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Fred Williamson

1938 - Today

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Frederick Robert Williamson (born March 5, 1938), also known as "the Hammer", is an American actor and former professional football defensive back who played mainly in the American Football League (AFL) during the 1960s. Williamson has had a busy film career, starring as Tommy Gibbs in the 1973 crime drama film Black Caesar and its sequel Hell Up in Harlem. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Williamson has received more than 1,877,047 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Fred Williamson is the 4,231st most popular actor (down from 3,318th in 2019), the 6,340th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,271st in 2019) and the 1,980th most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Fred Williamson ranks 4,231 out of 9,996Before him are Penn Badgley, Phyllis Allen, Meg Tilly, Lea Padovani, Joanne Whalley, and Edith Evans. After him are Nicholas Clay, Markie Post, Mischa Auer, Sunny Deol, Kurt Fuller, and Jean-François Stévenin.

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Among people born in 1938, Fred Williamson ranks 360Before him are Nikola Kotkov, Gavino Ledda, Kito Lorenc, Jay Garner, Gary Gygax, and Hariprasad Chaurasia. After him are Giorgia Moll, Franco Luambo, Victor Buono, Aquilino Bocos Merino, Yevgeny Nesterenko, and Waheeda Rehman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred Williamson ranks 6,340 out of 18,182Before him are Penn Badgley (1986), Phyllis Allen (1861), Meg Tilly (1960), Rahm Emanuel (1959), Richmond K. Turner (1885), and Elliot See (1927). After him are Markie Post (1950), Aaron Norris (1951), Ron Asheton (1948), Althea Gibson (1927), Kurt Fuller (1953), and Rance Howard (1928).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Fred Williamson ranks 1,980Before him are Jack Colvin (1934), Clint Walker (1927), Jenette Goldstein (1960), Penn Badgley (1986), Phyllis Allen (1861), and Meg Tilly (1960). After him are Markie Post (1950), Kurt Fuller (1953), Rance Howard (1928), Ricardo Antonio Chavira (1971), Greg Germann (1958), and Eddie Cantor (1892).

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