Hugh O'Brian

1925 - 2016

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Hugh O'Brian (born Hugh Charles Krampe; April 19, 1925 – September 5, 2016) was an American actor and humanitarian, best known for his starring roles in the ABC Western television series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961) and the NBC action television series Search (1972–1973). His notable films included the adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians (1965); he also had a notable supporting role in John Wayne's last film, The Shootist (1976). He created the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation, a nonprofit youth leadership-development program for high-school scholars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh O'Brian has received more than 1,716,187 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Hugh O'Brian is the 4,580th most popular actor (down from 3,925th in 2019), the 7,122nd most popular biography from United States (down from 6,082nd in 2019) and the 2,254th most popular American Actor.

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  • 57.61

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  • 25

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  • 1.64

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  • 4.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hugh O'Brian ranks 4,580 out of 10,030Before him are Rafaela Aparicio, William Keighley, Iya Savvina, Kamal Haasan, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Park Bo-gum. After him are Richard Gant, Lynn Collins, Freddie Bartholomew, Kenneth Cranham, Jon Huertas, and Peter Jurasik.

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Among people born in 1925, Hugh O'Brian ranks 341Before him are Tony Benn, Ritwik Ghatak, Guru Dutt, Phillip V. Tobias, Dany Dauberson, and Axel Schandorff. After him are June Lockhart, Abel Muzorewa, Shirley Strickland, Slater Martin, Art Larsen, and Tony Hillerman. Among people deceased in 2016, Hugh O'Brian ranks 345Before him are Paulo Emilio, Fritz Herkenrath, Arturo Pomar, Ursula Franklin, Axel Schandorff, and Aki Schmidt. After him are Michel Rousseau, Mr. Fuji, Allan Williams, Rita Gam, Amelia Bence, and Tom Kibble.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hugh O'Brian ranks 7,122 out of 15,968Before him are The Fabulous Moolah (1923), William Keighley (1889), John Anderson (1907), Andrew Stanton (1965), Jeffrey Katzenberg (1950), and Robert R. Livingston (1746). After him are Doc Watson (1923), Richard Gant (1944), Lynn Collins (1977), Fred Saberhagen (1930), Gay Talese (1932), and Alexi Lalas (1970).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Hugh O'Brian ranks 2,254Before him are Kitty Winn (1944), Miles Teller (1987), Bebe Daniels (1901), Christopher Guest (1948), William Keighley (1889), and Jeffrey Katzenberg (1950). After him are Richard Gant (1944), Lynn Collins (1977), Jon Huertas (1969), Peter Jurasik (1950), Ellen Drew (1914), and Shawn Weatherly (1959).

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