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Harvey Atkin

1942 - 2017

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Elliot Harvey Atkin (18 December 1942 – 18 July 2017) was a Canadian actor best known for his roles as Morty Melnick in Meatballs, Sergeant Ronald Coleman in Cagney & Lacey, and for voicing King Koopa in The Super Mario Bros. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harvey Atkin has received more than 468,948 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Harvey Atkin is the 7,824th most popular actor (up from 8,165th in 2019), the 667th most popular biography from Canada (up from 722nd in 2019) and the 226th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 17

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  • 1.75

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  • 3.32

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Among actors, Harvey Atkin ranks 7,824 out of 9,996Before him are Albert Paulsen, Suraiya, Eddie Griffin, William Demarest, Gosha Kutsenko, and Larry Parks. After him are June Haver, Son Dam-bi, Steven Geray, Peter Ho, Louise Lombard, and Ralph Brown.

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Among people born in 1942, Harvey Atkin ranks 601Before him are Ruben Kun, John Konrads, Pertti Purhonen, Dennis Hastert, Connie Hawkins, and Joe Boyd. After him are Lynn Davies, Andraé Crouch, Anthony W. England, Karen Hantze Susman, Olivia Cole, and Adrian Metcalfe. Among people deceased in 2017, Harvey Atkin ranks 532Before him are Tim Parnell, Cheick Tioté, William H. Gass, Ernie Pieterse, Connie Hawkins, and Peter Sallis. After him are Margit Schumann, Udupi Ramachandra Rao, J. P. Donleavy, Janusz Wójcik, Mario Tullio Montano, and Yash Pal.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Harvey Atkin ranks 667 out of 1,350Before him are Gilles Duceppe (1947), Emily Bett Rickards (1991), Bruce LaBruce (1964), Christophe Beck (1972), Adam Gontier (1978), and Chrystia Freeland (1968). After him are Herb Drury (1896), Kari Matchett (1970), Jonathan de Guzmán (1987), Dylan Neal (1969), Will Kymlicka (1962), and Rob Stewart (1961).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Harvey Atkin ranks 226Before him are Jessica Steen (1965), Eric Johnson (1979), Avan Jogia (1992), Missy Peregrym (1982), Lindy Booth (1979), and Emily Bett Rickards (1991). After him are Kari Matchett (1970), Dylan Neal (1969), Rob Stewart (1961), Patrick Gallagher (1968), Jeremy Ratchford (1965), and Beatrice Lillie (1894).

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