George Clooney

1961 - Today

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George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for his work in both blockbuster and independent films, he has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, a British Academy Film Award and four Golden Globe Awards. His honors include the Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Clooney has received more than 34,706,793 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). George Clooney is the 226th most popular actor (up from 237th in 2019), the 426th most popular biography from United States (up from 439th in 2019) and the 108th most popular American Actor.

George Clooney is most famous for his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the NBC medical drama ER.

Memorability Metrics

  • 35M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 101

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, George Clooney ranks 226 out of 13,578Before him are John Hurt, Laura Antonelli, Kim Basinger, Natalie Wood, Jessica Lange, and Peter Fonda. After him are Ed Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Widmark, Liv Ullmann, and Dennis Hopper.

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Among people born in 1961, George Clooney ranks 6Before him are Diana, Princess of Wales, Barack Obama, Yevgeny Prigozhin, Ilham Aliyev, and Lothar Matthäus. After him are Stephen Hillenburg, Nadia Comăneci, Eddie Murphy, Joko Widodo, Michael J. Fox, and Enya.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Clooney ranks 426 out of 20,380Before him are Kim Basinger (1953), Natalie Wood (1938), Ed Gein (1906), Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), and John R. Bolton (1948). After him are Ed Harris (1950), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Hugh Hefner (1926), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Millard Fillmore (1800), and Lewis H. Morgan (1818).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, George Clooney ranks 108Before him are Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), James Hong (1929), Kim Basinger (1953), Natalie Wood (1938), Jessica Lange (1949), and Peter Fonda (1940). After him are Ed Harris (1950), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Richard Widmark (1914), Dennis Hopper (1936), Lauren Bacall (1924), and Viggo Mortensen (1958).

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