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 American football defensive back who played mainly in the American Football League during the 1960s. Williamson is perhaps best known for his 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 1,375,330 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Fred Williamson is the 3,319th most popular actor (up from 3,676th in 2019), the 5,274th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,770th in 2019) and the 1,631st most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 60.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Fred Williamson ranks 3,319 out of 10,030Before him are Anny Duperey, Ashley Tisdale, Rosalinda Celentano, Radha Mitchell, Eve Arden, and Adela Noriega. After him are Tim Matheson, Mikhail Pugovkin, Anthony Mackie, Diana Muldaur, Rekha, and Marsha Mason.

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Among people born in 1938, Fred Williamson ranks 292Before him are Andrey Lukanov, Henk Groot, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Madge Sinclair, Norbert Ratsirahonana, and Sherman Hemsley. After him are Diana Muldaur, John Corigliano, Giuseppe Merisi, Carlos Monsiváis, Gordon Lightfoot, and Marina Ratner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred Williamson ranks 5,274 out of 15,968Before him are Nathanael West (1903), Eve Arden (1908), Victor J. Stenger (1935), Alan Freed (1921), Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor (1879), and Bob Guccione (1930). After him are Jesse Jane (1980), Tim Matheson (1947), Anthony Mackie (1978), Robert Metcalfe (1946), Henry Knox (1750), and Ross the Boss (1954).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Fred Williamson ranks 1,631Before him are Steve Harvey (1957), Rachael Harris (1968), Louise Lasser (1939), James Franciscus (1934), Ashley Tisdale (1985), and Eve Arden (1908). After him are Tim Matheson (1947), Anthony Mackie (1978), Diana Muldaur (1938), Marsha Mason (1942), Billy Crudup (1968), and Judith Light (1949).

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