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Elisha Cook Jr.

1903 - 1995

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Elisha Vanslyck Cook Jr. (December 26, 1903 – May 18, 1995) was an American character actor famed for his work in films noir. According to Bill Georgaris of They Shoot Pictures, Don't They, Cook appeared in a total of 21 films noir, more than any other actor or actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elisha Cook Jr. has received more than 1,019,025 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Elisha Cook Jr. is the 4,788th most popular actor (down from 4,463rd in 2019), the 7,120th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,935th in 2019) and the 2,231st most popular American Actor.

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  • 45.69

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Elisha Cook Jr. ranks 4,788 out of 9,996Before him are Erwin Geschonneck, Ariane Ascaride, Charisma Carpenter, Jeanette Nolan, Jack Pickford, and Jeetendra. After him are Aras Bulut İynemli, Alina Janowska, Sebastian Cabot, Susi Sánchez, Joe Alwyn, and Milly D'Abbraccio.

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Among people born in 1903, Elisha Cook Jr. ranks 253Before him are Lola Álvarez Bravo, Voldemar Väli, Joseph B. Soloveitchik, Morgan Taylor, Malcolm Muggeridge, and Edgar Bergen. After him are G. Evelyn Hutchinson, Eric A. Havelock, Afanasy Beloborodov, Ali Sastroamidjojo, Millard Mitchell, and Juan Jover. Among people deceased in 1995, Elisha Cook Jr. ranks 229Before him are Élie Bayol, Warren E. Burger, Emmanuel Roblès, Carlos Lapetra, Julio Caro Baroja, and Osvald Käpp. After him are Ted Drake, George Stibitz, Paul A. Rothchild, George Rodger, Fischer Black, and Margita Figuli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elisha Cook Jr. ranks 7,120 out of 18,182Before him are Rob Van Dam (1970), Charisma Carpenter (1970), Jeanette Nolan (1911), Conway Twitty (1933), Karin Slaughter (1971), and James Gunn (1938). After him are George Adams (1940), Bobby Vee (1943), Kagney Linn Karter (1987), Frank Shields (1909), Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882), and Mary Ellen Trainor (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Elisha Cook Jr. ranks 2,231Before him are Edgar Bergen (1903), Lauren Lane (1961), Patricia Wettig (1951), Tracey Walter (1947), Charisma Carpenter (1970), and Jeanette Nolan (1911). After him are Mary Ellen Trainor (1952), Hayden Panettiere (1989), Gil Gerard (1943), Constance Towers (1933), Ilene Woods (1929), and Anna Chlumsky (1980).

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