Brad Dexter

1917 - 2002

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Brad Dexter (born Boris Michel Soso; April 9, 1917 – December 12, 2002) was an American actor and film producer. He is known for tough-guy and western roles, including the 1960 film The Magnificent Seven (1960), and producing several films for Sidney J. Furie such as Lady Sings the Blues. He is also known for a short marriage to Peggy Lee, a friendship with Marilyn Monroe and for saving Frank Sinatra from drowning. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brad Dexter has received more than 922,891 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Brad Dexter is the 1,712th most popular actor (down from 1,519th in 2019), the 2,991st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,741st in 2019) and the 842nd most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Brad Dexter ranks 1,712 out of 10,030Before him are Per Oscarsson, Peter Capaldi, Felicity Huffman, David Arquette, Sebastian Koch, and Vince Vaughn. After him are Peter van Eyck, Tom Bosley, Sandra Dee, Abdellatif Kechiche, Luis Guzmán, and Melissa Gilbert.

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Among people born in 1917, Brad Dexter ranks 129Before him are Džemal Bijedić, June Allyson, Donald Davidson, Robert Conquest, Đỗ Mười, and Mak Dizdar. After him are Raymond Burr, Heinrich Ehrler, Mongo Santamaría, Semyon Kurkotkin, Kirk Kerkorian, and Fulbert Youlou. Among people deceased in 2002, Brad Dexter ranks 99Before him are Michail Stasinopoulos, Joseph Bonanno, Thomas Gordon, Waylon Jennings, Jacques Massu, and Eugenio Coșeriu. After him are Michel Henry, Nikolai Amosov, Daniel Gélin, Ole-Johan Dahl, Humaira Begum, and Dida.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brad Dexter ranks 2,991 out of 15,968Before him are Richard F. Gordon Jr. (1929), Big Mama Thornton (1926), Vince Vaughn (1970), Jerome Kern (1885), Flannery O'Connor (1925), and Eugene Stoner (1922). After him are John Nance Garner (1868), Tom Bosley (1927), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Sandra Dee (1942), David Farragut (1801), and Zack Snyder (1966).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Brad Dexter ranks 842Before him are Lisa Niemi (1956), Clark Gregg (1962), Laura Linney (1964), Felicity Huffman (1962), David Arquette (1971), and Vince Vaughn (1970). After him are Tom Bosley (1927), Sandra Dee (1942), Melissa Gilbert (1964), Harrison Ford (1884), Dean Jones (1931), and Benjamin Bratt (1963).

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