Broderick Crawford

1911 - 1986

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William Broderick Crawford (December 9, 1911 – April 26, 1986) was an American actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Willie Stark in the film All the King's Men (1949), which earned him an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Broderick Crawford has received more than 2,004,989 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Broderick Crawford is the 2,963rd most popular actor (up from 3,035th in 2019), the 4,543rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,742nd in 2019) and the 1,341st most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Broderick Crawfords by language

Over the past year Broderick Crawford has had the most page views in the with 265,043 views, followed by Spanish (9,482), and Italian (7,435). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (215.64%), Uzbek (180.89%), and Aragonese (54.43%)


Among actors, Broderick Crawford ranks 2,963 out of 13,578Before him are Vladimir Zeldin, Sanjeev Kumar, Holly Marie Combs, Josephine Crowell, Giovanna Ralli, and Gordon Jackson. After him are Tanuja, Shaken Aimanov, Doris Roberts, Dennis Weaver, John Phillip Law, and Dagmar Lassander.

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Among people born in 1911, Broderick Crawford ranks 169Before him are Wolfgang Larrazábal, René Barjavel, Guy Burgess, Yang Jiang, Tarō Okamoto, and Xiao Hong. After him are Otakar Vávra, Heinz von Foerster, Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Klára Dán von Neumann, Nagarjun, and Viktor Nekrasov. Among people deceased in 1986, Broderick Crawford ranks 137Before him are Moses Finley, W. Averell Harriman, Lili Kraus, Ilmari Salminen, Keenan Wynn, and Yasuzo Masumura. After him are Ivan Papanin, Murray Hamilton, Tahir Yahya, Moderato Wisintainer, Ernst Lehner, and Ruth Teitelbaum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Broderick Crawford ranks 4,543 out of 20,380Before him are Nathanael Greene (1742), Donald Barthelme (1931), Howard Pyle (1853), Cotton Mather (1663), Holly Marie Combs (1973), and Augustine Washington (1694). After him are Rikky von Opel (1947), Gertrude Käsebier (1852), Doris Roberts (1925), Dennis Weaver (1924), John Phillip Law (1937), and Zendaya (1996).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Broderick Crawford ranks 1,341Before him are Keenan Wynn (1916), Zeppo Marx (1901), Lydia Clarke (1923), Amanda Plummer (1957), Dorothy Gibson (1889), and Holly Marie Combs (1973). After him are Doris Roberts (1925), Dennis Weaver (1924), John Phillip Law (1937), Zendaya (1996), Pamela Tiffin (1942), and Andrew Robinson (1942).

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