Bob Balaban

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Robert Elmer Balaban (born August 16, 1945) is an American actor, author, producer, comedian and director. He was one of the producers nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for Gosford Park (2001), in which he also appeared. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Balaban has received more than 1,706,167 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Bob Balaban is the 2,661st most popular actor (up from 2,886th in 2019), the 4,343rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,728th in 2019) and the 1,307th most popular American Actor.

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  • 61.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bob Balaban ranks 2,661 out of 10,030. Before him are Kenny Ortega, Art Carney, Elizabeth Olsen, Kyra Sedgwick, Barbara Harris, and Tom Hollander. After him are Eileen Brennan, Jane Asher, Antonio Moreno, Renato Pozzetto, Harry Guardino, and John Houseman.

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Among people born in 1945, Bob Balaban ranks 240Before him are Neophyte of Bulgaria, Stephen Stills, Ken Livingstone, Noel Redding, Ian Stewart, and Roger Donaldson. After him are Elvin Hayes, Sylvester Levay, Azim Premji, Maryla Rodowicz, Jim Davis, and Dragan Holcer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Balaban ranks 4,343 out of 15,968. Before him are Art Carney (1918), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), Barbara Harris (1935), Andrew Blake (1947), and Yusef Lateef (1920). After him are Eileen Brennan (1932), Bill Sharman (1926), Bucky Pizzarelli (1926), Eydie Gormé (1928), Elvin Hayes (1945), and Jerome Powell (1953).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bob Balaban ranks 1,307Before him are Steven Williams (1949), Kenny Ortega (1950), Art Carney (1918), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), and Barbara Harris (1935). After him are Eileen Brennan (1932), Harry Guardino (1925), Jeff Chandler (1918), Lana Wood (1946), Peggy Lipton (1946), and Olivia Wilde (1984).

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