1928 - 2012

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Rodolfo Vera Quizon Sr. (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈkizon]; July 25, 1928 – July 10, 2012), better known by his stage names Dolphy, Pidol, and Golay (1944), was a Filipino comedian and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dolphy has received more than 804,989 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Dolphy is the 74th most popular comedian, the 65th most popular biography from Philippines and the most popular Filipino Comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 800k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Dolphy ranks 74 out of 90Before him are Amy Schumer, Sinbad, Mindy Kaling, Margaret Cho, B. J. Novak, and Andrew Dice Clay. After him are Norm Macdonald, Tim Meadows, Nick Swardson, Bill Burr, Gabriel Iglesias, and Dane Cook.

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Among people born in 1928, Dolphy ranks 441Before him are Allen Stack, Vince Edwards, Jim Rathmann, Fatima Meer, Malachi Throne, and Jackie Mason. After him are Udham Singh, Philip Levine, Albert Brewer, Jimmy Hill, Salvador Laurel, and John Ingle. Among people deceased in 2012, Dolphy ranks 408Before him are Helen Gurley Brown, Jonathan Frid, Lucille Bliss, António Leitão, Jerry Nelson, and Miguel Abia Biteo Boricó. After him are Anthony Bevilacqua, Miguel Calero, Kenny Rollins, Elizabeth Catlett, Thomas Kinkade, and Nina Bawden.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Dolphy ranks 65 out of 96Before him are Miguel White (1909), Mariano Trías (1868), Juan Ponce Enrile (1924), Rufino Santos (1908), Julio Rosales (1906), and Gloria Diaz (1951). After him are Eugenio Torre (1951), Brillante Mendoza (1960), Leni Robredo (1965), Maria Ressa (1963), Jake Zyrus (1992), and Miriam Defensor Santiago (1945).

Among COMEDIANS In Philippines

Among comedians born in Philippines, Dolphy ranks 1

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