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 2,383,485 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Donald O'Connor is the 1,100th most popular actor (up from 1,355th in 2019), the 1,983rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,437th in 2019) and the 539th most popular Actor.

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  • 57.40

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Donald O'Connor ranks 1,100 out of 9,996Before him are Donna Reed, Thomas Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Téa Leoni, Vinnie Jones, and Beau Bridges. After him are Eddie Redmayne, Sofía Vergara, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Clara Bow, Barbara Eden, and Tim Allen.

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Among people born in 1925, Donald O'Connor ranks 106Before him are Georges Delerue, Justo Gallego Martínez, Lepa Radić, Dettmar Cramer, Gore Vidal, and Alexander Shulgin. After him are Aliya Moldagulova, Serge Moscovici, David Elazar, Tofiq Bahramov, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, and Luciano Leggio. Among people deceased in 2003, Donald O'Connor ranks 66Before him are Vasil Bykaŭ, Georg Henrik von Wright, Ilan Ramon, Michael P. Anderson, Moktar Ould Daddah, and Alan Bates. After him are Uday Hussein, Fred Rogers, Kinji Fukasaku, Elem Klimov, Michael Jeter, and Kalpana Chawla.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald O'Connor ranks 1,983 out of 18,182Before him are Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Abigail Adams (1744), Téa Leoni (1966), Spiro Agnew (1918), Roger B. Chaffee (1935), and Beau Bridges (1941). After him are Bettie Page (1923), Billy Preston (1946), Wayne Dyer (1940), Clara Bow (1905), Barbara Eden (1931), and Tim Allen (1953).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Donald O'Connor ranks 539Before him are Ian Somerhalder (1978), Donna Reed (1921), Thomas Mitchell (1892), Neil Patrick Harris (1973), Téa Leoni (1966), and Beau Bridges (1941). After him are Clara Bow (1905), Barbara Eden (1931), Tim Allen (1953), Tom Hulce (1953), Robert Ryan (1909), and Martin Kove (1946).

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