Denver Pyle

1920 - 1997

Denver Pyle

Denver Dell Pyle (May 11, 1920 – December 25, 1997) was an American film and television actor and director. He was well known for a number of TV roles from the 1960s through the 1980s, including his portrayal of Briscoe Darling Jr. in several episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, as Jesse Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard during 1979–1985, as Mad Jack in the NBC television series The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, as well as the titular character's father, Buck Webb, in CBS's The Doris Day Show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denver Pyle has received more than 1,756,526 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,847th most popular actor.

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  • 1.8M

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  • 47.10

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Denver Pyle ranks 2,808 out of 8,832Before him are Patty Duke, Rhonda Fleming, Peggy Wood, Rhea Seehorn, James Marsters, and Matthias Schoenaerts. After him are Stella Stevens, Clive Revill, Michael Peña, Patsy Kensit, Kim Coates, and Dev Anand.

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Among people born in 1920, Denver Pyle ranks 213Before him are João Cabral de Melo Neto, Michel Audiard, Anselmo Duarte, Janet Jagan, Philippa Foot, and André Simon. After him are Andrew V. McLaglen, Clark Terry, Kenneth E. Iverson, Clemar Bucci, Hilmar Baunsgaard, and Marie Tharp. Among people deceased in 1997, Denver Pyle ranks 149Before him are Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh, Afonsinho, Bozorg Alavi, Heikki A. Alikoski, Lars Ahlin, and James Krüss. After him are Arthur Machado, Richard Jaeckel, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Tony Williams, Tamara Tyshkevich, and Laurean Rugambwa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Denver Pyle ranks 4,616 out of 12,171Before him are Xzibit (1974), Henry Knox (1750), Blackie Lawless (1956), James Marsters (1962), Childe Hassam (1859), and Frederick Law Olmsted (1822). After him are Stella Stevens (1936), Jay Cutler (1973), David Sanborn (1945), Michael Peña (1976), Christine Jorgensen (1926), and Leigh Brackett (1915).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Denver Pyle ranks 1,362Before him are Jon Hamm (1971), Charles Bickford (1891), Patty Duke (1946), Rhonda Fleming (1923), Peggy Wood (1892), and James Marsters (1962). After him are Stella Stevens (1936), Michael Peña (1976), Cameron Boyce (1999), Michael B. Jordan (1987), Barry Corbin (1940), and Danneel Ackles (1979).