Cleavon Little

1939 - 1992

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Cleavon Jake Little (June 1, 1939 – October 22, 1992) was an American stage, film, and television actor. He began his career in the late 1960s on the stage. In 1970, he starred in the Broadway production of Purlie, for which he earned both a Drama Desk Award and a Tony Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cleavon Little has received more than 2,142,728 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Cleavon Little is the 6,551st most popular actor (down from 5,939th in 2019), the 10,147th most popular biography from United States and the 3,339th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Cleavon Little ranks 6,551 out of 10,030Before her are Theo Rossi, Chen Kun, Rochelle Hudson, Lane Garrison, Rory Kinnear, and Dania Ramirez. After her are Shahab Hosseini, Burn Gorman, Richard Moll, Vic Chou, Esai Morales, and Joan Greenwood.

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Among people born in 1939, Cleavon Little ranks 453Before her are Maury Povich, David Allan Coe, Barbara Askins, Terry Paine, Mary K. Gaillard, and Betty Everett. After her are Bill Toomey, David Souter, R. C. Sproul, John M. Fabian, Anne Heggtveit, and Ted Kaufman. Among people deceased in 1992, Cleavon Little ranks 210Before her are Arthur Wint, Roy Acuff, Leo Halle, Mae Clarke, George Murphy, and S. I. Hayakawa. After her are Kanan Devi, Norvel Lee, Jack Kelsey, Mary Wells, Robert Muldoon, and Virginia Field.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cleavon Little ranks 10,147 out of 15,968Before her are Lane Garrison (1980), Steven M. Greer (1955), B. J. Armstrong (1967), Muriel Humphrey Brown (1912), Christina Koch (1979), and Goldust (1969). After her are William Windom (1827), Burn Gorman (1974), Rich Moore (1963), Richard Moll (1943), Esai Morales (1962), and Vincent Matthews (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Cleavon Little ranks 3,339Before her are Danielle Harris (1977), Jamie Lynn Spears (1991), Freddy Rodriguez (1975), Theo Rossi (1975), Rochelle Hudson (1916), and Lane Garrison (1980). After her are Burn Gorman (1974), Richard Moll (1943), Esai Morales (1962), Andrea Barber (1976), Jolene Blalock (1975), and Jodie Sweetin (1982).

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