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Dirk Benedict

1945 - Today

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Dirk Benedict (born Dirk Niewoehner; 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 3,033,385 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Dirk Benedict is the 639th most popular actor (up from 759th in 2019), the 1,177th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,419th in 2019) and the 314th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 3.0M

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  • 61.04

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  • 25

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  • 5.36

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  • 2.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Dirk Benedict ranks 639 out of 9,996Before him are Hal Holbrook, Bill Pullman, Val Kilmer, Mylène Demongeot, Nastassja Kinski, and Scarlett Johansson. After him are Cliff Robertson, Bubba Smith, Scott Wilson, Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Andrew Garfield.

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Among people born in 1945, Dirk Benedict ranks 61Before him are Ernie Hudson, Nikita Mikhalkov, Carmen Maura, Bryan Ferry, Joël Robuchon, and Phil Jackson. After him are Bubba Smith, Pete Townshend, Dennis Rader, Joseph Kosuth, Laurent Gbagbo, and Linda Lee Cadwell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dirk Benedict ranks 1,177 out of 18,182Before him are Chesley Sullenberger (1951), Hunter S. Thompson (1937), George Davis Snell (1903), Phil Hill (1927), Robert Noyce (1927), and John Cena (1977). After him are James Ivory (1928), Cliff Robertson (1923), Tess Gerritsen (1953), Irving Stone (1903), Bubba Smith (1945), and Clive Cussler (1931).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dirk Benedict ranks 314Before him are Loie Fuller (1862), Robert Taylor (1911), Hal Holbrook (1925), Bill Pullman (1953), Val Kilmer (1959), and Scarlett Johansson (1984). After him are Cliff Robertson (1923), Bubba Smith (1945), Scott Wilson (1942), Dennis Quaid (1954), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), and Andrew Garfield (1983).

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