DeForest Kelley

1920 - 1999

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Jackson DeForest Kelley (January 20, 1920 – June 11, 1999), known to colleagues as "Dee", was an American actor, screenwriter, poet, and singer. He was known for his roles in Westerns and as Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of DeForest Kelley has received more than 2,980,767 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). DeForest Kelley is the 1,009th most popular actor (up from 1,152nd in 2019), the 1,888th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,126th in 2019) and the 498th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, DeForest Kelley ranks 1,009 out of 10,030Before him are Jan-Michael Vincent, Concha Velasco, Kate Beckinsale, Frank Oz, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Sydney Chaplin. After him are Eddie Redmayne, Jill Ireland, Connie Nielsen, Emily Watson, Edward James Olmos, and John Turturro.

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Among people born in 1920, DeForest Kelley ranks 102Before him are Vilém Flusser, Väinö Linna, Tonino Guerra, Karl Albrecht, Richard Farnsworth, and Marcial Maciel. After him are Jack Warden, Hiroyoshi Nishizawa, Bruno Maderna, Pierre Plantard, Don Taylor, and Richard Adams. Among people deceased in 1999, DeForest Kelley ranks 56Before him are Joe D'Amato, Benjamin Bloom, André Martinet, João Figueiredo, Dusty Springfield, and Charlotte Perriand. After him are Alfredo Kraus, Daniel Nathans, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Gyula Zsengellér, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and Barış Manço.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, DeForest Kelley ranks 1,888 out of 15,968Before him are Ashton Kutcher (1978), Cab Calloway (1907), Peter Weller (1947), Jan-Michael Vincent (1944), Robert J. Shiller (1946), and Vincent D'Onofrio (1959). After him are Albert R. Broccoli (1909), Robert Silverberg (1935), Charles Sweeney (1919), George Clinton (1739), Robby Krieger (1946), and Edward James Olmos (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, DeForest Kelley ranks 498Before him are Daryl Hannah (1960), Michelle Phillips (1944), Ashton Kutcher (1978), Peter Weller (1947), Jan-Michael Vincent (1944), and Vincent D'Onofrio (1959). After him are Edward James Olmos (1947), John Turturro (1957), Michael Biehn (1956), Drew Barrymore (1975), Billy Zane (1966), and Dorothy Malone (1924).

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