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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 2,082,976 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Alex Rocco is the 3,241st most popular actor (down from 3,134th in 2019), the 5,035th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,022nd in 2019) and the 1,534th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.1M

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  • 49.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Alex Rocco ranks 3,241 out of 9,996Before him are Frank Marshall, Peter Sarsgaard, Catherine Frot, Loretta Swit, Amy Madigan, and Thomas H. Ince. After him are Ali Larter, Marisa Allasio, Leonid Bronevoy, Jerry Zucker, Mehmet Günsür, and Isao Kimura.

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Among people born in 1936, Alex Rocco ranks 279Before him are Ennio Antonelli, Ong Teng Cheong, Touria Chaoui, Natalya Gorbanevskaya, Norman Manea, and Željko Perušić. After him are Nicol Williamson, Elisabeth Kopp, Saburō Kawabuchi, Frederick Ballantyne, James Harrison, and Brian Blessed. Among people deceased in 2015, Alex Rocco ranks 215Before him are Tadeusz Konwicki, Jules Bianchi, Fred Thompson, Qiao Shi, Phil Woods, and Daevid Allen. After him are Giacomo Biffi, Geoff Duke, Dinkha IV, László Paskai, Geoffrey Howe, and Karl Josef Becker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alex Rocco ranks 5,035 out of 18,182Before him are Peter Sarsgaard (1971), William D. Leahy (1875), Loretta Swit (1937), Amos Bronson Alcott (1799), Amy Madigan (1950), and Thomas H. Ince (1880). After him are Robert Evans (1930), Herbert Mullin (1947), Nancy Kerrigan (1969), Ali Larter (1976), Oliver Kirk (1884), and Timothy Treadwell (1957).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Alex Rocco ranks 1,534Before him are David Rasche (1944), Frank Marshall (1946), Peter Sarsgaard (1971), Loretta Swit (1937), Amy Madigan (1950), and Thomas H. Ince (1880). After him are Ali Larter (1976), Jerry Zucker (1950), Marsha Mason (1942), Gina Carano (1982), Zooey Deschanel (1980), and Jon Hamm (1971).

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