Hal Holbrook

1925 - 2021

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Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (February 17, 1925 – January 23, 2021) was an American actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hal Holbrook has received more than 5,525,512 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Hal Holbrook is the 788th most popular actor (down from 631st in 2019), the 1,424th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,160th in 2019) and the 378th most popular American Actor.

Hal Holbrook is most famous for his portrayal of Mark Twain in the play "Mark Twain Tonight."

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 92

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Hal Holbrooks by language

Over the past year Hal Holbrook has had the most page views in the with 577,806 views, followed by German (37,224), and Italian (25,031). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hawaiian (165.49%), Northern Sami (136.67%), and Piedmontese (94.55%)


Among actors, Hal Holbrook ranks 788 out of 13,578Before him are David Schwimmer, Sondra Locke, Tony Burton, Katrina Kaif, Eva Green, and Stephen Chow. After him are Mistinguett, Marisa Paredes, Dev Anand, John Candy, Ron Howard, and Harold Perrineau.

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Among people born in 1925, Hal Holbrook ranks 81Before him are Oscar Peterson, Ernest Gellner, Hilda Gadea, Charles Chaplin Jr., Claude Lanzmann, and Michel de Certeau. After him are Joshua Lederberg, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Harry Harrison, Gabriele Ferzetti, Sufi Abu Taleb, and Paul Greengard. Among people deceased in 2021, Hal Holbrook ranks 67Before him are Larry King, Richard Donner, Anne Rice, Jehan Sadat, Edita Gruberová, and Ion Mihai Pacepa. After him are Lina Wertmüller, Jean-Luc Nancy, Pat Hitchcock, John McAfee, Kentaro Miura, and Abdul Qadeer Khan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hal Holbrook ranks 1,424 out of 20,380Before him are Douglas McGregor (1906), Tony Burton (1937), Ellery Harding Clark (1874), Joseph Murray (1919), Aaron Burr (1756), and Thomas Schelling (1921). After him are George Smoot (1945), Joshua Lederberg (1925), Henry Rollins (1961), Hiram Maxim (1840), Neil Diamond (1941), and William Daniel Phillips (1948).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Hal Holbrook ranks 378Before him are Dirk Benedict (1945), Peter Weller (1947), Adrien Brody (1973), David Schwimmer (1966), Sondra Locke (1944), and Tony Burton (1937). After him are Ron Howard (1954), Harold Perrineau (1963), Rene Russo (1954), Bob Gunton (1945), Roberts Blossom (1924), and Carroll Baker (1931).

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