ACTOR

Pierre Richard

1934 - Today

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Pierre Richard (born Pierre-Richard Maurice Charles Léopold Defays; 16 August 1934) is a French actor, film director and screenwriter, best known for the roles of a clumsy daydreamer in comedy films. Richard is considered by many, such as Louis de Funès and Gérard Depardieu, to be one of the greatest and most talented French comedians in the last 50 years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Richard has received more than 320,512 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Pierre Richard is the 293rd most popular actor (down from 275th in 2019), the 631st most popular biography from France (up from 650th in 2019) and the 21st most popular French Actor.

Pierre Richard is most famous for his role in the French comedy films La Grande Vadrouille and Les Tontons Flingueurs.

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  • 320k

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  • 73.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Pierre Richard ranks 293 out of 10,030Before him are Bibi Andersson, Martin Landau, Michael Keaton, Hugh Grant, Albert Finney, and Isabelle Huppert. After him are Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Nancy Reagan, Rod Steiger, Carrie Fisher, and Sylvia Kristel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, Pierre Richard ranks 26Before him are Sydney Pollack, Paul Ekman, Vavá, Stjepan Mesić, Richard Chamberlain, and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. After him are Empress Michiko, Richard Meier, Bill Russell, Alan Arkin, Jacques Anquetil, and Paco Rabanne.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Richard ranks 631 out of 5,234Before him are Gabriel Tarde (1843), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Isabelle Huppert (1953), Antoine-Jean Gros (1771), Luigi Lucheni (1873), and Richard Clayderman (1953). After him are Léonin (1135), François Guizot (1787), Nicole Oresme (1323), Jean Dubuffet (1901), Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646), and Lucien Febvre (1878).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Pierre Richard ranks 21Before him are Gérard Philipe (1922), Michel Piccoli (1925), Fernandel (1903), Marcel Marceau (1923), Mireille Darc (1938), and Isabelle Huppert (1953). After him are Isabelle Adjani (1955), Sophie Marceau (1966), Annie Girardot (1931), Juliette Binoche (1964), Juliette Gréco (1927), and Maurice Chevalier (1888).

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