Brian Dennehy

1938 - 2020

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Brian Manion Dennehy (July 9, 1938 – April 15, 2020) was an American actor of stage, television, and film. He won two Tony Awards, an Olivier Award, and a Golden Globe, and received six Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Dennehy had roles in over 180 films and in many television and stage productions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Dennehy has received more than 6,688,090 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Brian Dennehy is the 381st most popular actor (up from 788th in 2019), the 743rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,564th in 2019) and the 200th most popular American Actor.

Brian Dennehy is most famous for his role as the protagonist, Willy Loman, in the play Death of a Salesman.

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  • 6.7M

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  • 72.34

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

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  • 4.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Brian Dennehy ranks 381 out of 10,030Before him are Anne Baxter, James Woods, Bill Bixby, Charles Dance, James Cromwell, and Maurice Chevalier. After him are Emmanuelle Riva, Lino Ventura, Gloria Swanson, Chespirito, Jayne Mansfield, and Jean-Pierre Cassel.

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Among people born in 1938, Brian Dennehy ranks 38Before him are Donald Knuth, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Robert Nozick, Jean Giraud, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Rod Laver. After him are Diana Rigg, Marina Vlady, Raymond Carver, Frederick Forsyth, Fuad Masum, and Abulfaz Elchibey. Among people deceased in 2020, Brian Dennehy ranks 42Before him are Radomir Antić, Christopher Tolkien, Nexhmije Hoxha, Rob Rensenbrink, Juliette Gréco, and Jānis Lūsis. After him are Dmitry Yazov, Per Olov Enquist, John Horton Conway, Manu Dibango, Diana Rigg, and Stanley Ho.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brian Dennehy ranks 743 out of 15,968Before him are Leon Cooper (1930), James Woods (1947), Bill Bixby (1934), James Cromwell (1940), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), and Wes Craven (1939). After him are Gloria Swanson (1899), Adam Sandler (1966), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Charles Cooley (1864), Ray Manzarek (1939), and Jayne Mansfield (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Brian Dennehy ranks 200Before him are Carole Lombard (1908), Danny Glover (1946), Anne Baxter (1923), James Woods (1947), Bill Bixby (1934), and James Cromwell (1940). After him are Gloria Swanson (1899), Jayne Mansfield (1933), John Belushi (1949), Lex Barker (1919), George Kennedy (1925), and Mark Hamill (1951).

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