Howard Da Silva

1909 - 1986

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Howard da Silva (born Howard Silverblatt, May 4, 1909 – February 16, 1986) was an American actor, director and musical performer on stage, film, television and radio. He was cast in dozens of productions on the New York stage, appeared in more than two dozen television programs, and acted in more than fifty feature films. Adept at both drama and musicals on the stage, he originated the role of Jud Fry in the original 1943 run of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!, and also portrayed the prosecuting attorney in the 1957 stage production of Compulsion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Da Silva has received more than 611,744 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Howard Da Silva is the 7,514th most popular actor (down from 6,988th in 2019), the 11,093rd most popular biography from United States (down from 10,399th in 2019) and the 3,480th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 610k

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  • 42.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Howard Da Silvas by language

Over the past year Howard Da Silva has had the most page views in the with 24,136 views, followed by French (2,876), and Italian (2,837). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (16.75%), French (−13.66%), and Finnish (−14.67%)


Among actors, Howard Da Silva ranks 7,514 out of 13,578Before him are Jerry Trainor, Tom Lenk, Damon Herriman, Mamiko Noto, Mary Nolan, and Miguel Ángel Silvestre. After him are Mary Jo Catlett, Goya Toledo, Regé-Jean Page, Afra Saraçoğlu, Oh Yeon-seo, and Benji Gregory.

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Among people born in 1909, Howard Da Silva ranks 396Before him are Piero Scotti, Raúl Landini, Guillermo Douglas, Wallace Stegner, Philip G. Epstein, and Bimal Roy. After him are Gregor Hradetzky, C. Douglas Dillon, Sam Balter, Gertrude Abercrombie, Nobuo Arai, and Robert Helpmann. Among people deceased in 1986, Howard Da Silva ranks 286Before him are Kate Smith, Emil Jónsson, Edmund Rubbra, Paul Stewart, Harry Voigt, and Edwin Graves. After him are Rudy Vallée, Robert Helpmann, Dinny Pails, Hank Greenberg, Dorothy Ashby, and Anna Neagle.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Howard Da Silva ranks 11,093 out of 20,380Before him are Terry Richardson (1965), Jerry Trainor (1977), Tom Lenk (1976), Bam Margera (1979), Mary Nolan (1902), and Bob Schul (1937). After him are Omar Hakim (1959), Mary Jo Catlett (1938), Benji Gregory (1978), Elliott Abrams (1948), Chloe Jones (1975), and Donald E. Williams (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Howard Da Silva ranks 3,480Before him are Hillary Brooke (1914), David Krumholtz (1978), Natalie Martinez (1984), Jerry Trainor (1977), Tom Lenk (1976), and Mary Nolan (1902). After him are Mary Jo Catlett (1938), Benji Gregory (1978), Lynn-Holly Johnson (1958), Naya Rivera (1987), Kevin Cheng (1969), and Rob Paulsen (1956).

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