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Ernest Cline

1972 - Today

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Ernest Christy Cline (born March 29, 1972) is an American science fiction novelist, slam poet, and screenwriter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Cline has received more than 1,912,024 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ernest Cline is the 5,854th most popular writer (down from 5,317th in 2019), the 11,069th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,686th in 2019) and the 844th most popular American Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Ernest Cline ranks 5,854 out of 5,755Before him are Denise Levertov, Abby Mann, Klas Östergren, William Collins, Zadie Smith, and Dmitry Bykov. After him are James Bowen, George Peele, Naomi Novik, Claudio Rodriguez Fer, Christian Prudhomme, and Saunders Lewis.

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Among people born in 1972, Ernest Cline ranks 378Before him are Jesper Strömblad, David Silveria, Pierre Amine Gemayel, Takanohana Kōji, Vassilios Tsiartas, and Sammi Cheng. After him are Jani Soininen, Taylor Hawkins, Àlex Brendemühl, Matthew Rush, Piotr Świerczewski, and Andriy Husin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ernest Cline ranks 11,069 out of 18,182Before him are Paul George (1990), Don Cornelius (1936), Asa Hutchinson (1950), Tamara Dobson (1947), Amy Grant (1960), and Jesse Jackson Jr. (1965). After him are Constance Wu (1982), Guy Mitchell (1927), Walt Kelly (1913), Tamara E. Jernigan (1959), Tim Keller (1950), and Thora Birch (1982).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Ernest Cline ranks 844Before him are John Patrick Shanley (1950), Steven S. DeKnight (1910), Frederica Sagor Maas (1900), Dave Eggers (1970), S. E. Hinton (1948), and Abby Mann (1927). After him are Naomi Novik (1973), Ellen Glasgow (1873), Jill Abramson (1954), Hanya Yanagihara (1974), Katie Couric (1957), and Norman Podhoretz (1930).