Cliff Robertson

1923 - 2011

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Clifford Parker Robertson III (September 9, 1923 – September 10, 2011) was an American actor whose career in film and television spanned over six decades. Robertson portrayed a young John F. Kennedy in the 1963 film PT 109, and won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film Charly. On television, Robertson portrayed retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin in the 1976 TV film adaptation of Aldrin's autobiographic Return to Earth, played a fictional character based on Director of Central Intelligence Richard Helms in the 1977 miniseries Washington: Behind Closed Doors, and portrayed Henry Ford in Ford: The Man and the Machine (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cliff Robertson has received more than 3,293,570 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Cliff Robertson is the 640th most popular actor (up from 836th in 2019), the 1,179th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,560th in 2019) and the 315th most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Cliff Robertson ranks 640 out of 9,996Before him are Bill Pullman, Val Kilmer, Mylène Demongeot, Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, and Dirk Benedict. After him are Bubba Smith, Scott Wilson, Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Montgomery, Andrew Garfield, and Morgan Fairchild.

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Among people born in 1923, Cliff Robertson ranks 41Before him are René Girard, Mauno Koivisto, Diane Arbus, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Morris, and Alice Miller. After him are Jorge Semprún, Edgar F. Codd, Stephanie Kwolek, Merton Miller, Erland Josephson, and Horst Tappert. Among people deceased in 2011, Cliff Robertson ranks 47Before him are Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Tomislav Ivić, Baruj Benacerraf, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, Madame Nhu, and Alberto Granado. After him are Bubba Smith, Michael Cacoyannis, Jorge Semprún, Maria Altmann, Ernesto Sabato, and Leonora Carrington.

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Among people born in United States, Cliff Robertson ranks 1,179 out of 18,182Before him are George Davis Snell (1903), Phil Hill (1927), Robert Noyce (1927), John Cena (1977), Dirk Benedict (1945), and James Ivory (1928). After him are Tess Gerritsen (1953), Irving Stone (1903), Bubba Smith (1945), Clive Cussler (1931), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), and Zelda Fitzgerald (1900).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Cliff Robertson ranks 315Before him are Robert Taylor (1911), Hal Holbrook (1925), Bill Pullman (1953), Val Kilmer (1959), Scarlett Johansson (1984), and Dirk Benedict (1945). After him are Bubba Smith (1945), Scott Wilson (1942), Dennis Quaid (1954), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), and Morgan Fairchild (1950).

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