Harvey Fierstein

1954 - Today

Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Forbes Fierstein ( FIRE-steen; born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, singer and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Frank Hillard in Mrs. Doubtfire and the voice of Yao in Mulan and Mulan II. Fierstein has won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his own play Torch Song Trilogy (about a gay drag-performer and his quest for true love and family) and the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing Edna Turnblad in Hairspray. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harvey Fierstein has received more than 2,564,827 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,766th most popular actor.

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  • 2.6M

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  • 41.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Harvey Fierstein ranks 4,733 out of 8,832Before him are Ronan Keating, Julianne Nicholson, Park Yong-ha, Ricardo Cortez, Albert Dupontel, and Ilene Woods. After him are Son Ye-jin, John Bunny, Shelley Morrison, Alice Terry, Shannon Tweed, and Sarah Chalke.

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Among people born in 1954, Harvey Fierstein ranks 312Before him are Jeffrey Combs, Anatoliy Kinakh, Michael Anthony, Idrissa Ouédraogo, Karel De Gucht, and Paul Bearer. After him are Tina Knowles, Jouko Törmänen, Uli Stein, Ruslan Aushev, Arliss Howard, and Jürgen Trittin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harvey Fierstein ranks 7,073 out of 12,171Before him are Buddy Miles (1947), Mike Gravel (1930), Julianne Nicholson (1971), Kid Rock (1971), Walt Faulkner (1918), and Bizarre (1976). After him are Sam Webb (1945), John Bunny (1863), Shelley Morrison (1936), Alice Terry (null), Mark Hoppus (1972), and Edward Abbey (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harvey Fierstein ranks 2,305Before him are Babyface (1958), Susan Peters (1921), Terry Bradshaw (1948), Kay Francis (1905), Eugene Pallette (1889), and Julianne Nicholson (1971). After him are John Bunny (1863), Shelley Morrison (1936), Alice Terry (null), Edie Falco (1963), Fisher Stevens (1963), and Paul Dano (1984).