Brian Williams

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Brian Douglas Williams (born May 5, 1959) is an American journalist at MSNBC, formerly serving as the NBC News network's chief anchor of NBC Nightly News, former reporter, and now host of its cable weeknight news program, The 11th Hour with Brian Williams. From 2004 to 2015, he was the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program on NBC. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Williams has received more than 4,271,472 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Brian Williams is the 85th most popular presenter (down from 75th in 2019), the 13,100th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,339th in 2019) and the 48th most popular American Presenter.

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  • 20

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  • 4.11

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Among presenters, Brian Williams ranks 85 out of 109Before him are Assi Azar, Master P, Wendy Williams, Michael Cole, Maria Efrosinina, and Perez Hilton. After him are Don Imus, Leyla Aliyeva, Laura Ingraham, Rachel Maddow, Gavin McInnes, and Maria Menounos.

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Among people born in 1959, Brian Williams ranks 559Before him are Steven Strogatz, Catherine Mary Stewart, Todd Graff, Jill Bolte Taylor, Chris Woods, and Susan Faludi. After him are Margaret Gardiner, Hajime Ishii, Neena Gupta, Andre Phillips, Timothy Creamer, and Jack Abramoff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brian Williams ranks 13,100 out of 15,968Before him are Shelley Moore Capito (1953), Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992), David Frawley (1950), Margo Harshman (1986), Amy Landecker (1969), and Tamara McKinney (1962). After him are Charles D. Walker (1948), Tazz (1967), Alex Vincent (1981), Chris Smith (1953), Tim Johnson (1946), and Joseph Simmons (1964).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Brian Williams ranks 48Before him are Gene Siskel (1946), Marc Maron (1963), Master P (1970), Wendy Williams (1964), Michael Cole (1968), and Perez Hilton (1978). After him are Don Imus (1940), Laura Ingraham (1963), Rachel Maddow (1973), Maria Menounos (1978), Meredith Vieira (1953), and Rod Roddy (1937).

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