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Billy Barty

1924 - 2000

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Billy Barty (born William John Bertanzetti, October 25, 1924 – December 23, 2000) was an American actor and activist. In adult life, he stood 3 ft 9 in (1.14 m) tall, due to cartilage–hair hypoplasia dwarfism. Because of his short stature, he was often cast in films opposite taller performers for comic effect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Barty has received more than 1,576,795 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Billy Barty is the 4,542nd most popular actor (down from 3,897th in 2019), the 6,772nd most popular biography from United States (down from 6,084th in 2019) and the 2,117th most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.6M

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  • 46.31

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  • 21

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  • 2.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Billy Barty ranks 4,542 out of 9,996Before him are Alan Tudyk, Kevin McKidd, Michael Brandon, Donald Sumpter, Elizabeth Berkley, and Alison Doody. After him are Chuck McCann, Jessica Capshaw, N. T. Rama Rao, Steven Ogg, Natalia Bessmertnova, and Kotono Mitsuishi.

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Among people born in 1924, Billy Barty ranks 314Before him are Aron Gurevich, Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Audouin Dollfus, Lola Albright, Lia van Leer, and José Lázaro Robles. After him are Armand Gatti, Roger Marche, Thorbjørn Svenssen, Eugene Dynkin, Lennart Samuelsson, and Ranasinghe Premadasa. Among people deceased in 2000, Billy Barty ranks 206Before him are Gerardo Romero, Yokozuna, Steve Allen, Vicente Asensi, Charles F. Hockett, and Carlo Parola. After him are Göran Tunström, Corneliu Mănescu, Egon Jönsson, Alan Hovhaness, Nat Adderley, and Alfred Bohrmann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Barty ranks 6,772 out of 18,182Before him are Skip James (1902), George Underwood (1884), Rex Cawley (1940), Chuck Mangione (1940), Elizabeth Berkley (1972), and Mickey Marcus (1901). After him are Chuck McCann (1934), Thomas Hearns (1958), Jessica Capshaw (1976), Jackson Showalter (1860), Trey Parker (1969), and Daniel Quillen (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Billy Barty ranks 2,117Before him are Eve Arden (1908), Celia Weston (1951), George O'Brien (1899), Alan Tudyk (1971), Michael Brandon (1945), and Elizabeth Berkley (1972). After him are Chuck McCann (1934), Jessica Capshaw (1976), David Selby (1941), Kane Hodder (1955), Khandi Alexander (1957), and Jacqueline Logan (1904).

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