Bill Pullman

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William Pullman (born December 17, 1953) is an American actor. After graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in theater, Pullman worked as an adjunct professor at Montana State University before deciding to pursue acting. He made his film debut in the 1986 film Ruthless People, and has since gone on to star in films including Spaceballs (1987), The Accidental Tourist (1988), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Casper (1995), Independence Day (1996), Lost Highway (1997) and Lake Placid (1999). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Pullman has received more than 7,845,734 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Bill Pullman is the 810th most popular actor (up from 996th in 2019), the 1,523rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,877th in 2019) and the 406th most popular American Actor.

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  • 68.48

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  • 37

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  • 4.01

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  • 3.90

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Among actors, Bill Pullman ranks 810 out of 10,030Before him are Erika Mann, Adrien Brody, Lily Tomlin, Aamir Khan, Barbara Eden, and Fred Willard. After him are J. K. Simmons, Fran Drescher, María Félix, Gabriele Ferzetti, Max Wright, and Jean-Claude Brialy.

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Among people born in 1953, Bill Pullman ranks 50Before him are Manuel Pellegrini, Felix Magath, David Morse, Roberto Bolaño, Steve Bannon, and Alan Moore. After him are John Zorn, Paul Krugman, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Alisher Usmanov, Ségolène Royal, and Kristalina Georgieva.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bill Pullman ranks 1,523 out of 15,968Before him are George Smoot (1945), Martha Washington (1731), Barbara Eden (1931), Henry Ford II (1917), Fred Willard (1939), and Sonny Rollins (1930). After him are J. K. Simmons (1955), Will Eisner (1917), Fran Drescher (1957), Lee Iacocca (1924), Buddy Rich (1917), and Russ Meyer (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bill Pullman ranks 406Before him are Gene Tierney (1920), Tony Burton (1937), Adrien Brody (1973), Lily Tomlin (1939), Barbara Eden (1931), and Fred Willard (1939). After him are J. K. Simmons (1955), Fran Drescher (1957), Max Wright (1943), Janet Gaynor (1906), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), and Cybill Shepherd (1950).

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