Bill Duke

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William Henry Duke Jr. (born February 26, 1943) is an American actor and film director. Known for his physically imposing frame, Duke works primarily in the action and crime drama genres often as a character related to law enforcement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Duke has received more than 2,376,039 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Bill Duke is the 1,655th most popular actor (up from 2,005th in 2019), the 2,921st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,433rd in 2019) and the 817th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bill Duke ranks 1,655 out of 10,030Before him are Rishi Kapoor, Evangeline Lilly, Barbara Bain, Dorothy Dandridge, María Mercader, and Dorothy Gibson. After him are Massimo Troisi, Tony Jaa, Elizabeth McGovern, Daliah Lavi, Frances de la Tour, and Charles Napier.

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Among people born in 1943, Bill Duke ranks 179Before him are Rolf Stommelen, Ramón Sampedro, Raphael, Ove Kindvall, Nicholas Negroponte, and André Téchiné. After him are Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Lynn Redgrave, Michael Ondaatje, Alain Corneau, Alfio Basile, and Kirin Kiki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Duke ranks 2,921 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Hartshorne (1899), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Barbara Bain (1931), Dorothy Dandridge (1922), Bobby Darin (1936), and Dorothy Gibson (1889). After him are Helen Parkhurst (1886), Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Seymour Martin Lipset (1922), Charles Napier (1936), Ellen Church (1904), and Scott Carpenter (1925).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bill Duke ranks 817Before him are Blake Lively (1987), Philip Baker Hall (1931), Liev Schreiber (1967), Barbara Bain (1931), Dorothy Dandridge (1922), and Dorothy Gibson (1889). After him are Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Charles Napier (1936), Divine (1945), Stefanie Powers (1942), Erika Eleniak (1969), and Bo Derek (1956).

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