Anthony Franciosa

1928 - 2006

Anthony Franciosa

Anthony Franciosa (born Anthony George Papaleo, October 25, 1928 – January 19, 2006) was an American film, TV and stage actor usually billed at the height of his career as Tony Franciosa. He began as a successful stage actor, gaining a Tony Award nomination for the drug-addiction play A Hatful of Rain. After relocating to Hollywood he made numerous feature films, including A Face in the Crowd (1957), The Long, Hot Summer (1958), and Career (1959), for which he won the Golden Globe for Best Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Franciosa has received more than 804,287 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,314th most popular actor.

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  • 800k

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  • 49.10

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Anthony Franciosa ranks 2,284 out of 8,832Before him are Paul Reiser, Peter Capaldi, Pedro Pascal, Peter Mensah, Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Laurie Metcalf. After him are Michael Richards, John Terry, Ferdinand Raimund, Madeleine Renaud, Harry Langdon, and Eugene Levy.

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Among people born in 1928, Anthony Franciosa ranks 251Before him are Tzannis Tzannetakis, Peter Shirayanagi, Pal Benko, Christian d'Oriola, Marion Ross, and Alexander Gomelsky. After him are Natalie Zemon Davis, Stuart Whitman, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Pierre Étaix, Anatoly Filipchenko, and Helen Frankenthaler. Among people deceased in 2006, Anthony Franciosa ranks 162Before him are Vilgot Sjöman, Tadao Onishi, Gennadiy Aygi, Vera Aceva, Daniel Schmid, and Red Auerbach. After him are Ahmet Ertegun, Caspar Weinberger, Rainer Barzel, Bismillah Khan, Jack Williamson, and Chris Penn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anthony Franciosa ranks 3,841 out of 12,171Before him are Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935), Charles T. Kowal (1940), John Trumbull (1756), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), and Laurie Metcalf (1955). After him are Michael Richards (1949), John Terry (1950), Harry Langdon (1884), George McGovern (1922), Charles Martin Hall (1863), and Sean Combs (1969).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Anthony Franciosa ranks 1,108Before him are John C. McGinley (1959), Hedda Hopper (1885), Taylor Lautner (1992), Paul Reiser (1957), Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), and Laurie Metcalf (1955). After him are Michael Richards (1949), John Terry (1950), Harry Langdon (1884), Lauren Graham (1967), Robert Foxworth (1941), and Mike Connors (1925).