Helmut Berger

1944 - 2023

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Helmut Berger (German pronunciation: [ˈhɛlmuːt ˈbɛʁɡɐ] ; né Steinberger; 29 May 1944 – 18 May 2023) was an Austrian actor, known for his portrayal of narcissistic and sexually ambiguous characters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Berger has received more than 918,928 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Helmut Berger is the 300th most popular actor (down from 289th in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Austria (up from 128th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Austrian Actor.

Helmut Berger is most famous for his role as the young and handsome gigolo in the 1972 film, "The Damned."

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  • 920k

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  • 66.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Helmut Berger ranks 300 out of 13,578Before him are Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine, Hugh Grant, Anna Karina, Marina Vlady, and Raquel Welch. After him are Juliette Binoche, Kenneth Branagh, Burt Young, Salma Hayek, Harold Lloyd, and Carl Weathers.

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Among people born in 1944, Helmut Berger ranks 39Before him are Vojislav Koštunica, Françoise Hardy, Sebastião Salgado, Ulrich Beck, Luigi Riva, and Yoweri Museveni. After him are Ibrahim Rugova, Robert Kardashian, Rajiv Gandhi, Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Harold Ramis, and John Rhys-Davies. Among people deceased in 2023, Helmut Berger ranks 32Before him are K. Alex Müller, Harald zur Hausen, Luis Suárez, Li Keqiang, Ferid Murad, and Raquel Welch. After him are Burt Young, Carlos Saura, Harry Belafonte, Robert Solow, László Sólyom, and Renata Scotto.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Helmut Berger ranks 123 out of 1,424Before him are Maria Josepha of Austria (1699), Nikola IV Zrinski (1508), Roman von Ungern-Sternberg (1886), Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865), Ivan Illich (1926), and Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (1633). After him are Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), Gustav Meyrink (1868), Georg Trakl (1887), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Karl Polanyi (1886), and Ernst Happel (1925).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Helmut Berger ranks 6Before him are Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Romy Schneider (1938), Hedy Lamarr (1914), Christoph Waltz (1956), and Maximilian Schell (1930). After him are Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Maria Schell (1926), Oskar Werner (1922), Katharina Schratt (1853), Senta Berger (1941), and Lotte Lenya (1898).

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