Abe Vigoda

1921 - 2016

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Abraham Charles Vigoda (February 24, 1921 – January 26, 2016) was an American actor known for his portrayals of Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather (1972) and Phil Fish in both Barney Miller (1975–1977, 1982) and Fish (1977–1978). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abe Vigoda has received more than 3,745,631 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Abe Vigoda is the 1,358th most popular actor (up from 1,771st in 2019), the 2,442nd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,109th in 2019) and the 670th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Abe Vigoda ranks 1,358 out of 10,030Before him are Elsa Lanchester, Suzanne Pleshette, Michel Simon, Donald O'Connor, Lina Cavalieri, and Sessue Hayakawa. After him are John Lone, Rosa Maria Sardà, Stephen Lang, Barbara Hershey, Bruce Greenwood, and William B. Davis.

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Among people born in 1921, Abe Vigoda ranks 126Before him are Heinz G. Konsalik, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Neslişah Sultan, Jaroslav Drobný, Deanna Durbin, and Anne Golon. After him are Kisshomaru Ueshiba, Angelo Dundee, Esther Williams, Arthur Grumiaux, Ralph Asher Alpher, and Darío Moreno. Among people deceased in 2016, Abe Vigoda ranks 122Before him are Michel Rocard, Rudi Altig, Peter Naur, Peter Shaffer, Gordie Howe, and Franco Citti. After him are Rudolf E. Kálmán, Gato Barbieri, Alexandre Astruc, Ferdinand Kübler, Meir Dagan, and Curtis Hanson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Abe Vigoda ranks 2,442 out of 15,968Before him are Patrick Duffy (1949), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), Milton Glaser (1929), Michael Cunningham (1952), and Robert F. Engle (1942). After him are David Lane (1938), Robert James Waller (1939), John W. Campbell (1910), Craig Venter (1946), Stephen Lang (1952), and Barbara Hershey (1948).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Abe Vigoda ranks 670Before him are Tim Allen (1953), Lorraine Gary (1937), Nichelle Nichols (1932), Patrick Duffy (1949), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), and Donald O'Connor (1925). After him are Stephen Lang (1952), Barbara Hershey (1948), Brent Spiner (1949), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Kurtwood Smith (1943), and Will Ferrell (1967).

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