Donald O'Connor

1925 - 2003

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Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor (August 28, 1925 – September 27, 2003) was an American dancer, singer and actor. He came to fame in a series of films in which he co-starred with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis the Talking Mule. His best-known works came in the film Singin' in the Rain (1952), for which O'Connor was awarded a Golden Globe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donald O'Connor has received more than 2,168,625 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Donald O'Connor is the 1,356th most popular actor (up from 1,653rd in 2019), the 2,438th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,953rd in 2019) and the 669th most popular American Actor.

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  • 33

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  • 2.86

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  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Donald O'Connor ranks 1,356 out of 10,030Before him are Patrick Duffy, Lena Olin, Franco Citti, Elsa Lanchester, Suzanne Pleshette, and Michel Simon. After him are Lina Cavalieri, Sessue Hayakawa, Abe Vigoda, John Lone, Rosa Maria Sardà, and Stephen Lang.

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Among people born in 1925, Donald O'Connor ranks 119Before him are Louison Bobet, Jean Raspail, John Guillermin, Efim Geller, Max Morlock, and Innokenty Smoktunovsky. After him are Quett Masire, Ana María Matute, Mario Merz, Pavel Belyayev, Tofiq Bahramov, and Warren Christopher. Among people deceased in 2003, Donald O'Connor ranks 81Before him are Rik Van Steenbergen, Martha Scott, Prince Carl Bernadotte, Howard Fast, Guy Thys, and Charles Berlitz. After him are Mario Merz, Kinji Fukasaku, Massimo Girotti, Neil Postman, Sébastien Japrisot, and Eizo Yuguchi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald O'Connor ranks 2,438 out of 15,968Before him are Lorraine Gary (1937), Nichelle Nichols (1932), Richard Thorpe (1896), Charles Berlitz (1913), Patrick Duffy (1949), and Suzanne Pleshette (1937). After him are Milton Glaser (1929), Michael Cunningham (1952), Robert F. Engle (1942), Abe Vigoda (1921), David Lane (1938), and Robert James Waller (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Donald O'Connor ranks 669Before him are Robert Culp (1930), Tim Allen (1953), Lorraine Gary (1937), Nichelle Nichols (1932), Patrick Duffy (1949), and Suzanne Pleshette (1937). After him are Abe Vigoda (1921), Stephen Lang (1952), Barbara Hershey (1948), Brent Spiner (1949), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), and Kurtwood Smith (1943).

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