George Clooney

1961 - Today

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George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and philanthropist. He is the recipient of three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, one for acting in Syriana (2006) and the other for co-producing Argo (2012). In 2018, he was the recipient of the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award.Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide recognition in his role as Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Clooney has received more than 23,239,119 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). George Clooney is the 201st most popular actor (down from 179th in 2019), the 390th most popular biography from United States (down from 353rd in 2019) and the 98th 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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  • 23M

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  • 75.42

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  • 97

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  • 7.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, George Clooney ranks 201 out of 10,030Before him are Jacqueline Bisset, Patrick Stewart, Dennis Hopper, Jeremy Irons, Lucia Bosè, and Kathy Bates. After him are Angela Lansbury, Paulette Goddard, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeff Bridges, Janet Leigh, and Sharon Stone.

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Among people born in 1961, George Clooney ranks 3Before him are Barack Obama and Diana, Princess of Wales. After him are Michael J. Fox, Lothar Matthäus, Stephen Hillenburg, Bill de Blasio, Eddie Murphy, Ilham Aliyev, Nadia Comăneci, Enya, and Peter Jackson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Clooney ranks 390 out of 15,968Before him are Carl David Anderson (1905), Paul Ekman (1934), Chuck Jones (1912), Ralph Lauren (1939), Kathy Bates (1948), and Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804). After him are James Buchanan (1791), Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936), Charles Goodyear (1800), Willis Carrier (1876), Alexander Calder (1898), and Paulette Goddard (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, George Clooney ranks 98Before him are Jerry Lewis (1926), Angelina Jolie (1975), Anthony Perkins (1932), Montgomery Clift (1920), Dennis Hopper (1936), and Kathy Bates (1948). After him are Paulette Goddard (1910), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), Sharon Stone (1958), and Doris Day (1922).

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