Daniel Davis

1945 - Today

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Daniel Davis (born November 26, 1945) is an American stage, screen, and television actor. Davis is best known for portraying Niles the butler on the sitcom The Nanny (1993 to 1999), and for his two guest appearances as Professor Moriarty on Star Trek: The Next Generation, affecting an upper class English accent for both roles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Davis has received more than 1,488,644 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Daniel Davis is the 877th most popular actor (up from 1,547th in 2019), the 1,635th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,793rd in 2019) and the 433rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 68.10

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  • 22

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  • 4.53

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  • 2.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Daniel Davis ranks 877 out of 10,030Before him are Herbert Lom, Josh Brolin, Marcheline Bertrand, Samy Naceri, Senta Berger, and Eva Green. After him are Mack Sennett, Alicia Rhett, Billy Dee Williams, Joan Plowright, Maud Adams, and Brendan Fraser.

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Among people born in 1945, Daniel Davis ranks 81Before him are John Fogerty, George Smoot, Junji Kawano, Van Morrison, Marthe Keller, and Milo Manara. After him are Maud Adams, Dennis Rader, Haris Silajdžić, Patch Adams, Türkan Şoray, and Lee Jong-wook.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Davis ranks 1,635 out of 15,968Before him are Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Don DeLillo (1936), Gene Vincent (1935), Jack Vance (1916), Fred Haise (1933), and Juliet Anderson (1938). After him are Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), Lewis Hine (1874), Alicia Rhett (1915), Robert Fogel (1926), Billy Dee Williams (1937), and Phil Ochs (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Daniel Davis ranks 433Before him are Grace Zabriskie (1941), Loretta Young (1913), Emilio Estevez (1962), Tobey Maguire (1975), Josh Brolin (1968), and Marcheline Bertrand (1950). After him are Alicia Rhett (1915), Billy Dee Williams (1937), Brendan Fraser (1968), Veronica Lake (1922), Helen Hunt (1963), and Fredric March (1897).

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