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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. Pierre 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 449,588 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierre Richard is the 270th most popular actor (up from 293rd in 2019), the 580th most popular biography from France (up from 630th 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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  • 450k

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  • 66.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Pierre Richard ranks 270 out of 9,996Before him are Ralph Fiennes, Richard Chamberlain, Sam Neill, Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty, and Thespis. After him are Salman Khan, Liza Minnelli, Sylvia Kristel, Richard Widmark, David Niven, and Mads Mikkelsen.

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Among people born in 1934, Pierre Richard ranks 28Before him are Empress Michiko, Alexei Leonov, Manuel Noriega, Stjepan Mesić, Richard Chamberlain, and Ronald Wayne. After him are Paco Rabanne, Richard Meier, Georges Moustaki, Larisa Latynina, Abimael Guzmán, and Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Richard ranks 580 out of 6,011Before him are Gustave Caillebotte (1848), Paul Dukas (1865), Roger I of Sicily (1031), Gaston Leroux (1868), Alaric II (458), and Alfred de Musset (1810). After him are René Lacoste (1904), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), Jacques Monod (1910), Robert Bresson (1901), Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394), and Maurice Jarre (1924).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Pierre Richard ranks 21Before him are Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), Philippe Noiret (1930), Gérard Philipe (1922), Mireille Darc (1938), Annie Girardot (1931), and Isabelle Huppert (1953). After him are Sophie Marceau (1966), Michel Piccoli (1925), Isabelle Adjani (1955), Juliette Gréco (1927), Maurice Chevalier (1888), and Jean-Pierre Cassel (1932).

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