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Henry Fonda

1905 - 1982

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Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American actor. He had a career that spanned five decades on Broadway and in Hollywood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Fonda has received more than 10,526,341 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Fonda is the 106th most popular actor (down from 63rd in 2019), the 203rd most popular biography from United States (down from 131st in 2019) and the 52nd most popular American Actor.

Henry Fonda is most famous for his roles in movies such as 12 Angry Men, On Golden Pond, and The Grapes of Wrath.

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  • 11M

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  • 71.52

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  • 84

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Henry Fonda ranks 106 out of 9,996Before him are Shah Rukh Khan, Gary Cooper, Alec Baldwin, Monica Vitti, Helen Mirren, and Ben Affleck. After him are Christopher Reeve, Mel Gibson, Charlton Heston, Jean Gabin, Buster Keaton, and Jean-Claude Van Damme.

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Among people born in 1905, Henry Fonda ranks 11Before him are Simo Häyhä, Christian Dior, Viktor Frankl, Greta Garbo, Elias Canetti, and Dag Hammarskjöld. After him are Mikhail Sholokhov, Faustina Kowalska, Astrid of Sweden, Carl David Anderson, Vasily Grossman, and Felix Bloch. Among people deceased in 1982, Henry Fonda ranks 10Before him are Ayn Rand, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Bergman, Carl Orff, Arthur Rubinstein, and Roman Jakobson. After him are Philip K. Dick, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Anna Freud, Erving Goffman, Vasily Chuikov, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Fonda ranks 203 out of 18,182Before him are Samuel P. Huntington (1927), Gene Cernan (1934), Ben Affleck (1972), B. F. Skinner (1904), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803), and Barry White (1944). After him are David Rockefeller (1915), Christopher Reeve (1952), Edward Thorndike (1874), Jesse Owens (1913), Mel Gibson (1956), and Philip K. Dick (1928).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Henry Fonda ranks 52Before him are Sigourney Weaver (1949), Richard Gere (1949), Tom Selleck (1945), Gary Cooper (1901), Alec Baldwin (1958), and Ben Affleck (1972). After him are Christopher Reeve (1952), Mel Gibson (1956), Charlton Heston (1923), Buster Keaton (1895), John Travolta (1954), and Tommy Lee Jones (1946).

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