jacques Charrier (1936), Claude Brasseur (1936), Christiane Martel (1936), and Lambert Wilson (1958).

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