Frank Welker

1946 - Today

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Franklin Wendell Welker (born March 12, 1946) is an American actor who specializes in voice acting and has contributed character voices and other vocal effects to television and motion pictures. As of 2022, Welker holds over 860 film, television, and video game credits, making him one of the most prolific voice actors of all time. With a total worldwide box-office gross of $17.4 billion, he is also the third-highest-grossing actor of all time.Welker is best known for voicing Fred Jones in the Scooby-Doo franchise since its inception in 1969, and Scooby-Doo himself since 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Welker has received more than 5,980,007 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Frank Welker is the 2,538th most popular actor (down from 2,490th in 2019), the 4,069th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,105th in 2019) and the 1,211th most popular Actor.

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  • 6.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Frank Welker ranks 2,538 out of 9,996Before him are Maryam d'Abo, Tim Russ, Irene Cara, Lisa Niemi, Holly Marie Combs, and Gérard Darmon. After him are Margaret Hamilton, Kelsey Grammer, Kristen Bell, Paul Wesley, Claudio Brook, and Jackie Earle Haley.

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Among people born in 1946, Frank Welker ranks 266Before him are Anatoliy Banishevskiy, Paul Smith, Roméo Dallaire, Joseph Deiss, Blake Clark, and László Polgár. After him are Andrzej Seweryn, Stan Winston, Gérard Grisey, Mireya Moscoso, William Thurston, and Jeff Wall.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank Welker ranks 4,069 out of 18,182Before him are Antonia Maury (1866), Irene Cara (1959), Lisa Niemi (1956), Holly Marie Combs (1973), Freddie Hubbard (1938), and Paul Rand (1914). After him are Margaret Hamilton (1902), Cyrus McCormick (1809), Horace Parnell Tuttle (1837), Winthrop Rockefeller (1912), Kristen Bell (1980), and La Monte Young (1935).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frank Welker ranks 1,211Before him are Katherine Helmond (1929), Hope Lange (1933), Tim Russ (1956), Irene Cara (1959), Lisa Niemi (1956), and Holly Marie Combs (1973). After him are Margaret Hamilton (1902), Kristen Bell (1980), Paul Wesley (1982), Jackie Earle Haley (1961), Mira Sorvino (1967), and Warren Oates (1928).

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