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Don S. Davis

1942 - 2008

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Donald Sinclair "Don" Davis (August 4, 1942 – June 29, 2008) was an American character actor best known for playing General Hammond in the television series Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007), and earlier for playing Major Garland Briggs on the television series Twin Peaks (1990–1991). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don S. Davis has received more than 1,156,112 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Don S. Davis is the 1,329th most popular actor (up from 1,544th in 2019), the 2,341st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,732nd in 2019) and the 645th most popular American Actor.

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  • 56.09

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  • 30

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  • 4.35

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  • 3.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Don S. Davis ranks 1,329 out of 9,996Before him are Wade Williams, Sela Ward, Fred Ward, Frances Fisher, Claire Bloom, and Elizabeth McGovern. After him are Chris Noth, Walter Huston, Geneviève Grad, Sydney Chaplin, Akiko Wakabayashi, and Stefanie Powers.

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Among people born in 1942, Don S. Davis ranks 168Before him are Piers Courage, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Gemma Jones, Andy Summers, Fred Ward, and Derek Jarman. After him are Ruslan Khasbulatov, Stefanie Powers, Robert F. Engle, Ricardo Rodríguez, Piero Marini, and Evaristo Carvalho. Among people deceased in 2008, Don S. Davis ranks 79Before him are Rajko Mitić, Estelle Getty, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, Gerard Damiano, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, and Donald E. Westlake. After him are Henri Salvador, Stanley Kamel, Anthony Minghella, Jean Delannoy, Dora Ratjen, and Sufi Abu Taleb.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don S. Davis ranks 2,341 out of 18,182Before him are Mervyn LeRoy (1900), Alice Ball (1892), Elizabeth McGovern (1961), Ray Harryhausen (1920), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), and William Joyce (1906). After him are Eddie Eagan (1897), Chris Noth (1954), Cornell Woolrich (1903), Katy Perry (1984), Lester Young (1909), and Robert B. Laughlin (1950).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Don S. Davis ranks 645Before him are Billy Drago (1945), Sarah Wayne Callies (1977), Wade Williams (1961), Sela Ward (1956), Fred Ward (1942), and Elizabeth McGovern (1961). After him are Chris Noth (1954), Stefanie Powers (1942), Daniel Stern (1957), Grace Moore (1898), Don Taylor (1920), and Miguel Ferrer (1955).

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