Ed McBain

1926 - 2005

Ed McBain

Ed McBain (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) was an American author and screenwriter. Born Salvatore Albert Lombino, he legally adopted the name Evan Hunter in 1952. While successful and well known as Evan Hunter, he was even better known as Ed McBain, a name he used for most of his crime fiction, beginning in 1956. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ed McBain has received more than 236,027 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,475th most popular writer.

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  • 240k

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  • 56.57

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Ed McBain ranks 1,474 out of 4,883Before him are Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, Philip José Farmer, Simon Pegg, Alistair MacLean, Polyaenus, and Antoine-Henri Jomini. After him are Augusto Roa Bastos, Vidyapati, Alphonse Allais, Antonio de Nebrija, Oribasius, and Tarjei Vesaas.

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Among people born in 1926, Ed McBain ranks 109Before him are Vasily Arkhipov, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Henry Molaison, Julie Adams, Verner Panton, and Galina Vishnevskaya. After him are Efraín Ríos Montt, Jérôme Lejeune, Don Rickles, Patricia Neal, Hugo Banzer, and Gordon Scott. Among people deceased in 2005, Ed McBain ranks 70Before him are John Garang, Narriman Sadek, Mary Jackson, Victoria de los Ángeles, Dana Elcar, and Urie Bronfenbrenner. After him are Augusto Roa Bastos, Zhang Chunqiao, Álvaro Cunhal, Maurice Trintignant, Amrish Puri, and Kocheril R. Narayanan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ed McBain ranks 1,714 out of 12,171Before him are Helen Hayes (1900), Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. (1868), Temple Grandin (1947), Chuck Yeager (1923), Billy Crystal (1948), and Chris Kyle (1974). After him are Anthony Kiedis (1962), Lloyd Bridges (1913), Hayden White (1928), Frank Borzage (1894), Kathryn Joosten (1939), and Harlow Shapley (1885).