Gösta Ekman

1890 - 1938

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Frans Gösta Viktor Ekman (28 December 1890 – 12 January 1938) was a Swedish actor. Generally spoken of as Swedish theatre's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theatre. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the status of a living legend. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gösta Ekman has received more than 98,405 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Gösta Ekman is the 2,189th most popular actor (down from 1,971st in 2019), the 396th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 386th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Swedish Actor.

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  • 62.92

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gösta Ekman ranks 2,189 out of 10,030Before him are Rooney Mara, Shu Qi, Claire Trevor, Thomas Haden Church, Hume Cronyn, and John Mills. After him are Queen Latifah, Susannah York, John C. McGinley, Burl Ives, Marie-José Nat, and Dana Ivey.

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Among people born in 1890, Gösta Ekman ranks 111Before him are Fritz Busch, Dion Fortune, Mustafa Shokay, Ahmad Kasravi, Arthur Holmes, and Walter Hasenclever. After him are Rachel Bluwstein, Harold Spencer Jones, Frank Morgan, Mauno Pekkala, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz, and André-Louis Danjon. Among people deceased in 1938, Gösta Ekman ranks 110Before him are Miguel Cabanellas, Abdurauf Fitrat, Marie-Joseph Lagrange, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Prince Johann Georg of Saxony, and John Flanagan. After him are Lampião, Jānis Rudzutaks, Erik Werenskiold, Branislaw Tarashkyevich, Egon Friedell, and Leopoldo Lugones.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gösta Ekman ranks 396 out of 1,296Before him are Nils von Kantzow (1885), Ivan Eklind (1905), Carl Milles (1875), Arvid Lindman (1862), Gunnar Ekelöf (1907), and Ernst Josephson (1851). After him are Stefan Johansson (1956), Gideon Ståhlberg (1908), Richard Bergh (1858), Anne Sofie von Otter (1955), Charles De Geer (1720), and Lena Endre (1955).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Gösta Ekman ranks 35Before him are Alexander Skarsgård (1976), Gunnel Lindblom (1931), Björn Andrésen (1955), Sofia Helin (1972), Alicia Vikander (1988), and Rolf Lassgård (1955). After him are Lena Endre (1955), Mai Zetterling (1925), Gösta Ekman (1939), Lena Nyman (1944), Jarl Kulle (1927), and Joel Kinnaman (1979).

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