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Jack Nicholson

1937 - Today

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John Joseph Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time. In many of his films, he played rebels against the social structure. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Nicholson has received more than 25,273,139 page views. His biography is available in 104 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 103 in 2019). Jack Nicholson is the 31st most popular actor (down from 19th in 2019), the 83rd most popular biography from United States (down from 57th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Actor.

Jack Nicholson is most famous for his work in the movie "The Shining" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

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  • 25M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 104

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jack Nicholson ranks 31 out of 9,996Before him are Bud Spencer, Danny DeVito, Patrick Swayze, James Dean, Terence Hill, and Romy Schneider. After him are Vivien Leigh, Charles Bronson, Sarah Bernhardt, Harrison Ford, Yul Brynner, and Claudia Cardinale.

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Among people born in 1937, Jack Nicholson ranks 6Before him are Saddam Hussein, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman, Harald V of Norway, and Valentina Tereshkova. After him are Ridley Scott, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Renzo Piano, and Bobby Charlton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jack Nicholson ranks 83 out of 18,182Before him are James Dean (1931), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Robin Williams (1951), Bill Clinton (1946), Woody Allen (1935), and Bob Dylan (1941). After him are Samuel Morse (1791), Jeff Bezos (1964), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Tina Turner (1939), Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), and Charles Bronson (1921).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jack Nicholson ranks 14Before him are Clint Eastwood (1930), James Stewart (1908), Morgan Freeman (1937), Danny DeVito (1944), Patrick Swayze (1952), and James Dean (1931). After him are Charles Bronson (1921), Harrison Ford (1942), Chuck Norris (1940), Meryl Streep (1949), Michael Douglas (1944), and Debbie Reynolds (1932).

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