Gottfried John

1942 - 2014

Gottfried John

Gottfried John (German: [ˈjoːn]; 29 August 1942 – 1 September 2014) was a German stage, screen, and voice actor. A long-time collaborator of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, John appeared in many of the filmmaker's projects between 1975 and his death in 1982, including Eight Hours Don't Make a Day, Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven, Despair, The Marriage of Maria Braun, and Berlin Alexanderplatz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gottfried John has received more than 229,328 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,252nd most popular actor.

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  • 230k

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  • 54.07

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gottfried John ranks 1,236 out of 8,832Before him are Lupe Vélez, Marisa Berenson, Stacy Keach, John Cusack, Alicia Rhett, and John Candy. After him are Basil Rathbone, Yaphet Kotto, Steve Guttenberg, Eddie Fisher, Aleksandër Moisiu, and Piper Laurie.

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Among people born in 1942, Gottfried John ranks 156Before him are Koji Funamoto, David Bradley, André Vingt-Trois, Étienne Balibar, Jean-Pierre Jabouille, and Michel Kafando. After him are Evaristo Carvalho, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Vladimir Bukovsky, Chris Sarandon, Rupert Sheldrake, and Jusuf Kalla. Among people deceased in 2014, Gottfried John ranks 105Before him are Sabah, Milan Galić, Rubin Carter, Nicholas Romanov, Prince of Russia, Björn Waldegård, and Alicia Rhett. After him are Alice Herz-Sommer, Gloria Leonard, Alice Babs, Charlie Haden, Wolfhart Pannenberg, and Ken Takakura.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gottfried John ranks 1,766 out of 3,763Before him are Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony (1728), Fritz Fischer (1912), Prince Franz of Bavaria (1875), Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt (1691), Albert Leo Schlageter (1894), and Tielman Susato (1500). After him are Peter Henlein (1479), Princess Sophie Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (null), Christoph Graupner (1683), Johannes Sturm (1507), Pierre Littbarski (1960), and Ami Boué (1794).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Gottfried John ranks 35Before him are Brigitte Helm (1906), Elke Sommer (1940), Ernst Busch (1900), Diane Kruger (1976), Barbara Bouchet (1943), and Judith Malina (1926). After him are Marianne Koch (1931), Uta Hagen (1919), Hannelore Elsner (1942), Sebastian Koch (1962), Hans Albers (1891), and Götz George (1938).