Anton Walbrook

1896 - 1967

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Adolf Anton Wilhelm Wohlbrück (19 November 1896 – 9 August 1967) was an Austrian actor who settled in the United Kingdom under the name Anton Walbrook. A popular performer in Austria and pre-war Germany, he left in 1936 out of concerns for his own safety and established a career in British cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Walbrook has received more than 454,881 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Anton Walbrook is the 5,040th most popular actor (down from 4,070th in 2019), the 916th most popular biography from Austria (down from 762nd in 2019) and the 51st most popular Austrian Actor.

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  • 450k

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  • 47.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Anton Walbrook ranks 5,040 out of 13,578Before him are Coleen Gray, Tony Lo Bianco, Freddie Jones, Marni Nixon, Stubby Kaye, and Bella Thorne. After him are Ben Chaplin, Dorothy Provine, Kane Hodder, Eduardo Noriega, Ken Uehara, and Kevin Gage.

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Among people born in 1896, Anton Walbrook ranks 210Before him are Lotte Jacobi, Jack Pickford, Walter Breuning, Alberto Vargas, Alexander Brailowsky, and Sirarpie Der Nersessian. After him are Ethel Waters, Tommy Johnson, Kim Myeong-sun, George Parker, Giuseppe Enrici, and Luiz Vinhaes. Among people deceased in 1967, Anton Walbrook ranks 213Before him are Rexhep Mitrovica, Péter Tóth, Bert Lahr, Alfred Felber, György Bródy, and Phyllis Johnson. After him are Hans Jacob Nielsen, Vilho Tuulos, Renzo De Vecchi, Michael J. Adams, Fridrikh Ermler, and Ulderico Sergo.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Anton Walbrook ranks 916 out of 1,424Before him are Riane Eisler (1931), Josef Hassmann (1910), Eva Rueber-Staier (1951), Walter Rudin (1921), Josef Smistik (1905), and Adolf Kainz (1903). After him are Kurt Oppelt (1932), Franz West (1947), Herwig Wolfram (1934), Ruth Klüger (1931), Norbert Hofer (1971), and Felix Kaspar (1915).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Anton Walbrook ranks 51Before him are Willi Forst (1903), Sybil Danning (1952), Bibi Besch (1942), Danny Nucci (1968), Dietmar Schönherr (1926), and Eva Rueber-Staier (1951). After him are Oscar Homolka (1898), Maria Rohm (1945), Walter Slezak (1902), Eddie Polo (1875), Turhan Bey (1922), and Luise Ullrich (1910).

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