Gordon Scott

1926 - 2007

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Gordon Scott (born Gordon Merrill Werschkul; August 3, 1926 – April 30, 2007) was an American film and television actor known for his portrayal of the fictional character Tarzan in five films (and one compilation of three made-as-a-pilot television episodes) of the Tarzan film series from 1955 to 1960. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon Scott has received more than 491,284 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Gordon Scott is the 1,041st most popular actor (down from 973rd in 2019), the 1,931st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,845th in 2019) and the 513th most popular American Actor.

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  • 490k

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  • 67.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gordon Scott ranks 1,041 out of 10,030Before him are Eleanor Parker, Mandy Patinkin, Adel Emam, Max Schreck, Chris Pratt, and Terry O'Quinn. After him are Nino Manfredi, Mark Margolis, Shih Kien, Robin Tunney, Jerry Orbach, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

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Among people born in 1926, Gordon Scott ranks 115Before him are Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Per Wahlöö, Hugo Banzer, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Galina Vishnevskaya, and Thorbjörn Fälldin. After him are Henry Molaison, Nina Kulagina, Shin Sang-ok, Jérôme Lejeune, Sergio Pininfarina, and Don Rickles. Among people deceased in 2007, Gordon Scott ranks 71Before him are Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark, Jean-Marie Lustiger, Ashraf Marwan, Taha Yassin Ramadan, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, and Yvonne De Carlo. After him are Anna Nicole Smith, István Sándorfi, Robert Adler, Sri Chinmoy, Ousmane Sembène, and Arawa Kimura.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gordon Scott ranks 1,931 out of 15,968Before him are Mandy Patinkin (1952), Bruce McCandless II (1937), Andrew Wyeth (1917), Chris Pratt (1979), Terry O'Quinn (1952), and Frank Marshall (1877). After him are Abner Doubleday (1819), Robert Gallo (1937), Mark Margolis (1939), Vesto Slipher (1875), Robin Tunney (1972), and Carl Perkins (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gordon Scott ranks 513Before him are Andrew Garfield (1983), Kelly Bishop (1944), Eleanor Parker (1922), Mandy Patinkin (1952), Chris Pratt (1979), and Terry O'Quinn (1952). After him are Mark Margolis (1939), Robin Tunney (1972), Jerry Orbach (1935), Liv Tyler (1977), Jack Warden (1920), and David Graf (1950).

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