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Gregory Peck

1916 - 2003

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Eldred Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003) was an American actor and one of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1970s. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Peck the 12th-greatest male star of Classic Hollywood Cinema. After studying at the Neighborhood Playhouse with Sanford Meisner, Peck began appearing in stage productions, acting in over 50 plays and three Broadway productions. He first gained critical success in The Keys of the Kingdom (1944), a John M. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Peck has received more than 11,679,036 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Gregory Peck is the 84th most popular actor (up from 87th in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from United States (up from 180th in 2019) and the 41st most popular American Actor.

Gregory Peck is most famous for his role as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird.

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  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 72.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Gregory Peck ranks 84 out of 9,996Before him are Humphrey Bogart, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Redford, Toshiro Mifune, Tom Hanks, and Samuel L. Jackson. After him are Ava Gardner, Jean Marais, Denzel Washington, Jane Fonda, Tom Cruise, and Sigourney Weaver.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1916, Gregory Peck ranks 4Before him are Edward Heath, François Mitterrand, and Kirk Douglas. After him are Elena Ceaușescu, Francis Crick, Aldo Moro, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Olivia de Havilland, Roald Dahl, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, and Claude Shannon. Among people deceased in 2003, Gregory Peck ranks 6Before him are Charles Bronson, Katharine Hepburn, Idi Amin, Leni Riefenstahl, and Johnny Cash. After him are Robert K. Merton, Alija Izetbegović, Heydar Aliyev, Barry White, Maurice Gibb, and Nina Simone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory Peck ranks 163 out of 18,182Before him are John B. Watson (1878), Tom Hanks (1956), Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), John Steinbeck (1902), Samuel L. Jackson (1948), and Lee Harvey Oswald (1939). After him are George Gershwin (1898), Ava Gardner (1922), Buzz Aldrin (1930), Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856), John Williams (1932), and Robert K. Merton (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gregory Peck ranks 41Before him are Johnny Depp (1963), Paul Newman (1925), Humphrey Bogart (1899), Robert Redford (1936), Tom Hanks (1956), and Samuel L. Jackson (1948). After him are Ava Gardner (1922), Denzel Washington (1954), Jane Fonda (1937), Tom Cruise (1962), Sigourney Weaver (1949), and Richard Gere (1949).

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