Dirk Benedict

1945 - Today

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Dirk Benedict (born Dirk Niewoehner on March 1, 1945) is an American film, television and stage actor, philosopher and author. He is best known for playing the characters Lieutenant Starbuck in the original Battlestar Galactica film and television series and Lieutenant Templeton "Faceman" Peck in The A-Team television series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dirk Benedict has received more than 2,791,673 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Dirk Benedict is the 759th most popular actor (up from 800th in 2019), the 1,420th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,578th in 2019) and the 378th most popular American Actor.

Dirk Benedict is most famous for his role as Lieutenant Starbuck in the original Battlestar Galactica.

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  • 2.8M

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  • 68.88

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  • 24

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  • 5.07

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  • 2.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dirk Benedict ranks 759 out of 10,030Before him are Edward G. Robinson, Ben Gazzara, Robert Patrick, Carlos Valdes, Adolfo Celi, and Mark Ruffalo. After him are Val Kilmer, Katharine Ross, David Prowse, Linda Cristal, Kim Cattrall, and Jane Wyman.

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Among people born in 1945, Dirk Benedict ranks 69Before him are Laurent Gbagbo, Jeremy Rifkin, Ilija Petković, Bubba Smith, Graça Machel, and Massimo Moratti. After him are José Feliciano, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Yochanan Vollach, Robert Sarah, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, and John Fogerty.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dirk Benedict ranks 1,420 out of 15,968Before him are Alan J. Pakula (1928), John Mott (1865), Rollo May (1909), Barry Levinson (1942), Robert Bloch (1917), and Sidney Bechet (1897). After him are Lawrence Klein (1920), Val Kilmer (1959), Chris Cornell (1964), Bessie Smith (1894), Fred Phelps (1929), and Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dirk Benedict ranks 378Before him are Robin Wright (1966), Bubba Smith (1945), Mildred Harris (1901), Ben Gazzara (1930), Robert Patrick (1958), and Mark Ruffalo (1967). After him are Val Kilmer (1959), Katharine Ross (1940), Jane Wyman (1917), John Gavin (1931), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), and Gary Busey (1944).

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