Farley Granger

1925 - 2011

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Farley Earle Granger Jr. (July 1, 1925 – March 27, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his two collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock: Rope in 1948 and Strangers on a Train in 1951. Granger was first noticed in a small stage production in Hollywood by a Goldwyn casting director, and given a significant role in The North Star (1943), a controversial film praising the Soviet Union at the height of World War II, but later condemned for its political bias. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farley Granger has received more than 1,587,110 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Farley Granger is the 2,088th most popular actor (down from 1,787th in 2019), the 3,445th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,117th in 2019) and the 1,001st most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Farley Granger ranks 2,088 out of 9,996Before him are Nicollette Sheridan, Jacky Cheung, Rodrigo Santoro, Dana Andrews, Jill Clayburgh, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. After him are Franco Interlenghi, Heather Graham, Zeppo Marx, Jim Kelly, Olga Kurylenko, and Julieta Serrano.

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Among people born in 1925, Farley Granger ranks 173Before him are Jimmy Smith, René Moawad, Elmore Leonard, Nancy Roman, Jørgen Ingmann, and Eleonora Rossi Drago. After him are Giovanni Spadolini, Julie Harris, Edward Gorey, Michael Dummett, Serge Dassault, and Krishna Sobti. Among people deceased in 2011, Farley Granger ranks 129Before him are Anne McCaffrey, Peter Yates, Loriot, Jesús María Pereda, Clarence Clemons, and Randy Savage. After him are María Elena Walsh, James Hillman, Lawrence Eagleburger, María Mercader, John Paul Getty III, and Michael Dummett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Farley Granger ranks 3,445 out of 18,182Before him are Geraldine Farrar (1882), Paul Giamatti (1967), Alexander Vandegrift (1887), Dana Andrews (1909), Jon Krakauer (1954), and Jill Clayburgh (1944). After him are Bob Seger (1945), Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878), Ross Perot (1930), Heather Graham (1970), Zeppo Marx (1901), and Jim Kelly (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Farley Granger ranks 1,001Before him are Ben Turpin (1869), Jessica Walter (1941), Geraldine Farrar (1882), Paul Giamatti (1967), Dana Andrews (1909), and Jill Clayburgh (1944). After him are Heather Graham (1970), Zeppo Marx (1901), Jim Kelly (1946), John C. McGinley (1959), David Doyle (1929), and Anne Heche (1969).

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