Harvey Fierstein

1954 - Today

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Harvey Forbes Fierstein ( FIRE-steen; born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, and political commentator. He is best known for his theater work in Torch Song Trilogy and Hairspray and movie roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Independence Day, and as the voice of Yao in Mulan and Mulan II. Fierstein won two Tony Awards, Best Actor in a Play and Best Play, for Torch Song Trilogy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harvey Fierstein has received more than 3,044,566 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Harvey Fierstein is the 5,331st most popular actor (down from 4,697th in 2019), the 8,284th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,067th in 2019) and the 2,665th most popular American Actor.

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  • 25

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  • 1.92

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  • 4.27

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Among actors, Harvey Fierstein ranks 5,331 out of 10,030Before him are Teri Polo, Inga Swenson, Bradley James, Lloyd Nolan, Kris Marshall, and Indiana Evans. After him are ZaSu Pitts, Oona Chaplin, Nana Visitor, Desmond Harrington, Audrey Fleurot, and April Bowlby.

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Among people born in 1954, Harvey Fierstein ranks 376Before him are Arliss Howard, Antonio Olmo, Robert Pastorelli, Karel De Gucht, Daniyal Akhmetov, and Clem Burke. After him are Katherine Pancol, Jean Fernandez, Luc-Adolphe Tiao, Marc Vann, Barry Shabaka Henley, and Balázs Taróczy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harvey Fierstein ranks 8,284 out of 15,968Before him are Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950), Teri Polo (1969), Inga Swenson (1932), Tina Weymouth (1950), Lloyd Nolan (1902), and Anthony Wayne (1745). After him are ZaSu Pitts (1894), Nana Visitor (1957), Desmond Harrington (1976), April Bowlby (1980), Elmer Rice (1892), and Billy Mills (1938).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harvey Fierstein ranks 2,665Before him are Jonathan Togo (1977), Britt Robertson (1990), Jason Lewis (1971), Teri Polo (1969), Inga Swenson (1932), and Lloyd Nolan (1902). After him are ZaSu Pitts (1894), Nana Visitor (1957), Desmond Harrington (1976), April Bowlby (1980), Jerry Hardin (1929), and Dana Carvey (1955).

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