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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 who had a celebrated career on both stage and screen. With a gruff demeanor and commanding presence, Scott became known for his portrayal of stern but complex authority figures. Described by The Guardian as "a battler and an actor of rare courage". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George C. Scott has received more than 6,214,569 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. George C. Scott is the 861st most popular actor (down from 621st in 2019), the 1,571st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,132nd in 2019) and the 420th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 55

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  • 2.84

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  • 5.74

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Among actors, George C. Scott ranks 861 out of 9,996Before him are Marthe Keller, Diane Lane, Herbert Lom, James Gandolfini, Senta Berger, and Türkan Şoray. After him are Gunnar Björnstrand, Barbara Bouchet, Eric Bana, Robert Hardy, Emmanuelle Béart, and Najwa Nimri.

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Among people born in 1927, George C. Scott ranks 76Before him are Narciso Yepes, Kurt Masur, Marvin Minsky, Steve Ditko, Lucio Fulci, and Jean-Claude Pascal. After him are César Milstein, Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Jerry Stiller, Enzo Bearzot, Dana Elcar, and Jupp Derwall. Among people deceased in 1999, George C. Scott ranks 46Before him are Nathalie Sarraute, Oliver Reed, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Daniel Nathans, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, and Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin. After him are John F. Kennedy Jr., Edward Dmytryk, Fabrizio De André, Joe D'Amato, Bernard Buffet, and Rafael Alberti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George C. Scott ranks 1,571 out of 18,182Before him are Paul Greengard (1925), Julia Child (1912), Diane Lane (1965), James Gandolfini (1961), Lee de Forest (1873), and Joseph Nye (1937). After him are Frederic Edwin Church (1826), Edward W. Morley (1838), Alonzo Church (1903), Bessie Smith (1894), Michael Madsen (1957), and Eazy-E (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, George C. Scott ranks 420Before him are Matt LeBlanc (1967), Michelle Phillips (1944), Tony Shalhoub (1953), John Saxon (1935), Diane Lane (1965), and James Gandolfini (1961). After him are Michael Madsen (1957), Michael Rooker (1955), Sterling Hayden (1916), Macaulay Culkin (1980), Ralph Bellamy (1904), and Lou Ferrigno (1951).

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