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Harland Williams

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Harland Williams (born November 14, 1962) is a Canadian actor. After several years of stand-up in Toronto and Los Angeles he made his film debut in Dumb and Dumber (1994) before playing starring roles in the short-lived sitcom Simon (1995–96) and the Disney comedy RocketMan (1997). He co-starred in Half Baked and played a psychopathic hitch-hiker in There's Something About Mary in 1998. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harland Williams has received more than 1,873,522 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Harland Williams is the 9,701st most popular actor (down from 8,572nd in 2019), the 850th most popular biography from Canada (down from 767th in 2019) and the 303rd most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 33.97

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  • 19

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  • 1.70

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  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Harland Williams ranks 9,701 out of 9,996Before him are Rose McIver, Scott Lawrence, JJ Feild, Beau Mirchoff, Charles Esten, and Haylie Duff. After him are Jake T. Austin, Anna Hutchison, Linda Mvusi, Jung Eun-chae, Mikako Komatsu, and Tamsin Greig.

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Among people born in 1962, Harland Williams ranks 664Before him are Joe Lara, José M. Hernández, Salvatore Antibo, Abdi Bile, Lee Kyung-keun, and Jonas Bergqvist. After him are Kurt Meier, Trajko Veljanovski, Natalya Bochina, Olga Charvátová, Vladimer Aptsiauri, and Alan Smith.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Harland Williams ranks 850 out of 1,350Before him are Karine Vanasse (1983), Robert Farah (1987), Dwayne De Rosario (1978), Kenny Omega (1983), Kathy Kreiner (1957), and Cameron Bright (1993). After him are Nik Stauskas (1993), Mercedes McNab (1980), François Arnaud (1985), Marc Gagnon (1975), Athena Karkanis (1981), and Jacob Tremblay (2006).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Harland Williams ranks 303Before him are Will Sasso (1975), Melissa Roxburgh (1992), Tracy Spiridakos (1988), Noel Fisher (1984), Karine Vanasse (1983), and Cameron Bright (1993). After him are Mercedes McNab (1980), François Arnaud (1985), Athena Karkanis (1981), Jacob Tremblay (2006), Dave Foley (1963), and Carly Pope (1980).

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