Claude Akins

1926 - 1994

Photo of Claude Akins

Icon of person Claude Akins

Claude Aubrey Akins (May 25, 1926 – January 27, 1994) was a character actor with a long career on stage, screen, and television. He was best known as Sheriff Lobo on the 1979–1981 television series B. J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Akins has received more than 2,707,282 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Claude Akins is the 1,824th most popular actor (down from 1,728th in 2019), the 2,999th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,901st in 2019) and the 838th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Claude Akins ranks 1,824 out of 13,578Before him are Barbara Valentin, Donald O'Connor, Marcia Gay Harden, Raymond Burr, Peter Lawford, and Peter Vaughan. After him are Rosa Albach-Retty, Matthew Modine, Abe Vigoda, Sydne Rome, Esther Williams, and Tim Russ.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1926, Claude Akins ranks 156Before him are Peter Alexander, Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean, Elias Hrawi, John Derek, Jaba Ioseliani, and Raif Dizdarević. After him are John G. Kemeny, Ernst Ocwirk, Ingrid Haebler, Paul Janssen, Peter Shaffer, and Vicente Aranda. Among people deceased in 1994, Claude Akins ranks 121Before him are Massimo Troisi, Heinz Rühmann, Enrique Líster, Woody Strode, Giovanni Spadolini, and Manfred Wörner. After him are Derek Jarman, Zail Singh, Motoo Kimura, Stephen Cole Kleene, Dean Rusk, and John Edward Williams.

Others Born in 1926

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1994

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Claude Akins ranks 2,999 out of 20,380Before him are Donald O'Connor (1925), Marcia Gay Harden (1959), Hannibal Hamlin (1809), Elihu Root (1845), Ben Wallace (1974), and Bruce Beutler (1957). After him are Charles Berlitz (1913), Tico Torres (1953), Joseph Jenkins Roberts (1809), Henry Wilson (1812), Matthew Modine (1959), and Jesse Ventura (1951).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Claude Akins ranks 838Before him are Jensen Ackles (1978), Stuart Whitman (1928), Joel Grey (1932), Mary Astor (1906), Donald O'Connor (1925), and Marcia Gay Harden (1959). After him are Matthew Modine (1959), Abe Vigoda (1921), Sydne Rome (1951), Esther Williams (1921), Tim Russ (1956), and Dominic Chianese (1931).

Television and Movie Roles