Paul Muni

1895 - 1967

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Paul Muni (born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund; September 22, 1895– August 25, 1967) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film actor who grew up in Chicago. Muni was a five-time Academy Award nominee, with one win. He started his acting career in the Yiddish theater. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Muni has received more than 1,070,682 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Muni is the 899th most popular actor (up from 974th in 2019), the 169th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 193rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Actor.

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Among actors, Paul Muni ranks 899 out of 10,030Before him are Michael Rooker, Richard S. Castellano, Nathalie Baye, Pete Postlethwaite, Keira Knightley, and Claude Jade. After him are Annette Bening, Stanley Tucci, Lou Ferrigno, Emmanuelle Béart, Sondra Locke, and Inger Nilsson.

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Among people born in 1895, Paul Muni ranks 79Before him are Jack Dempsey, Friedrich Jeckeln, Wilhelm Gustloff, Lin Yutang, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, and Kiril, Prince of Preslav. After him are Dickinson W. Richards, Alexander Orlov, Vinoba Bhave, Kirsten Flagstad, Henry de Montherlant, and Shote Galica. Among people deceased in 1967, Paul Muni ranks 61Before him are Hugo Gernsback, Julius Schaub, Woody Guthrie, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Gus Grissom, and Julien Duvivier. After him are Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Vladimir Bartol, Marcel Aymé, Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, and Géza Lakatos.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Paul Muni ranks 169 out of 913Before him are Jeremi Wiśniowiecki (1612), Kirill Moskalenko (1902), Erwin Chargaff (1905), Grigory Kulik (1890), Edgar de Wahl (1867), and Louis B. Mayer (1884). After him are Pavel Axelrod (1850), Leonid Kogan (1924), Stanisław Żółkiewski (1547), Cyril Genik (1857), Tamara Press (1937), and Bruno Schulz (1892).

Among ACTORS In Ukraine

Among actors born in Ukraine, Paul Muni ranks 4Before him are Lee Strasberg (1901), Milla Jovovich (1975), and Ida Rubinstein (1883). After him are Alla Nazimova (1879), Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Ida Kamińska (1899), Zbigniew Cybulski (1927), Ross Martin (1920), Mila Kunis (1983), and Olga Kurylenko (1979).

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