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Eric Braeden

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Eric Braeden (born Hans-Jörg Gudegast; April 3, 1941) is a German-born film and television actor, known for his roles as Victor Newman on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, as Hans Dietrich in the 1960s TV series The Rat Patrol, Dr. Charles Forbin in Colossus: The Forbin Project, as Dr. Otto Hasslein in Escape from the Planet of the Apes, and as John Jacob Astor IV in the 1997 film Titanic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Braeden has received more than 3,813,959 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Eric Braeden is the 1,717th most popular actor (up from 2,123rd in 2019), the 2,335th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,743rd in 2019) and the 50th most popular German Actor.

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  • 25

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  • 2.56

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  • 3.51

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Among actors, Eric Braeden ranks 1,717 out of 9,996Before him are Aleksey Batalov, Ricardo Darín, Nell Gwyn, Mario Brega, John Hannah, and Dilip Kumar. After him are Étienne Decroux, Jaya Bachchan, Vera Fischer, Julie Delpy, Octavia Spencer, and Joan Bennett.

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Among people born in 1941, Eric Braeden ranks 180Before him are Myron Scholes, Beniamino Stella, Denys Arcand, Yoshiyuki Tomino, Geoff Hurst, and Théoneste Bagosora. After him are Hagen Kleinert, Edmund Stoiber, Ignazio Giunti, Umberto Bossi, Dana Ivey, and Esther Ofarim.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eric Braeden ranks 2,335 out of 6,142Before him are Udo Lindenberg (1946), Korbinian Brodmann (1868), Gottfried Heinrich Bach (1724), Karl Brugmann (1849), Mario Gómez (1985), and Paul de Lagarde (1827). After him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (1745), Wilhelm Peters (1815), Edmund Stoiber (1941), Johann Heinrich Schulze (1687), Ulrich Graf (1878), and Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt (1901).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Eric Braeden ranks 50Before him are Uta Hagen (1919), George Dzundza (1945), Ulrich Mühe (1953), Marianne Koch (1931), Heinz Rühmann (1902), and Hans Albers (1891). After him are Werner Krauss (1884), Rosa Albach-Retty (1874), Götz George (1938), Sebastian Koch (1962), Gustav Fröhlich (1902), and Fritz Wepper (1941).

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