Harvey Keitel

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Harvey Keitel ( ky-TEL; born May 13, 1939) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of morally ambiguous and "tough guy" characters. He first 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 since 1967.Keitel has played in such films as Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Blue Collar (1978), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), Thelma & Louise (1991), Bugsy (1991), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Bad Lieutenant (1992), The Piano (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), From Dusk till Dawn (1996), Cop Land (1997), Red Dragon (2002), National Treasure (2004), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Youth (2015), and The Irishman (2019). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harvey Keitel has received more than 8,204,323 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 53 in 2019). Harvey Keitel is the 116th most popular actor (up from 162nd in 2019), the 242nd most popular biography from United States (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 6.48

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  • 3.75

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Among actors, Harvey Keitel ranks 116 out of 10,030Before him are Robert Duvall, Sigourney Weaver, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, and Gene Hackman. After him are Ava Gardner, Stan Laurel, Jason Statham, Lee Van Cleef, Shirley MacLaine, and Peter O'Toole.

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Among people born in 1939, Harvey Keitel ranks 10Before him are Francis Ford Coppola, Ali Khamenei, Lee Harvey Oswald, Reuven Rivlin, Stanislav Petrov, and Amos Oz. After him are Amanda Lear, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Giovanni Trapattoni, Margaret Atwood, Marvin Gaye, and George Lazenby.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Harvey Keitel ranks 242 out of 15,968Before him are William James Sidis (1898), Mario Puzo (1920), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Gene Hackman (1930), Miles Davis (1926), and Scatman John (1942). After him are Ava Gardner (1922), Leonard Bernstein (1918), Josephine Baker (1906), Lee Van Cleef (1925), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), and Nina Simone (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Harvey Keitel ranks 62Before him are Mel Gibson (1956), Tony Curtis (1925), Robert Duvall (1931), Sigourney Weaver (1949), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), and Gene Hackman (1930). After him are Ava Gardner (1922), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Oliver Hardy (1892), Burt Lancaster (1913), and Rita Hayworth (1918).

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