Elmer Rice

1892 - 1967

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Elmer Rice (born Elmer Leopold Reizenstein, September 28, 1892 – May 8, 1967) was an American playwright. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elmer Rice has received more than 136,218 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Elmer Rice is the 3,924th most popular writer (up from 5,119th in 2019), the 5,100th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,825th in 2019) and the 418th most popular American Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Street Scene
The adding machine
Drama, Scripts
The national standard squab book
Pigeons, Accessible book
A new life
The living theatre
On trial

Page views of Elmer Rices by language

Over the past year Elmer Rice has had the most page views in the with 14,324 views, followed by Spanish (1,363), and German (1,267). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swahili (93.18%), Finnish (92.79%), and Egyptian Arabic (74.81%)


Among writers, Elmer Rice ranks 3,924 out of 7,302Before him are Gustaf Fröding, Irakli Abashidze, Katherine Anne Porter, Taranatha, Moa Martinson, and Nuruddin Farah. After him are Max Lange, Humayun Ahmed, Dževad Karahasan, Jędrzej Śniadecki, Petko Slaveykov, and Betti Alver.

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Among people born in 1892, Elmer Rice ranks 184Before him are Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Jonni Myyrä, Fritz Kortner, Mahadev Desai, Kiyotake Kawaguchi, and Luis Trenker. After him are Pierre Frieden, Lydia Lopokova, Antonio María Barbieri, Hal Roach, Ólafur Thors, and Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji. Among people deceased in 1967, Elmer Rice ranks 165Before him are Edward Chamberlin, Samad Behrangi, Zhou Zuoren, Vlastimil Kopecký, André Cluytens, and Ramón Encinas. After him are Oskar Maria Graf, Erick-Oskar Hansen, Ad Reinhardt, Antonio Riberi, Lajos Kassák, and Holcombe Ward.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elmer Rice ranks 5,100 out of 20,380Before him are Donald Keene (1922), Elizabeth Jane Gardner (1837), Mae Murray (1885), Taryn Power (1953), Jonathan Winters (1925), and David Patrick Kelly (1951). After him are Danai Gurira (1978), Robert Picardo (1953), Andrew Mellon (1855), Rosa Ponselle (1897), Pat Buchanan (1938), and Bradford Dillman (1930).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Elmer Rice ranks 418Before him are Francis Davis Millet (1848), Lydia Davis (1947), Michael Blake (1945), Carrie Nation (1846), Robert E. Sherwood (1896), and Katherine Anne Porter (1890). After him are Elizabeth Strout (1956), James Thurber (1894), John Norman (1931), Susanna Kaysen (1948), Pauline Kael (1919), and Maxwell Anderson (1888).