Charles Bronson

1921 - 2003

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Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; November 3, 1921 – August 30, 2003) was an American actor who was often cast in roles of police officers, gunfighters, or vigilantes in revenge-oriented plot lines. He had long-term collaborations with film directors Michael Winner and J. Lee Thompson and appeared in 15 films with his second wife, Jill Ireland. At the height of his fame in the early 1970s, he was the world's No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Bronson has received more than 12,295,551 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Charles Bronson is the 39th most popular actor (up from 57th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from United States (up from 127th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Actor.

Charles Bronson is most famous for his many roles in films, such as The Great Escape, The Magnificent Seven, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Dirty Dozen, and Death Wish.

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  • 91

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  • 5.04

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Among actors, Charles Bronson ranks 39 out of 10,030Before him are Terence Hill, James Dean, Debbie Reynolds, Meryl Streep, Claudia Cardinale, and Anthony Quinn. After him are Michael Douglas, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Roger Moore, and Ian McKellen.

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Among people born in 1921, Charles Bronson ranks 2Before him is Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. After him are Alexander Dubček, Andrei Sakharov, John Rawls, Stanisław Lem, Astor Piazzolla, Suharto, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Michael I of Romania, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, and Yves Montand. Among people deceased in 2003, Charles Bronson ranks 2Before him is Johnny Cash. After him are Katharine Hepburn, Leni Riefenstahl, Idi Amin, Gregory Peck, Alija Izetbegović, Heydar Aliyev, Barry White, Robert K. Merton, Nina Simone, and Edward Teller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Bronson ranks 94 out of 15,968Before him are Tina Turner (1939), Rosa Parks (1913), Henry David Thoreau (1817), Meryl Streep (1949), Bill Clinton (1946), and Stan Lee (1922). After him are Michael Douglas (1944), Edwin Hubble (1889), Samuel Morse (1791), Jesse Owens (1913), Jackson Pollock (1912), and Frank Lloyd Wright (1867).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Charles Bronson ranks 19Before him are Danny DeVito (1944), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Patrick Swayze (1952), James Dean (1931), Debbie Reynolds (1932), and Meryl Streep (1949). After him are Michael Douglas (1944), Chuck Norris (1940), Harrison Ford (1942), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Sharon Tate (1943), and Steven Seagal (1952).

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