Burt Reynolds

1936 - 2018

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Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, considered a sex symbol and icon of American popular culture.Reynolds first rose to prominence when he starred in television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965), Hawk (1966), and Dan August (1970–1971). Although Reynolds had leading roles in such films as Navajo Joe (1966) and 100 Rifles (1969), his breakthrough role was as Lewis Medlock in Deliverance (1972). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Burt Reynolds has received more than 22,823,456 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Burt Reynolds is the 311th most popular actor (down from 250th in 2019), the 599th most popular biography from United States (down from 497th in 2019) and the 167th most popular American Actor.

Burt Reynolds is most famous for his roles in the movies Deliverance, The Longest Yard, and Smokey and the Bandit.

Memorability Metrics

  • 23M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 58

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Burt Reynolds ranks 311 out of 10,030Before him are Mia Farrow, Olivia Newton-John, Isabelle Adjani, Gene Kelly, Talia Shire, and Bela Lugosi. After him are Telly Savalas, Douglas Fairbanks, Ellen Burstyn, Deborah Kerr, Anna Karina, and Laura Antonelli.

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Among people born in 1936, Burt Reynolds ranks 33Before him are Aga Khan IV, Ismail Kadare, Georges Perec, Harald zur Hausen, Albert Finney, and Jim Clark. After him are Zubin Mehta, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Margaret Hamilton, Virna Lisi, and Tariq Aziz. Among people deceased in 2018, Burt Reynolds ranks 19Before him are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, John McCain, Philip Roth, Paul Bocuse, Stephen Hillenburg, and Peter Grünberg. After him are Lys Assia, Paul Allen, France Gall, Billy Graham, Jin Yong, and Robert Venturi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Burt Reynolds ranks 599 out of 15,968Before him are Dean Koontz (1945), Gene Kelly (1912), Richard Meier (1934), Talia Shire (1946), John Deere (1804), and Margaret Keane (1927). After him are Telly Savalas (1922), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Joel Schumacher (1939), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Jim Jarmusch (1953), and George Eastman (1854).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Burt Reynolds ranks 167Before him are Carrie Fisher (1956), Bradley Cooper (1975), Reese Witherspoon (1976), Mia Farrow (1945), Gene Kelly (1912), and Talia Shire (1946). After him are Telly Savalas (1922), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Mickey Rooney (1920), F. Murray Abraham (1939), and Alan Arkin (1934).

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