Don Ameche

1908 - 1993

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Don Ameche (; born Dominic Felix Amici; May 31, 1908 – December 6, 1993) was an American actor, comedian and vaudevillian. After playing in college shows, stock, and vaudeville, he became a major radio star in the early 1930s, which led to the offer of a movie contract from 20th Century Fox in 1935. As a handsome, debonair leading man in 40 films over the next 14 years, he starred in comedies, dramas, and musicals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Ameche has received more than 1,892,383 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Don Ameche is the 973rd most popular actor (up from 998th in 2019), the 1,825th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,878th in 2019) and the 481st most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Don Ameche ranks 973 out of 10,030. Before him are Carrie-Anne Moss, Florinda Bolkan, Michel Serrault, Michael Dudikoff, Tatsuya Nakadai, and Kim Hunter. After him are Pedro Infante, Johannes Heesters, Valentina Cortese, Patrick Macnee, Gottfried John, and Halit Ergenç.

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Among people born in 1908, Don Ameche ranks 73Before him are Tex Avery, Amintore Fanfani, Giovanni Leone, Max Bill, André Martinet, and Giovannino Guareschi. After him are Viktor Abakumov, Remedios Varo, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Koča Popović, Lionel Stander, and Lee Krasner. Among people deceased in 1993, Don Ameche ranks 57Before him are Léo Ferré, Helen Hayes, Kakuei Tanaka, Eddie Constantine, Bruno Pontecorvo, and Silvina Ocampo. After him are Luciano Leggio, Leonid Gaidai, E. P. Thompson, Nina Berberova, Ishirō Honda, and Kenneth E. Boulding.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Ameche ranks 1,825 out of 15,968. Before him are Wolfgang Kapp (1858), Michael Dudikoff (1954), James L. Brooks (1940), Kim Hunter (1922), Vannevar Bush (1890), and Asa Griggs Candler (1851). After him are Benjamin Spock (1903), Saul Kripke (1940), Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Jane Jacobs (1916), John O'Keefe (1939), and Lou Gehrig (1903).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Don Ameche ranks 481Before him are Anna May Wong (1905), Andie MacDowell (1958), Billy Crystal (1948), Kelly Lynch (1959), Michael Dudikoff (1954), and Kim Hunter (1922). After him are Judd Hirsch (1935), John Carradine (1906), Lee Remick (1935), Frances Conroy (1953), Lee J. Cobb (1911), and Sam Waterston (1940).

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