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Paul Naschy

1934 - 2009

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Paul Naschy (born Jacinto Molina Álvarez, September 6, 1934 – November 30, 2009) was a Spanish film actor, screenwriter, and director working primarily in horror films. His portrayals of numerous classic horror figures—The Wolfman, Frankenstein's monster, Count Dracula, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Fu Manchu and a mummy—earned him recognition as the Spanish Lon Chaney. Naschy also starred in dozens of action films, historical dramas, crime films, TV shows and documentaries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Naschy has received more than 165,645 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Paul Naschy is the 3,291st most popular actor (up from 3,440th in 2019), the 1,168th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,166th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Spanish Actor.

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Among actors, Paul Naschy ranks 3,291 out of 9,996Before him are Jim Sturgess, Barry Jackson, Lesley-Anne Down, Portia de Rossi, Pamela Tiffin, and Mark Pellegrino. After him are Christian Berkel, Paula Patton, Eileen Heckart, Nancy Kwan, Rajinikanth, and Richard O'Brien.

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Among people born in 1934, Paul Naschy ranks 259Before him are Julio Jiménez, Paul Josef Cordes, Horst Szymaniak, Marisa Allasio, Tom Baker, and Luis Héctor Villalba. After him are Aleksei Yeliseyev, Mikhail Zhvanetsky, Nikolai Slichenko, Martí Vergés, Leonid Stein, and Alois Mock. Among people deceased in 2009, Paul Naschy ranks 180Before him are Lis Hartel, Henri Pousseur, Horst Szymaniak, Clodovil Hernandes, Charlie Mariano, and Jack Cardiff. After him are Ryuzo Hiraki, Alain Bashung, Betsy Blair, Monica Bleibtreu, Willy Ronis, and Lino Aldani.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Paul Naschy ranks 1,168 out of 2,932Before him are Javier Urruticoechea (1952), Nicolás Monardes (1508), Martí Ventolrà (1906), Robert Gerhard (1896), Juan Carlos Ferrero (1980), and Juanito (1954). After him are Chiquito de la Calzada (1932), Romà Forns (1885), Juan Modesto (1906), Gabi (1983), María Dolores Pradera (1924), and Agustín Sauto Arana (1908).

Among ACTORS In Spain

Among actors born in Spain, Paul Naschy ranks 47Before him are Sergi López (1965), Rosa Maria Sardà (1941), Eduardo Fajardo (1924), Elena Anaya (1975), Enrique Irazoqui (1944), and Mario Casas (1986). After him are Ana Belén (1951), Jordi Mollà (1968), Ariadna Gil (1969), Alfredo Landa (1933), Belén Cuesta (1984), and José Coronado (1957).

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