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Douglas Fairbanks

1883 - 1939

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Douglas Elton Fairbanks Sr. (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman; May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor and filmmaker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas Fairbanks has received more than 3,309,141 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Douglas Fairbanks is the 590th most popular actor (down from 313th in 2019), the 1,090th most popular biography from United States (down from 603rd in 2019) and the 292nd most popular American Actor.

Douglas Fairbanks was an actor and producer who became a major star of the silent film era. He was best known for his swashbuckling roles in such films as The Mark of Zorro, Robin Hood, and The Thief of Bagdad.

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  • 61.59

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  • 55

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  • 3.98

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  • 5.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Douglas Fairbanks ranks 590 out of 9,996Before him are Pier Angeli, Lila Kedrova, Derek Jacobi, Ernie Hudson, William H. Macy, and Bruno Cremer. After him are Hattie McDaniel, Boris Karloff, Tom Berenger, Brooke Shields, Lois Maxwell, and Harry Dean Stanton.

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Among people born in 1883, Douglas Fairbanks ranks 42Before him are Alexander Yegorov, Angela Hitler, Nina Ricci, Giovanni Messe, Gottfried Feder, and Zaifeng, Prince Chun. After him are Georgios Papanikolaou, Döme Sztójay, Max Linder, Gino Severini, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, and Joseph Pilates. Among people deceased in 1939, Douglas Fairbanks ranks 23Before him are Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Antonio Machado, Alexander Yegorov, Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria, Ferdinand von Lindemann, and Louis Wain. After him are Otto Rank, Anthony Fokker, Ghazi of Iraq, Ernst Toller, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, and Wilhelm Groener.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Douglas Fairbanks ranks 1,090 out of 18,182Before him are Mark Felt (1913), Ernie Hudson (1945), William H. Macy (1950), Muddy Waters (1913), Éamon de Valera (1882), and Edmund Phelps (1933). After him are Jonathan Demme (1944), James Jones (1921), Edmund Kemper (1948), Kathryn Bigelow (1951), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), and Roger Zelazny (1937).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Douglas Fairbanks ranks 292Before him are Vincent Price (1911), Jane Russell (1921), Joanne Woodward (1930), Guy Williams (1924), Ernie Hudson (1945), and William H. Macy (1950). After him are Hattie McDaniel (1893), Tom Berenger (1949), Brooke Shields (1965), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), Richard Barthelmess (1895), and Kyle MacLachlan (1959).

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