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Fernando Poe Jr.

1939 - 2004

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Ronald Allan Kelley Poe (August 20, 1939 – December 14, 2004), known professionally as Fernando Poe Jr., and often referred to by his initials FPJ, was a Filipino actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, and politician. His long and successful career as an action star earned him the nickname "Da King" (i.e. the "King of Philippine movies"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fernando Poe Jr. has received more than 1,368,118 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Fernando Poe Jr. is the 8,629th most popular actor (down from 6,790th in 2019), the 85th most popular biography from Philippines (down from 57th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Filipino Actor.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 36.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Fernando Poe Jr. ranks 8,629 out of 9,996Before him are Paris Jackson, Song Ha-yoon, Anissa Jones, Anushka Sharma, Merritt Wever, and Wayne Morris. After him are Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Nicholas Bishop, Robert Osborne, Mimi Keene, Bernard Blancan, and Mylène Jampanoï.

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Among people born in 1939, Fernando Poe Jr. ranks 533Before him are Peter Goldreich, Eddie Kendricks, Lino Brocka, Dorothy Shirley, D. C. Fontana, and Zelmo Beaty. After him are Leon Brittan, Barry Mann, Jim Baxter, John H. Sununu, Dudley Storey, and Bob Armstrong. Among people deceased in 2004, Fernando Poe Jr. ranks 290Before him are Henry Cockburn, Hiram Fong, Richard Biggs, Rodger Ward, Eleanor Holm, and Pacita Abad. After him are Eddie Hopkinson, Brenda Fassie, Alphonso Ford, Dennis Wilshaw, Yash Johar, and Salvador Laurel.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Fernando Poe Jr. ranks 85 out of 126Before him are Rufino Santos (1908), Lino Brocka (1939), Juan Ponce Enrile (1924), Joey Santiago (1965), Gloria Diaz (1951), and Pacita Abad (1946). After him are Dolphy (1928), Noli de Castro (1949), José Villanueva (1913), Bella Poarch (1997), Miguel White (1909), and Charmane Star (1979).

Among ACTORS In Philippines

Among actors born in Philippines, Fernando Poe Jr. ranks 5Before him are Lou Diamond Phillips (1962), Efren Reyes (1954), Reggie Lee (1975), and Lea Salonga (1971). After him are Nora Aunor (1953), Sayaka Akimoto (1988), Regine Velasquez (1970), Sarah Geronimo (1988), Daniel Padilla (1995), Kathryn Bernardo (1996), and Nadine Lustre (1993).

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