David Patrick Kelly

1951 - Today

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David Patrick Kelly (born January 23, 1951) is an American actor, musician and lyricist who has appeared in numerous films and television series. He is best known for his role as the main antagonist, Luther, in the cult film The Warriors (1979). Kelly is also known for his collaborations with Spike Lee, in the films Malcolm X (1992), Crooklyn (1994), and Chi-Raq (2015), and with David Lynch, appearing in Wild at Heart (1990) as well as Twin Peaks (1990–91) and its 2017 revival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Patrick Kelly has received more than 1,813,303 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). David Patrick Kelly is the 2,979th most popular actor (up from 3,149th in 2019), the 4,799th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,071st in 2019) and the 1,457th most popular American Actor.

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  • 60.98

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  • 20

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  • 3.37

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  • 2.78

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Among actors, David Patrick Kelly ranks 2,979 out of 10,030Before him are Josiane Balasko, Shemar Moore, David Morrissey, Peter Haber, Diahann Carroll, and Suzanne Flon. After him are Shaun Toub, Lara Flynn Boyle, Gina Torres, Kaley Cuoco, Stephen Amell, and William Hickey.

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Among people born in 1951, David Patrick Kelly ranks 197Before him are Mike D'Antoni, Natsuo Kirino, Shigeru Umebayashi, Charlaine Harris, Ana Belén, and Stanley Clarke. After him are Bob Gale, Michael Freedman, Shehbaz Sharif, Musa Manarov, Anthony Phillips, and Charly García.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Patrick Kelly ranks 4,799 out of 15,968Before him are Leonard Rosenman (1924), Shemar Moore (1970), Eric Johnson (1954), Alice Paul (1885), Diahann Carroll (1935), and Bessie Coleman (1892). After him are Hal Needham (1931), Sara Teasdale (1884), Gary Ross (1956), Lara Flynn Boyle (1970), Gina Torres (1969), and Julia Ward Howe (1819).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, David Patrick Kelly ranks 1,457Before him are Michael Cudlitz (1964), Steve Kanaly (1946), Zachary Quinto (1977), Jerry Zucker (1950), Shemar Moore (1970), and Diahann Carroll (1935). After him are Lara Flynn Boyle (1970), Gina Torres (1969), Kaley Cuoco (1985), William Hickey (1927), Michael C. Hall (1971), and Michael Peña (1976).

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