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, and because of his short stature, he was often cast in movies opposite taller performers for comic effect. He specialized in outspoken or wisecracking characters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Barty has received more than 1,100,368 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Billy Barty is the 3,898th most popular actor (down from 3,386th in 2019), the 6,088th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,388th in 2019) and the 1,904th most popular American Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 2.18

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  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Billy Barty ranks 3,898 out of 10,030Before him are Facundo Arana, Michael Kelly, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jocelyn Brando, Jennifer Hudson, and Doug Hutchison. After him are Rupert Graves, Colin Salmon, Zero Mostel, Gad Elmaleh, Marie-Josée Croze, and Rachel Ticotin.

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Among people born in 1924, Billy Barty ranks 283Before him are Karel Kachyňa, Göran Malmqvist, Kenneth Noland, Lia van Leer, Roger Marche, and Guillermo Rodríguez. After him are Antonio Creus, Priscilla Pointer, Lennart Samuelsson, Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Slim Harpo, and Rune Larsson. Among people deceased in 2000, Billy Barty ranks 193Before him are Johann Urbanek, Vladimir Bagirov, Göran Tunström, Egon Jönsson, Karen Hoff, and Curt Siodmak. After him are Nat Adderley, Laila Kinnunen, Alfred Bohrmann, Vincentas Sladkevičius, Spyridon Chazapis, and Policarpo Paz García.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Billy Barty ranks 6,088 out of 15,968Before him are Jocelyn Brando (1919), Mary Lou Williams (1910), Jennifer Hudson (1981), Doug Hutchison (1960), Edward Everett (1794), and Lhasa de Sela (1972). After him are Wiz Khalifa (1987), Eli Lilly (1838), Edward Cook (1888), Zero Mostel (1915), Granville Woods (1856), and Forrest Smithson (1884).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Billy Barty ranks 1,904Before him are Shemp Howard (1895), Mary Alice (1941), Michael Kelly (1969), Jocelyn Brando (1919), Jennifer Hudson (1981), and Doug Hutchison (1960). After him are Zero Mostel (1915), Rachel Ticotin (1958), Shawn Wayans (1971), Lassie Lou Ahern (1920), Pearl White (1889), and Penny Johnson Jerald (1961).

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