Gig Young

1913 - 1978

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Gig Young (born Byron Elsworth Barr; November 4, 1913 – October 19, 1978) was an American actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gig Young has received more than 2,100,876 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Gig Young is the 2,571st most popular actor (down from 1,742nd in 2019), the 4,223rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,071st in 2019) and the 1,257th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gig Young ranks 2,571 out of 10,030Before him are Kathy Najimy, Michelle Fairley, Behrouz Vossoughi, Alec McCowen, Lino Banfi, and Emily Deschanel. After him are Mädchen Amick, Adam Cheng, Hind Rostom, Holger Meins, Patti LuPone, and Helena Modjeska.

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Among people born in 1913, Gig Young ranks 156Before him are Jean Nicolas, Gustaaf Deloor, Renato Castellani, Walter Andreas Schwarz, Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz, and Georges Candilis. After him are John Kitzmiller, Cordwainer Smith, Vince Lombardi, Harald Edelstam, Salvador Artigas, and Otto Wichterle. Among people deceased in 1978, Gig Young ranks 121Before him are José Gonzalvo, Jean Nicolas, Juan Evaristo, Federico Chávez, Mary Blair, and Rubén Morán. After him are Mária Mednyánszky, Claude Dauphin, Henryk Zygalski, Costante Girardengo, Ivan Tyulenev, and Bernhard Karlgren.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gig Young ranks 4,223 out of 15,968Before him are Kathy Najimy (1957), Moses Finley (1912), Adolph Gottlieb (1903), Sean S. Cunningham (1941), Emily Deschanel (1976), and Gregory Olsen (1945). After him are Mädchen Amick (1970), Charles Dillon Perrine (1867), Louis Jordan (1908), Larry Brown (1940), Patti LuPone (1949), and Mathew Brady (1822).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gig Young ranks 1,257Before him are Hank Azaria (1964), Tony Randall (1920), Timothy Olyphant (1968), Irving Cummings (1888), Kathy Najimy (1957), and Emily Deschanel (1976). After him are Mädchen Amick (1970), Patti LuPone (1949), Terrence Howard (1969), Zeppo Marx (1901), Angélica María (1943), and Brooke Adams (1949).

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