George C. Scott

1927 - 1999

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George Campbell Scott (October 18, 1927 – September 22, 1999) was an American actor, director and producer. He had a celebrated career on both stage and screen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George C. Scott has received more than 6,916,833 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). George C. Scott is the 911th most popular actor (down from 858th in 2019), the 1,628th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,571st in 2019) and the 437th most popular American Actor.

George C. Scott is most famous for his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the 1970 film Patton.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, George C. Scott ranks 911 out of 13,578Before him are Edward James Olmos, Karen Allen, Anita Pallenberg, Sônia Braga, Helen Hayes, and David Warner. After him are Bata Živojinović, Luke Perry, Ethel Barrymore, Jackie Coogan, Kyle MacLachlan, and Delphine Seyrig.

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Among people born in 1927, George C. Scott ranks 78Before him are Claude Gensac, Narciso Yepes, Herbert Blomstedt, César Milstein, Steve Ditko, and Kurt Masur. After him are Lucio Fulci, Günter Guillaume, Wadie Haddad, Sabah, Alfredo Kraus, and Margaret Keane. Among people deceased in 1999, George C. Scott ranks 46Before him are Adolfo Bioy Casares, Sarah Knauss, Joe D'Amato, Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Hermine Braunsteiner, and Henri, Count of Paris. After him are Fabrizio De André, Edward Dmytryk, André Martinet, Benjamin Bloom, Barış Manço, and João Figueiredo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George C. Scott ranks 1,628 out of 20,380Before him are Kenneth G. Wilson (1936), Kirk Hammett (1962), Mariah Carey (1969), Helen Hayes (1900), Richard Smalley (1943), and John Sturges (1910). After him are Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Harvey Milk (1930), Luke Perry (1966), Maria Shriver (1955), Edward W. Morley (1838), and Ethel Barrymore (1879).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, George C. Scott ranks 437Before him are Karen Grassle (1942), Barbara Hershey (1948), Cliff Robertson (1923), Edward James Olmos (1947), Karen Allen (1951), and Helen Hayes (1900). After him are Luke Perry (1966), Ethel Barrymore (1879), Jackie Coogan (1914), Kyle MacLachlan (1959), Wes Studi (1947), and Jack Black (1969).

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