Duane Jones

1937 - 1988

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Duane L. Jones (February 2, 1937 – July 22, 1988) was an American actor and theatre director, best known for his leading role as Ben in the 1968 horror film Night of the Living Dead. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duane Jones has received more than 476,307 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Duane Jones is the 4,453rd most popular actor (down from 4,389th in 2019), the 6,921st most popular biography from United States and the 2,184th most popular American Actor.

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  • 480k

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  • 57.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Duane Jones ranks 4,453 out of 10,030. Before him are Kareena Kapoor, Estelle Winwood, Saffron Burrows, Melissa Benoist, Matt Craven, and Jake Weber. After him are Jason Sudeikis, Barret Oliver, Yasmine Bleeth, Laraine Day, Joe Spano, and Sophia Bush.

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Among people born in 1937, Duane Jones ranks 348Before him are Anatoly Karatsuba, Hassan Habibi, Joanna Russ, Ferenc Kósa, Guido Vildoso, and Garrett Morris. After him are Nina Companeez, Matthew Carter, James MacArthur, Lothar Späth, Claude Allègre, and Manoj Kumar. Among people deceased in 1988, Duane Jones ranks 167Before him are Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson, Henry Johansen, William McMahon, Bernard Leene, Mike Beuttler, and Louis L'Amour. After him are I. A. L. Diamond, Colleen Moore, Hilda Gobbi, Sten Suvio, Rudolf Gramlich, and Ralph Meeker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Duane Jones ranks 6,921 out of 15,968. Before him are Meg Cabot (1967), Mark Esper (1964), Barbara Boxer (1940), Gregory La Cava (1892), Chico Hamilton (1921), and Robin Hartshorne (1938). After him are Aileen Riggin (1906), Jason Sudeikis (1975), George Thorogood (1950), Barret Oliver (1973), Yasmine Bleeth (1968), and Laraine Day (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Duane Jones ranks 2,184Before him are Mark Blum (1950), Danny Lloyd (1972), Gailard Sartain (1946), Jane Powell (1929), Gil Birmingham (1953), and Melissa Benoist (1988). After him are Jason Sudeikis (1975), Barret Oliver (1973), Yasmine Bleeth (1968), Laraine Day (1920), Joe Spano (1946), and Sophia Bush (1982).

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