1972 - Today


Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor and writer. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar?, gained critical acclaim with his 1994 album Resurrection, and maintained an underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.Common's first major-label album Like Water for Chocolate (2000) received commercial success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Common has received more than 341,483 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,562nd most popular actor.

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  • 340k

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  • 41.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Common ranks 4,529 out of 8,832Before him are Angelique Rockas, Wendy Crewson, Manoj Kumar, Agnès Jaoui, Miles Teller, and Kellan Lutz. After him are Anthony Denison, Judith O'Dea, Susan Hampshire, Wilmer Valderrama, Amr Waked, and Jeanne Cooper.

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Among people born in 1972, Common ranks 174Before him are Rolando Villazón, Christian von Koenigsegg, Ricardo Sá Pinto, Ngô Bảo Châu, Romi Park, and Werner Schlager. After him are Jonas Björkman, Ari Behn, Ewen Bremner, Kirill Petrenko, Darren Shan, and Lola Pagnani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Common ranks 6,805 out of 12,171Before him are Robert L. Stewart (1942), Peyton List (1998), Dave Cowens (1948), Darlene Hard (1936), Miles Teller (1987), and Kellan Lutz (1985). After him are Anthony Denison (1949), Tobias Wolff (1945), Christy Walton (1949), John Debney (1956), Judith O'Dea (1945), and Wilmer Valderrama (1980).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Common ranks 2,210Before him are Kim Stanley (1925), George Montgomery (1916), Alma Rubens (1897), Peyton List (1998), Miles Teller (1987), and Kellan Lutz (1985). After him are Anthony Denison (1949), Judith O'Dea (1945), Wilmer Valderrama (1980), Sterling Holloway (1905), Grace Cunard (null), and Heather O'Rourke (1975).