Yves Montand

1921 - 1991

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Ivo Livi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈiːvo ˈliːvi]; 13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991), better known as Yves Montand (French: [iv mɔ̃tɑ̃]), was an Italian-born French actor and singer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yves Montand has received more than 1,758,992 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Yves Montand is the 85th most popular actor (up from 132nd in 2019), the 280th most popular biography from Italy (up from 358th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Italian Actor.

Yves Montand was a French actor, singer, and songwriter. He was born in Paris and raised in Marseille. He was the son of a doctor and a pianist. He studied at the Conservatoire de Marseille and became a concert pianist before moving to Paris in 1944 to study at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique. He began his career as a singer in the cabarets of Paris and then starred in a number of French films, including "The Grand Illusion" (1937), "La Bête Humaine" (1938), "Diary of a Chambermaid" (1946), "The River" (1951), "Lola Montès" (1955), "The Red and the Black" (1954), "The Proud and the Beautiful" (1956), "Les Parisiennes" (1957), "The Adventures of Antoine Doinel" (1960), "The Viscount of Bragelonne" (1961), "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" (1964), "The Young Girls of Rochefort" (1967), and "Love on the Run" (1979). He also released many popular albums and singles, including "La Foule" (1957), "Avec le temps" (1963), "Ce soir je t'attendrai" (1963), "Avec le temps" (1963), "Je n'ai pas changé" (1964), "Les Champs-Élysées" (1964), "Je t'aime, je t'aime" (1964), "Les Champs-Élysées" (1964), "Ils se sont tant aimés" (1965), "Je t'aime, je t'aime" (1964), "Je n'ai pas changé" (1964), "Avec le temps" (1963), "Les Champs-Élysées" (1964), "Je t'aime, je t'aime" (1964), "Les Champs-Élysées" (1964), "Je n'ai pas changé" (1964), "Avec le temps" (1963), "Je t'aime, je t'aime" (1964), and "Les Champs-Élysées" (1964).

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 72.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Yves Montand ranks 85 out of 13,578Before him are Denzel Washington, Hedy Lamarr, Michael Caine, Sharon Tate, Toshiro Mifune, and Paul Newman. After him are Judy Garland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jane Birkin, Tom Cruise, John Travolta, and Rowan Atkinson.

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Among people born in 1921, Yves Montand ranks 8Before him are Alexander Dubček, Andrei Sakharov, Michael I of Romania, Charles Bronson, Stanisław Lem, and Suharto. After him are Astor Piazzolla, Giulietta Masina, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, John Rawls, Simone Signoret, and Fahd of Saudi Arabia. Among people deceased in 1991, Yves Montand ranks 5Before him are Freddie Mercury, Olav V of Norway, Dr. Seuss, and Vasily Zaitsev. After him are Serge Gainsbourg, Edwin McMillan, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Carl David Anderson, Klaus Kinski, Jiang Qing, and Klaus Barbie.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Yves Montand ranks 280 out of 5,161Before him are Canaletto (1697), Pietro Perugino (1446), Pope Innocent II (1100), Farinelli (1705), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), and Pope Leo III (750). After him are Pope Anacletus (1), Pope Boniface IV (550), Pope Honorius IV (1210), Pope Gelasius II (1062), Valentinian III (419), and Pope Felix III (440).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Yves Montand ranks 6Before him are Sophia Loren (1934), Bud Spencer (1929), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Terence Hill (1939), and Marcello Mastroianni (1924). After him are Giulietta Masina (1921), Roberto Benigni (1952), Monica Bellucci (1964), Ornella Muti (1955), Franco Nero (1941), and Monica Vitti (1931).

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