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Burt Lancaster

1913 - 1994

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Burton Stephen Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American actor and producer. Initially known for playing tough guys with a tender heart, he went on to achieve success with more complex, and challenging roles over a 45-year career in films and television series. He was a four-time nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actor (winning once), and he also won two BAFTA Awards and one Golden Globe Award for Best Lead Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Burt Lancaster has received more than 7,731,415 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Burt Lancaster is the 129th most popular actor (down from 124th in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from United States (up from 256th in 2019) and the 64th most popular American Actor.

Burt Lancaster is most famous for his roles in the films Elmer Gantry, From Here to Eternity, The Leopard, and Atlantic City.

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Among actors, Burt Lancaster ranks 129 out of 9,996Before him are Stan Laurel, Max von Sydow, Peter Falk, Ursula Andress, Rita Hayworth, and Rutger Hauer. After him are Tony Curtis, Robert Duvall, Yves Montand, Lee Van Cleef, Marcel Marceau, and Christoph Waltz.

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Among people born in 1913, Burt Lancaster ranks 12Before him are Willy Brandt, Menachem Begin, Jean Marais, Robert Capa, Josef Bican, and Jesse Owens. After him are Claude Simon, Klaus Barbie, Paul Ricœur, Ramón Mercader, Gustáv Husák, and Benjamin Britten. Among people deceased in 1994, Burt Lancaster ranks 12Before him are Erik Erikson, Erich Honecker, Elias Canetti, Eugène Ionesco, Linus Pauling, and Ayrton Senna. After him are Andrei Chikatilo, Giulietta Masina, Kurt Cobain, Léon Degrelle, Melina Mercouri, and Antônio Carlos Jobim.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Burt Lancaster ranks 243 out of 18,182Before him are Philip Kotler (1931), Rita Hayworth (1918), Brigham Young (1801), Ted Kaczynski (1942), John Ford (1894), and Ronnie James Dio (1942). After him are Tony Curtis (1925), Desmond Doss (1919), Robert Duvall (1931), Steve Wozniak (1950), Lee Van Cleef (1925), and William Howard Taft (1857).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Burt Lancaster ranks 64Before him are Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Orson Welles (1915), Cameron Diaz (1972), Spencer Tracy (1900), Peter Falk (1927), and Rita Hayworth (1918). After him are Tony Curtis (1925), Robert Duvall (1931), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Oliver Hardy (1892), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), and Christopher Lloyd (1938).

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