Casey Kasem

1932 - 2014

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Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American disc jockey, radio personality, and voice actor, who created and hosted several radio countdown programs, notably American Top 40. He was the first actor to voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the Scooby-Doo franchise (1969 to 1997 and 2002 to 2009). Kasem began hosting the original American Top 40 on the weekend of July 4, 1970, and remained there until 1988. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Casey Kasem has received more than 4,463,730 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Casey Kasem is the 29th most popular presenter (up from 31st in 2019), the 5,220th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,150th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Presenter.

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  • 60.32

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Casey Kasem ranks 29 out of 109Before him are John Peel, Regis Philbin, Conan O'Brien, Thomas Gottschalk, David Frost, and Barbara Walters. After him are Phil McGraw, Jô Soares, Steve Allen, Bob Barker, Joey Bishop, and Yoo Jae-suk.

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Among people born in 1932, Casey Kasem ranks 254Before him are U. R. Ananthamurthy, Lola Beltrán, László Sárosi, Banharn Silpa-archa, Antonio Roma, and Chavalit Yongchaiyudh. After him are Edward Hardwicke, Vladimir Yengibaryan, Otto Schily, Chiquito de la Calzada, Lajos Csordás, and Paulinho de Almeida. Among people deceased in 2014, Casey Kasem ranks 225Before him are Dezső Novák, Ferdinando Terruzzi, Lucien Clergue, Kumba Ialá, Mary Stewart, and Régine Deforges. After him are Mango, Joachim Fuchsberger, Victor J. Stenger, Halet Çambel, Warren Clarke, and György Lázár.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Casey Kasem ranks 5,220 out of 15,968Before him are Neal McDonough (1966), Hilary Duff (1987), Adrian Belew (1949), James Denton (1963), Jo Jones (1911), and Harry Davenport (1866). After him are Mary McCarthy (1912), Bessie Love (1898), Tony Visconti (1944), Stephen F. Austin (1793), Dorothy Gish (1898), and Taraji P. Henson (1970).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Casey Kasem ranks 19Before him are Michael Buffer (1944), Howard Stern (1954), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Regis Philbin (1931), Conan O'Brien (1963), and Barbara Walters (1929). After him are Phil McGraw (1950), Steve Allen (1921), Bob Barker (1923), Joey Bishop (1918), Rush Limbaugh (1951), and Jon Stewart (1962).