Denis

Denis is a boy name. It is a French name and its pronunciation is \d(e)-nis\. Other similar names and variants include: Dennis, Denys. Denis is a very popular first name for men (#577 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5199 out of 88799).
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Denis VIP rank

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#277
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Famous people named Denis

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Famous actors named Denis and their movies

Denis Leary
Denis Leary

Born on August 18, 1957

  • Age: 64
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18

Two If by Sea

Directed by: Bill Bennett

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Denis Leary, Stephen Dillane, Yaphet Kotto

Bad Boy

Directed by: Victoria Hochberg

Starring: Denis Leary, Elizabeth Hurley, NiCole Robinson, Mia Cottet

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott

Wide Awake

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Joseph Cross, Timothy Reifsnyder, Dana Delany, Denis Leary

Denis Lavant
Denis Lavant

Born on June 17, 1961

  • Age: 60
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6
Mauvais Sang

Mauvais Sang

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer

Beau travail

Directed by: Claire Denis

Starring: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Grégoire Colin, Richard Courcet

Boy Meets Girl

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Denis Lavant, Mireille Perrier, Carroll Brooks, Maïté Nahyr

The Lovers on the Bridge

The Lovers on the Bridge

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Daniel Buain, Klaus-Michael Grüber

Denis Lawson
Denis Lawson

Born on September 27, 1947

  • Age: 73
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2

The Machine

Directed by: Caradog W. James

Starring: Toby Stephens, Caity Lotz, Denis Lawson, Sam Hazeldine

Local Hero

Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Country: United States of America

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Famous directors named Denis and their movies

Denis Villeneuve
Denis Villeneuve

Born on October 03, 1967

  • Age: 53
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18

Blade Runner 2049

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Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista

Sicario

Sicario

Written by:

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal

Country: United States of America

Enemy

Enemy

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini

Maelstrom

Maelstrom

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Starring: Marie-Josée Croze, Jean-Nicolas Verreault, Stephanie Morgenstern, Pierre Lebeau

Denis Chernov
Denis Chernov
  • No. of movies: 5

Smeshariki: Nachalo

Directed by: Denis Chernov

Starring: Vadim Bochanov, Sergey Mardar, Anton Vinogradov, Svetlana Pismichenko

Kikoriki: Team Invincible

Kikoriki: Team Invincible

Directed by: Denis Chernov

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Famous writers named Denis and their books

Denis Johnson
Denis Johnson
  • No. of books: 6
Tree Of Smoke

Tree Of Smoke

By:

Tree of Smoke is the 2007 National Book Award Winner for Fiction.One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearNamed a Best Book of the Year by Time,

Angels: A Novel

Angels: A Novel

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Denis a popular name?

Over the years Denis was most popular in 1952. According to the latest US census information Denis ranks #595th while according to famousnames.vip Denis ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Denis?

According to the US census in 2018, 114 boys were born named Denis, making Denis the #1698th name more popular among boy names. In 1952 Denis had the highest rank with 625 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Denis?

Denis is #1698th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Denis more popular ?

The name Denis was more popular in 1952 with 625 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Denis

The last time a baby was named Denis was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Denis?

In 2020 there were 114 baby boys named Denis.

Who is a famous person named Denis?

There a several famous people named Denis, for example actor Denis Leary, director Denis Villeneuve, actor Denis Lavant.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Denis?

A famous actor/actress named Denis is Denis Leary, starring in 4 movies, including Two If by Sea and Bad Boy.

Who is a famous director named Denis?

A famous director named Denis is Denis Villeneuve, who directed 4 movies, including Blade Runner 2049 and Sicario.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Denis?

There are 3 actors named Denis including Denis Leary and Denis Lavant who appeared in movies such as Two If by Sea and Mauvais Sang.

How many famous directors are named Denis?

There are 2 directors named Denis including Denis Villeneuve and Denis Chernov who directed movies such as Blade Runner 2049 and Smeshariki: Nachalo.