Harvey Keitel

1939 - Today

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Harvey Keitel ( ky-TEL; born May 13, 1939) is an American actor known for his portrayal of morally ambiguous and "tough guy" characters. He rose to prominence during the New Hollywood movement, and has held a long-running association with director Martin Scorsese, starring in six of his films: Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967), Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and The Irishman (2019). Keitel received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Mickey Cohen in Bugsy (1991). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harvey Keitel has received more than 10,992,766 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Harvey Keitel is the 195th most popular actor (down from 185th in 2019), the 370th most popular biography from United States (down from 347th in 2019) and the 95th most popular American Actor.

Harvey Keitel is most famous for his role in the film "Pulp Fiction" as Mr. White.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Harvey Keitel ranks 195 out of 13,578Before him are Anouk Aimée, Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lloyd, Romina Power, Monica Vitti, and Jerry Lewis. After him are Geoffrey Rush, Paulette Goddard, Christopher Plummer, Timothy Dalton, Jeanne Moreau, and Annie Girardot.

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Among people born in 1939, Harvey Keitel ranks 14Before him are Gro Harlem Brundtland, Amos Oz, Amanda Lear, Reuven Rivlin, Giovanni Falcone, and Giovanni Trapattoni. After him are Ada Yonath, Romano Prodi, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Karel Gott, and Margaret Atwood.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harvey Keitel ranks 370 out of 20,380Before him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Jennifer Lopez (1969), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Jerry Lewis (1926), Jefferson Davis (1808), and Harry Nilsson (1941). After him are Willis Lamb (1913), Owen Chamberlain (1920), Robert Peary (1856), Virginia Apgar (1909), Paulette Goddard (1910), and Charles Greeley Abbot (1872).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harvey Keitel ranks 95Before him are Spencer Tracy (1900), Nicole Kidman (1967), Willem Dafoe (1955), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Romina Power (1951), and Jerry Lewis (1926). After him are Paulette Goddard (1910), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Rock Hudson (1925), Mickey Rourke (1952), Ryan O'Neal (1941), and Martin Sheen (1940).

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