Brian Keith

1921 - 1997

Brian Keith

Brian Keith (born Robert Alba Keith, November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television and stage actor who in his six-decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the Disney family film The Parent Trap (1961), the comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966), and the adventure saga The Wind and the Lion (1975), in which he portrayed President Theodore Roosevelt. On television two of his best-known roles were those of bachelor-uncle-turned-reluctant-parent Bill Davis in the 1960s sitcom Family Affair, and a tough retired judge in the 1980s lighthearted crime drama Hardcastle and McCormick. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Keith has received more than 2,973,056 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,378th most popular actor.

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  • 3.0M

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  • 48.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Brian Keith ranks 2,362 out of 8,832Before him are Jon Polito, Pierre Étaix, Suzy Delair, Elizabeth Banks, John Marley, and John Houseman. After him are Ružica Sokić, Richard Conte, Song Kang-ho, Marlon Jackson, Choi Eun-hee, and Keith Carradine.

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Among people born in 1921, Brian Keith ranks 191Before him are Sergio Sollima, Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, Manny Ayulo, Paulo Evaristo Arns, Walter Laqueur, and Daniel Gélin. After him are Jamie Uys, Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, Samuel T. Cohen, Ken Adam, Juan Zambudio Velasco, and Frédéric Dard. Among people deceased in 1997, Brian Keith ranks 126Before him are René Huyghe, Colonel Tom Parker, Josef Pieper, Aurelio González, James A. Michener, and Jurek Becker. After him are Edmond Leburton, Anatoliy Banishevskiy, William Martínez, Juan Burgueño, Amos Tutuola, and Salvador Artigas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brian Keith ranks 3,928 out of 12,171Before him are Elizabeth Banks (1974), Jim Gray (1944), Andrea Dworkin (1946), Alvan Graham Clark (1832), James Russell Lowell (1819), and John G. Trump (1907). After him are David Foster Wallace (1962), Frances Marion (1888), Richard Conte (1910), Rob Zombie (1965), Marlon Jackson (1957), and James Turrell (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Brian Keith ranks 1,157Before him are Rhea Perlman (1948), Tony Musante (1936), Michael Berryman (1948), Queen Latifah (1970), Jon Polito (1950), and Elizabeth Banks (1974). After him are Richard Conte (1910), Marlon Jackson (1957), Keith Carradine (1949), Catherine Keener (1959), Edward Furlong (1977), and David Butler (1894).