Fred Rogers

1928 - 2003

Fred Rogers

Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003), also known as Mister Rogers, was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was the creator, showrunner, and host of the preschool television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which ran from 1968 to 2001. Rogers was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh, and earned a bachelor's degree in music from Rollins College in 1951. He began his television career at NBC in New York, returning to Pittsburgh in 1953 to work for children's programming at NET (later PBS) television station WQED. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Rogers has received more than 20,234,484 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Fred Rogers ranks 15 out of 94Before him are David Letterman, Bear Grylls, Anna Moffo, Ed Sullivan, Walter Cronkite, and Johnny Carson. After him are Christine Chubbuck, Nick Vujicic, Rudi Carrell, Michael Buffer, Sharon Osbourne, and Mike Bongiorno.

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Among people born in 1928, Fred Rogers ranks 193Before him are Alexis Korner, Laurence Harvey, Ethel Kennedy, Aleksey Batalov, Robert Badinter, and Willy Mairesse. After him are Édouard Molinaro, Bella Darvi, Hans Herrmann, Ciriaco De Mita, Kåre Willoch, and Henry Silva. Among people deceased in 2003, Fred Rogers ranks 98Before him are Mongo Santamaría, Alejandro de Tomaso, Howard Fast, Isao Iwabuchi, Michael Kamen, and Canaan Banana. After him are Kerim Kerimov, Guido Crepax, Anita Mui, Karel Kosík, Donald O'Connor, and Constantin Dăscălescu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred Rogers ranks 2,861 out of 12,171Before him are Willy DeVille (1950), Fred Brooks (1931), Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857), Lorenzo Lamas (1958), Edward Herrmann (1943), and Kit Carson (1809). After him are Héctor Lavoe (1946), Robert James Waller (1939), Charles Curtis (1860), James J. Gibson (1904), Jennifer Beals (1963), and Tommy Bolin (1951).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Fred Rogers ranks 11Before him are Alex Jones (1974), David Letterman (1947), Anna Moffo (1932), Ed Sullivan (1901), Walter Cronkite (1916), and Johnny Carson (1925). After him are Mike Bongiorno (1924), Conan O'Brien (1963), Phil McGraw (1950), Howard Stern (1954), Regis Philbin (1931), and Barbara Walters (1929).