Alex Rocco

1936 - 2015

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Alex Rocco (born Alessandro Federico Petricone Jr.; February 29, 1936 – July 18, 2015) was an American actor. Known for his distinctive, gravelly voice, he was often cast as villains, including Moe Greene in The Godfather (1972) and his Primetime Emmy Award–winning role in The Famous Teddy Z. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex Rocco has received more than 2,457,895 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 32 in 2019). Alex Rocco is the 3,282nd most popular actor (down from 3,226th in 2019), the 4,925th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,024th in 2019) and the 1,471st most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Alex Roccos by language

Over the past year Alex Rocco has had the most page views in the with 275,637 views, followed by German (11,694), and Italian (11,365). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Estonian (75.33%), Finnish (72.62%), and Franco-Provençal (60.47%)


Among actors, Alex Rocco ranks 3,282 out of 13,578Before him are Julie Benz, Bae Yong-joon, Graham McTavish, Anthony Zerbe, Branko Đurić, and Dorothy Lamour. After him are Mathieu Carrière, Eileen Ryan, Seann William Scott, Chester Conklin, Jack Haley, and Bessie Love.

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Among people born in 1936, Alex Rocco ranks 283Before him are Pavol Molnár, Bobby Seale, Karol Divín, Željko Perušić, Edén Pastora, and Anthony Zerbe. After him are Hiroo Kanamori, Ivan Dias, Guillermo Escalada, Nicol Williamson, Emil Loteanu, and Elisabeth Kopp. Among people deceased in 2015, Alex Rocco ranks 214Before him are Gunnar Hansen, Hermann Zapf, Jules Bianchi, Fred Thompson, Roddy Piper, and Qiao Shi. After him are Karl H. Pribram, Ninón Sevilla, John Henry Holland, Revaz Chkheidze, Nicholas Liverpool, and Michael Blake.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alex Rocco ranks 4,925 out of 20,380Before him are Ryan Phillippe (1974), Julie Benz (1972), Anthony Zerbe (1936), Joe Montana (1956), Dorothy Lamour (1914), and Saul Zaentz (1921). After him are James W. Christy (1938), Eileen Ryan (1927), Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774), James Russell Lowell (1819), Whitcomb L. Judson (1846), and John Lewis (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Alex Rocco ranks 1,471Before him are Gregory Hines (1946), Doug Jones (1960), Ryan Phillippe (1974), Julie Benz (1972), Anthony Zerbe (1936), and Dorothy Lamour (1914). After him are Eileen Ryan (1927), Seann William Scott (1976), Chester Conklin (1886), Jack Haley (1898), Bessie Love (1898), and Dean Jagger (1903).

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