Glen A. Larson

1937 - 2014

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Glen Albert Larson (January 3, 1937 – November 14, 2014) was an American musician, television producer, writer and director. His best known work in television was as the creator of the television series Alias Smith and Jones, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Quincy, M.E., The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, B. J. and the Bear, The Fall Guy, Magnum, P.I. and Knight Rider. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glen A. Larson has received more than 616,829 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Glen A. Larson is the 3,218th most popular writer (down from 3,189th in 2019), the 4,216th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,996th in 2019) and the 373rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 21

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  • 3.06

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  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Glen A. Larson ranks 3,218 out of 5,794Before him are Laura Mancinelli, Mário de Sá-Carneiro, Anne Tyler, Penelope Fitzgerald, Jean-François de La Harpe, and Rosemary Sutcliff. After him are Yasmina Khadra, Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Andrew Marvell, Takeo Arishima, Luigi Capuana, and Simin Behbahani.

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Among people born in 1937, Glen A. Larson ranks 227Before him are David Mumford, Hans Cieslarczyk, Richard Marquand, Edita Piekha, Vlatko Marković, and Detto Mariano. After him are Daniel McFadden, John Phillip Law, Jiří Dienstbier, Klim Churyumov, Guy Marchand, and Carlo Mazzone. Among people deceased in 2014, Glen A. Larson ranks 164Before him are Jeremy Thorpe, Knut Nystedt, James R. Schlesinger, Ryhor Baradulin, Ian Paisley, and Jean Béliveau. After him are Simin Behbahani, James Rebhorn, Josep Maria Subirachs, Jaime Lusinchi, Henning Carlsen, and Julio Abbadie.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glen A. Larson ranks 4,216 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Hanssen (1944), William R. King (1786), Carl Spaatz (1891), Tony Randall (1920), Timothy Olyphant (1968), and Irving Cummings (1888). After him are Kathy Najimy (1957), Moses Finley (1912), Adolph Gottlieb (1903), Sean S. Cunningham (1941), Emily Deschanel (1976), and Gregory Olsen (1945).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Glen A. Larson ranks 373Before him are Henrietta Szold (1860), Cotton Mather (1663), Emma Lazarus (1849), Howard Pyle (1853), Robert Ettinger (1918), and Anne Tyler (1941). After him are A. Merritt (1884), James Thurber (1894), James Salter (1925), Jeff Lindsay (1952), Mercedes de Acosta (1892), and Cordwainer Smith (1913).