Eddie Cantor

1892 - 1964

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Eddie Cantor (born Isidore Itzkowitz; January 31, 1892 – October 10, 1964) was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, vaudevillian, actor, and songwriter. Familiar to Broadway, radio, movie, and early television audiences, this "Apostle of Pep" was regarded almost as a family member by millions because his top-rated radio shows revealed intimate stories and amusing anecdotes about his wife Ida and five daughters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Cantor has received more than 1,124,782 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Eddie Cantor is the 3,974th most popular actor (down from 3,472nd in 2019), the 6,189th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,493rd in 2019) and the 1,942nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 58.91

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  • 29

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  • 1.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Eddie Cantor ranks 3,974 out of 10,030Before him are Natalia Bessmertnova, Ellen Albertini Dow, Harve Presnell, Robert Harron, Gilbert Roland, and Maggie Wheeler. After him are Hank Mann, Ben Foster, Piper Perabo, Connie Booth, Cristine Rose, and Mikhail Yefremov.

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Among people born in 1892, Eddie Cantor ranks 192Before him are Archibald MacLeish, Dorothy Garrod, Peggy Wood, Gaetano Belloni, Cuno Hoffmeister, and Gerhard Rohlfs. After him are Rex Ingram, Grigory Shajn, Alfredo Foglino, Donald Wills Douglas Sr., Wendell Willkie, and Werner Bergengruen. Among people deceased in 1964, Eddie Cantor ranks 129Before him are Hans Moser, Lars Christensen, Lillian Copeland, Adolfo Díaz, Luiz Gervazoni, and Reg Parnell. After him are Edith Sitwell, Theodore Freeman, Werner Bergengruen, Johnny Burnette, Axel Norling, and Sakari Tuomioja.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Cantor ranks 6,189 out of 15,968Before him are Ellen Albertini Dow (1913), David Weber (1952), Harve Presnell (1933), Robert Harron (1893), Taboo (1975), and Maggie Wheeler (1961). After him are Robert L. Eichelberger (1886), Ben Foster (1980), Piper Perabo (1976), Louis J. Mordell (1888), Milton Babbitt (1916), and Peter Fleming (1955).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Eddie Cantor ranks 1,942Before him are M. C. Gainey (1948), Josh Lucas (1971), Ellen Albertini Dow (1913), Harve Presnell (1933), Robert Harron (1893), and Maggie Wheeler (1961). After him are Ben Foster (1980), Piper Perabo (1976), Connie Booth (1944), Cristine Rose (1951), Julie Benz (1972), and Lori Petty (1963).

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