Frank Welker

1946 - Today

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Franklin Wendell Welker (born March 12, 1946) is an American actor, voice actor, impressionist and former stand-up comedian, with a career spanning nearly six decades. He is best known for voicing Fred Jones in the Scooby-Doo franchise since its inception in 1969, and Scooby-Doo himself since 2002. In 2020, Welker reprised the latter role in the CGI-animated film Scoob!, the only original actor from the series in the movie's cast. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Welker has received more than 4,598,103 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Welker is the 2,492nd most popular actor (down from 1,858th in 2019), the 4,107th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,230th in 2019) and the 1,214th most popular American Actor.

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  • 62.13

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  • 42

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  • 1.92

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  • 5.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Frank Welker ranks 2,492 out of 10,030. Before him are Murray Hamilton, Vidya Balan, Paul Wegener, Murray Head, Fernando Colunga, and Leila Abashidze. After him are Mayumi Tanaka, Kajol, Ioan Gruffudd, Tuba Büyüküstün, Neve Campbell, and Jon Polito.

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Among people born in 1946, Frank Welker ranks 261Before him are Colin Burgess, Nicole Garcia, Anatoliy Banishevskiy, Eugene Levy, Slim Borgudd, and Murray Head. After him are Piet Schrijvers, Mick Ronson, Roselyne Bachelot, Luis Puenzo, Gérard Grisey, and Andreas Katsulas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Welker ranks 4,107 out of 15,968. Before him are Cynthia Rhodes (1956), Murray Hamilton (1923), Vonda N. McIntyre (1948), Bruce Sterling (1954), Raymond Smith Dugan (1878), and Cecil Taylor (1929). After him are Cyrus McCormick (1809), Donny Hathaway (1945), Victoria Woodhull (1838), John Zerzan (1943), Kerry King (1964), and Chuck Grassley (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frank Welker ranks 1,214Before him are Sarah Clarke (1972), Arthur O'Connell (1908), Tom Mix (1880), Wil Wheaton (1972), Cynthia Rhodes (1956), and Murray Hamilton (1923). After him are Jon Polito (1950), Bruce Cabot (1904), Doug Jones (1960), Joe Dallesandro (1948), Herbert Ross (1927), and Ty Burrell (1967).

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