Cress Williams

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Cress Williams

Cress Williams (born July 26, 1970) is an American actor, known for his roles in Prison Break and Close to Home. His most recent roles include Mayor Lavon Hayes on The CW series Hart of Dixie and the title character on The CW's Black Lightning. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cress Williams has received more than 2,010,668 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,265th most popular actor.

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  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 32.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Cress Williams ranks 7,216 out of 8,832Before him are Nikki Cox, Grey Damon, Alexandra Shipp, Kana Ueda, Cyndi Wang, and Lisa Nicole Carson. After him are John David Washington, Atsuko Maeda, Johnny Lewis, Patricia Kalember, IronE Singleton, and Leslie Jordan.

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Among people born in 1970, Cress Williams ranks 492Before him are Saïd Chiba, Alberto David, Brenda Schultz-McCarthy, Rodolfo Chikilicuatre, Marinko Galič, and John Simm. After him are Nicole Sullivan, Latrell Sprewell, Tsuru Morimoto, Jennifer Westfeldt, Zack Ward, and Albert Tomàs.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Cress Williams ranks 3,440 out of 3,763Before him are Martin Wagner (1968), Urszula Radwańska (1990), Torsten Amft (1971), Andreas Kaplan (1977), Axel Teichmann (1979), and Mona Barthel (1990). After him are Thomas Brdarić (1975), Danilo Hondo (1974), Sami Allagui (1986), Andreas Ottl (1985), Franka Dietzsch (1968), and Gedion Zelalem (1997).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Cress Williams ranks 116Before him are Audra McDonald (1970), Karoline Herfurth (1984), Volker Bruch (1980), Matthias Schweighöfer (1981), Christiane Paul (1974), and Katrin Heß (1985). After him are Nora Tschirner (1981), Q'orianka Kilcher (1990), Igor Petrenko (1977), Anna Maria Mühe (1985), Jennifer Ulrich (1984), and Pia Wurtzbach (1989).