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Ed Boon

1964 - Today

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Ed Boon (born February 22, 1964) is an American video game programmer, voice actor, and director. Boon was employed for over 15 years at Midway Games. Since 2011, he has worked for Warner Bros. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ed Boon has received more than 1,272,708 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ed Boon is the 37th most popular game designer (up from 39th in 2019), the 10,547th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,032nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Game Designer.

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  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among GAME DESIGNERS

Among game designers, Ed Boon ranks 37 out of 56Before him are Yuji Horii, Yuji Naka, Hideki Kamiya, Ron Gilbert, Roberta Williams, and Scott Cawthon. After him are Kazunori Yamauchi, Al Lowe, Naoto Ohshima, Chris Taylor, Carol Shaw, and David Cage.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Ed Boon ranks 437Before him are Makharbek Khadartsev, Valentina Yegorova, Jan Josef Liefers, Christa Miller, Amit Shah, and Jan Kounen. After him are Fareed Zakaria, Janeane Garofalo, Henry Maske, Simon Singh, Dot Jones, and Sylvie Goulard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ed Boon ranks 10,547 out of 18,182Before him are Timothy M. Dolan (1950), Tom Forman (1893), Meredith Monroe (1969), Tom Dowd (1925), Wallace Smith Broecker (1931), and Simon Cameron (1799). After him are Dick Butkus (1942), Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (1817), Maxine Singer (1931), Todd Solondz (1959), Alice Marble (1913), and Black Francis (1965).

Among GAME DESIGNERS In United States

Among game designers born in United States, Ed Boon ranks 13Before him are John Carmack (1970), John Romero (1967), Dave Arneson (1947), Ron Gilbert (1964), Roberta Williams (1953), and Scott Cawthon (1971). After him are Carol Shaw (1955), Tim Schafer (1967), Todd Howard (1971), Michael Morhaime (1967), Jordan Mechner (1964), and Mark Cerny (1964).

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