David Selby

1941 - Today

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David Lynn Selby (born February 5, 1941) is an American film, television and stage actor. He is best known for playing Quentin Collins in the daytime soap opera Dark Shadows (1968–71), and Richard Channing in the prime-time soap opera Falcon Crest (1982–90). Selby also had prominent roles in the television series Flamingo Road (1981–82), and the feature film Raise the Titanic (1980). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Selby has received more than 640,595 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. David Selby is the 4,554th most popular actor (down from 3,654th in 2019), the 7,078th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,740th in 2019) and the 2,241st most popular American Actor.

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  • 640k

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  • 57.69

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, David Selby ranks 4,554 out of 10,030Before him are Ken Leung, Louis Koo, Leticia Calderón, Michael Gross, Elpidia Carrillo, and Jung Woo-sung. After him are Emmanuelle Chriqui, Brenda Marshall, Jennifer Saunders, Michael Brandon, Jules Berry, and Parker Posey.

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Among people born in 1941, David Selby ranks 388Before him are John Nicholson, Anandiben Patel, Luigi Ferrando, Michael Lerner, Abdiqasim Salad, and Ileana Silai. After him are Rafael Albrecht, Epeli Nailatikau, Péter Balázs, Peter Sarstedt, Colin Higgins, and Paddy Ashdown.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Selby ranks 7,078 out of 15,968Before him are Tom Coburn (1948), Ken Leung (1970), Mick Foley (1965), Stephen P. Synnott (1946), Michael Gross (1947), and Cleveland Abbe (1838). After him are Justin Gatlin (1982), Pat McCormick (1930), Veronica Hart (1956), Jerry Falwell (1933), Tony Gilroy (1956), and Michael Brandon (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, David Selby ranks 2,241Before him are Polly Bergen (1930), Larry Linville (1939), Drea de Matteo (1972), Robert Hays (1947), Ken Leung (1970), and Michael Gross (1947). After him are Michael Brandon (1945), Parker Posey (1968), Sara Gilbert (1975), Lili Taylor (1967), Margaret Avery (1944), and Robert Keith (1898).

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