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Yves Montand

1921 - 1991

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Ivo Livi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈiːvo ˈliːvi]), better known as Yves Montand, French: [iv mɔ̃tɑ̃]; 13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991) 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 1,513,034 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Yves Montand is the 132nd most popular actor (down from 127th in 2019), the 359th most popular biography from Italy (up from 366th in 2019) and the 8th 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).

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Among actors, Yves Montand ranks 132 out of 9,996Before him are Ursula Andress, Rita Hayworth, Rutger Hauer, Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, and Robert Duvall. After him are Lee Van Cleef, Marcel Marceau, Christoph Waltz, Bruno Ganz, Jim Carrey, and Julie Andrews.

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Among people born in 1921, Yves Montand ranks 12Before him are Andrei Sakharov, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Michael I of Romania, Suharto, John Rawls, and Fawzia Fuad of Egypt. After him are Hua Guofeng, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Joseph Beuys, Giulietta Masina, Sophie Scholl, and Simone Signoret. Among people deceased in 1991, Yves Montand ranks 9Before him are Vasily Zaitsev, Olav V of Norway, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Serge Gainsbourg, Miles Davis, and Edwin McMillan. After him are Klaus Kinski, Jiang Qing, Klaus Barbie, Graham Greene, Carl David Anderson, and Gustáv Husák.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Yves Montand ranks 359 out of 4,668Before him are Ancus Marcius (-675), Gordian III (225), Guido Reni (1575), Pope Gregory II (669), Vitus (290), and Pope Agatho (574). After him are Marcus Terentius Varro (-116), Antonio Canova (1757), Mario Draghi (1947), Andrea Bocelli (1958), Eugenio Montale (1896), and Pope Gregory VI (1000).

Among ACTORS In Italy

Among actors born in Italy, Yves Montand ranks 8Before him are Bud Spencer (1929), Terence Hill (1939), Gina Lollobrigida (1927), Marcello Mastroianni (1924), Monica Vitti (1931), and Monica Bellucci (1964). After him are Roberto Benigni (1952), Giulietta Masina (1921), Silvana Mangano (1930), Anna Magnani (1908), Franco Nero (1941), and Giuliano Gemma (1938).

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