Jack Nance

1943 - 1996

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Marvin John Nance (December 21, 1943 – December 30, 1996) was an American actor. A longtime collaborator of filmmaker David Lynch, Nance portrayed the lead in Lynch's directorial film debut Eraserhead (1977). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Nance has received more than 1,435,902 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Jack Nance is the 2,065th most popular actor (down from 1,975th in 2019), the 3,505th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,405th in 2019) and the 1,002nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.43

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  • 3.20

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Among actors, Jack Nance ranks 2,065 out of 10,030Before him are Bruce Boxleitner, Mae Murray, André Dussollier, Joe Turkel, Nurgül Yeşilçay, and Teri Garr. After him are Úrsula Corberó, Aaron Paul, Jonathan Groff, Melina Kanakaredes, Yuen Wah, and Edmund Kean.

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Among people born in 1943, Jack Nance ranks 215Before him are Dominik Duka, Maceo Parker, Henry Hill, Sylvester McCoy, Stanley Fischer, and Nicolae Văcăroiu. After him are Norman Hunter, Carmen Argenziano, Don Simpson, Angelo Comastri, Michel Ocelot, and Joyce Meyer. Among people deceased in 1996, Jack Nance ranks 116Before him are Hyman Minsky, Hervé Bazin, José Manuel Fuente, Ai Qing, Christopher Robin Milne, and Károly Grósz. After him are Petro Shelest, Don Simpson, Seymour Cray, J. R. Jayewardene, Pilar Lorengar, and Alejandro Agustín Lanusse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Nance ranks 3,505 out of 15,968Before him are Bruce Boxleitner (1950), Mae Murray (1885), Meriwether Lewis (1774), Joe Turkel (1927), Teri Garr (1944), and Dean Corll (1939). After him are Richie Ginther (1930), Aaron Paul (1979), Jonathan Groff (1985), Melina Kanakaredes (1967), Tiger Woods (1975), and Roger Myerson (1951).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jack Nance ranks 1,002Before him are M. Emmet Walsh (1935), Celeste Holm (1917), Bruce Boxleitner (1950), Mae Murray (1885), Joe Turkel (1927), and Teri Garr (1944). After him are Aaron Paul (1979), Jonathan Groff (1985), Melina Kanakaredes (1967), Movita Castaneda (1916), Michael Nouri (1945), and Carmen Argenziano (1943).

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