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Hal Holbrook

1925 - 2021

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hal Holbrook has received more than 4,980,142 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Hal Holbrook is the 633rd most popular actor (up from 741st in 2019), the 1,160th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,359th in 2019) and the 310th most popular American Actor.

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

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 91

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hal Holbrook ranks 633 out of 9,996Before him are Adam West, Loie Fuller, Daniel Auteuil, Robert Taylor, Imelda Staunton, and John Gielgud. After him are Bill Pullman, Val Kilmer, Mylène Demongeot, Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, and Dirk Benedict.

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Among people born in 1925, Hal Holbrook ranks 69Before him are Frei Otto, Dick Van Dyke, Claude Lanzmann, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, Baruch Samuel Blumberg, and Hilda Gadea. After him are Oliver Smithies, József Bozsik, Bill Haley, Robert Rauschenberg, Ernest Gellner, and Michel de Certeau. Among people deceased in 2021, Hal Holbrook ranks 71Before him are Dean Stockwell, Pat Hitchcock, Norodom Ranariddh, Kåre Willoch, Bernard Tapie, and Jean-Claude Carrière. After him are Giampiero Boniperti, Eduardo Martínez Somalo, Nelson Freire, Richard Donner, Ei-ichi Negishi, and János Kornai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hal Holbrook ranks 1,160 out of 18,182Before him are William Gibson (1948), Andre Agassi (1970), Robert Taylor (1911), Julian Schwinger (1918), Russell Alan Hulse (1950), and Martha Gellhorn (1908). After him are Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Phil Jackson (1945), William Boeing (1881), Tori Amos (1963), Don King (1931), and Bill Pullman (1953).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Hal Holbrook ranks 310Before him are Marcheline Bertrand (1950), James Cagney (1899), James Brolin (1940), Adam West (1928), Loie Fuller (1862), and Robert Taylor (1911). After him are Bill Pullman (1953), Val Kilmer (1959), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Dirk Benedict (1945), Cliff Robertson (1923), and Bubba Smith (1945).

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