Eli Wallach

1915 - 2014

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Eli Herschel Wallach (; December 7, 1915 – June 24, 2014) was an American film, television, and stage actor from New York City. From his 1945 Broadway debut to his last film appearance, Wallach's entertainment career spanned 69 years. Originally trained in stage acting, he became "one of the greatest character actors ever to appear on stage and screen" and ultimately garnered over 90 film credits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eli Wallach has received more than 6,075,086 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Eli Wallach is the 147th most popular actor (down from 135th in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from United States (down from 266th in 2019) and the 77th most popular American Actor.

Eli Wallach is most famous for his role as "Tuco" in the movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

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  • 6.1M

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  • 57

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  • 5.95

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  • 4.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Eli Wallach ranks 147 out of 10,030Before him are Paul Walker, Charlotte Rampling, Joe Pesci, Peter Ustinov, Spencer Tracy, and Ian Holm. After him are Fred Astaire, Christopher Walken, Audie Murphy, Anouk Aimée, Rutger Hauer, and Jim Carrey.

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Among people born in 1915, Eli Wallach ranks 12Before him are David Rockefeller, Roland Barthes, Vasily Zaitsev, Moshe Dayan, Orson Welles, and Arthur Miller. After him are Paul Samuelson, Yitzhak Shamir, Jerome Bruner, Sviatoslav Richter, Paul Tibbets, and Joachim Peiper. Among people deceased in 2014, Eli Wallach ranks 10Before him are Eusébio, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Eduard Shevardnadze, Claudio Abbado, Joe Cocker, and Shirley Temple. After him are Wojciech Jaruzelski, Nadine Gordimer, Luis Aragonés, Hiroo Onoda, Richard Kiel, and Jacques Le Goff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eli Wallach ranks 286 out of 15,968Before him are Tim Cook (1960), Spencer Tracy (1900), Brian De Palma (1940), Jimmy Wales (1966), Man Ray (1890), and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947). After him are Fred Astaire (1899), Jack Ruby (1911), Christopher Walken (1943), Paul Samuelson (1915), George Herbert Mead (1863), and Audie Murphy (1925).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Eli Wallach ranks 77Before him are Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), Bette Davis (1908), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Paul Walker (1973), Joe Pesci (1943), and Spencer Tracy (1900). After him are Fred Astaire (1899), Christopher Walken (1943), Audie Murphy (1925), Liza Minnelli (1946), Cameron Diaz (1972), and Sandra Bullock (1964).

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