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Gary Busey

1944 - Today

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Gary Busey (; born June 29, 1944) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story (1978), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor. His other starring roles include A Star is Born (1976), D.C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gary Busey has received more than 9,478,676 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Gary Busey is the 913th most popular actor (down from 772nd in 2019), the 1,675th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,451st in 2019) and the 454th most popular American Actor.

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  • 9.5M

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  • 58.66

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  • 37

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  • 3.22

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  • 4.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gary Busey ranks 913 out of 9,996Before him are Jennifer Lawrence, Rod Taylor, Sônia Braga, Lee Remick, Matthew Perry, and Jennifer Grey. After him are Kathleen Turner, Grace Zabriskie, Max Schreck, Stewart Granger, David Graf, and Olga Knipper.

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Among people born in 1944, Gary Busey ranks 106Before him are Peter Tosh, Michelle Phillips, Erwin Neher, W. G. Sebald, Patrick Depailler, and Roger Daltrey. After him are Frank Oz, Daniel Pennac, Michael Nyman, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, Chico Buarque, and Kiri Te Kanawa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gary Busey ranks 1,675 out of 18,182Before him are William C. Durant (1861), Temple Grandin (1947), Matthew Perry (1969), Jennifer Grey (1960), Sonny Bono (1935), and Kenneth G. Wilson (1936). After him are Lillian Asplund (1906), Kenneth Waltz (1924), Kathleen Turner (1954), Grace Zabriskie (1941), John B. Calhoun (1917), and Sixto Rodriguez (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gary Busey ranks 454Before him are Wes Studi (1947), Mildred Harris (1901), Jennifer Lawrence (1990), Lee Remick (1935), Matthew Perry (1969), and Jennifer Grey (1960). After him are Kathleen Turner (1954), Grace Zabriskie (1941), David Graf (1950), Randolph Scott (1898), Chris Evans (1981), and Michael Dudikoff (1954).

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