Dick Van Dyke

1925 - Today

Dick Van Dyke

Richard Wayne Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, singer, and dancer, whose award-winning career has spanned seven decades. Van Dyke first gained recognition on radio and Broadway, then he became known for his role as Rob Petrie on the CBS television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, which ran from 1961 to 1966. He also gained significant popularity for roles in the musical films Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Mary Poppins (1964), and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Van Dyke has received more than 16,895,244 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 363rd most popular comedian.

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  • 17M

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  • 62.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Dick Van Dyke ranks 4 out of 8Before him are Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, and Bill Cosby. After him are Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Martin, George Carlin, Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, and Chevy Chase.

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Among people born in 1925, Dick Van Dyke ranks 52Before him are Paul Mauriat, Frei Otto, Luciano Berio, Sam Peckinpah, Roy J. Glauber, and Oscar Peterson. After him are Michel Piccoli, Paul Greengard, Milton Obote, Oona O'Neill, Jean Tinguely, and Ieng Sary.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dick Van Dyke ranks 737 out of 12,171Before him are Muddy Waters (1913), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), Robert E. Howard (1906), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (null), Eliot Ness (1903), and Dalton Trumbo (1905). After him are Edmund Phelps (1933), Chick Corea (1941), Michael Cimino (1939), Babe Ruth (1895), Robert Hofstadter (1915), and Dennis Tito (1940).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Dick Van Dyke ranks 4Before him are Robin Williams (1951), Eddie Murphy (1961), and Bill Cosby (1937). After him are Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Steve Martin (1945), George Carlin (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Newhart (1929), Chevy Chase (1943), and Don Rickles (1926).