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George Clooney

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George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, four Golden Globe Awards, and two Academy Awards; one for his acting and the other as a producer. He has been honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2015, the Honorary César in 2017, AFI Life Achievement Award in 2018, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2022.Clooney started his career in television, gaining wide recognition in his role as Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Clooney has received more than 30,367,832 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia. George Clooney is the 238th most popular actor (down from 201st in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from United States (down from 390th in 2019) and the 118th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 30M

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  • 67.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 97

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, George Clooney ranks 238 out of 9,996Before him are Gérard Philipe, Mireille Darc, Willem Dafoe, Jessica Lange, Viggo Mortensen, and Kim Basinger. After him are Ian McShane, Stellan Skarsgård, Joan Crawford, Joan Fontaine, Montgomery Clift, and Annie Girardot.

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Among people born in 1961, George Clooney ranks 4Before him are Barack Obama, Diana, Princess of Wales, and Ilham Aliyev. After him are Stephen Hillenburg, Lothar Matthäus, Michael J. Fox, Nadia Comăneci, Eddie Murphy, Enya, Bill de Blasio, and Carl Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Clooney ranks 439 out of 18,182Before him are Viggo Mortensen (1958), Katherine Johnson (1918), Kim Basinger (1953), Robert Zemeckis (1952), Babe Ruth (1895), and Oliver Stone (1946). After him are Stephen Hillenburg (1961), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Joan Crawford (1904), Louisa May Alcott (1832), Gordon Allport (1897), and Tennessee Williams (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, George Clooney ranks 118Before him are Harold Ramis (1944), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Willem Dafoe (1955), Jessica Lange (1949), Viggo Mortensen (1958), and Kim Basinger (1953). After him are Joan Crawford (1904), Montgomery Clift (1920), Glenn Close (1947), Pat Morita (1932), Sharon Stone (1958), and Dennis Hopper (1936).

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