Glenn Ford

1916 - 2006

Glenn Ford

Gwyllyn Samuel Newton "Glenn" Ford (May 1, 1916 – August 30, 2006) was a Canadian-American actor best known for playing ordinary men in unusual circumstances. Ford was most prominent during Hollywood's Golden Age as one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, who had a career that lasted more than 50 years. Although he played in many genres of movies, some of his most significant roles were in the film noirs Gilda (1946) and The Big Heat (1953), and the high school angst film Blackboard Jungle (1955). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Ford has received more than 3,111,824 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 678th most popular actor.

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  • 41

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  • 2.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Glenn Ford ranks 674 out of 8,832Before him are Barbara Bel Geddes, Rade Šerbedžija, Emmy Göring, Jackie Coogan, Karen Grassle, and Tim Roth. After him are Michael Nyqvist, Patrick Dempsey, Lita Grey, Eva Marie Saint, Katharina Schratt, and Margot Robbie.

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Among people born in 1916, Glenn Ford ranks 53Before him are Dino Risi, Raf Vallone, Abdul Rahman Arif, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Henri Dutilleux, and Georg Henrik von Wright. After him are Lilian, Princess of Réthy, Saburō Sakai, Alberto Ginastera, Léo Ferré, Consuelo Velázquez, and Masaki Kobayashi. Among people deceased in 2006, Glenn Ford ranks 56Before him are Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Sven Nykvist, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Aaron Spelling, Lillian Asplund, and Ta Mok. After him are Joachim Fest, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Mariska Veres, Claude Jade, James Van Allen, and Floyd Patterson.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Glenn Ford ranks 53 out of 840Before him are Joni Mitchell (1943), Drake (1986), Lois Maxwell (1927), Elizabeth Arden (1878), Henry Taube (1915), and Ryan Reynolds (1976). After him are Avril Lavigne (1984), Conrad Bain (1923), Sidney Altman (1939), William Vickrey (1914), Jean Vanier (1928), and James Randi (1928).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Glenn Ford ranks 12Before him are William Shatner (1931), Pamela Anderson (1967), Mary Pickford (1892), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Lois Maxwell (1927), and Ryan Reynolds (1976). After him are Conrad Bain (1923), Ryan Gosling (1980), Mack Sennett (1880), Rachel McAdams (1978), Geneviève Bujold (1942), and Mike Myers (1963).