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James Coburn

1928 - 2002

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James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American film and television actor who was featured in more than 70 films, largely action roles, and made 100 television appearances during a 45-year career.Coburn was a capable, rough-hewn leading man, whose toothy grin and lanky physique made him a perfect tough guy in numerous leading and supporting roles in Westerns and action films, such as The Magnificent Seven, Hell Is for Heroes; The Great Escape; Charade, Our Man Flint, In Like Flint, The President's Analyst, Hard Times, Duck, You Sucker!, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, and Cross of Iron. In 1998, Coburn won an Academy Award for his supporting role as Glen Whitehouse in Affliction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Coburn has received more than 6,038,069 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). James Coburn is the 289th most popular actor (down from 235th in 2019), the 523rd most popular biography from United States (down from 462nd in 2019) and the 144th most popular American Actor.

James Coburn is most famous for his roles in films such as "The Magnificent Seven" and "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid."

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Among actors, James Coburn ranks 289 out of 9,996Before him are Peter Fonda, Betty White, Ian Holm, Michel Piccoli, Ornella Muti, and George Peppard. After him are Helmut Berger, Bradley Cooper, Giancarlo Giannini, William Shatner, Isabelle Adjani, and F. Murray Abraham.

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Among people born in 1928, James Coburn ranks 31Before him are Agnès Varda, Alexander Grothendieck, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Kim Yong-nam, Elie Wiesel, and George Peppard. After him are Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Martin Landau, Alberto Korda, Martin Cooper, Hans Küng, and Geert Hofstede. Among people deceased in 2002, James Coburn ranks 17Before him are Vavá, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Traudl Junge, László Kubala, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Chuck Jones. After him are Ivan Illich, Rod Steiger, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Camilo José Cela, Linda Lovelace, and Edsger W. Dijkstra.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Coburn ranks 523 out of 18,182Before him are William Alfred Fowler (1911), Peter Fonda (1940), Betty White (1922), Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), Irving Langmuir (1881), and George Peppard (1928). After him are Harper Lee (1926), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Ralph Lauren (1939), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), Bernie Sanders (1941), and Isaac Singer (1811).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Coburn ranks 144Before him are Romina Power (1951), John Malkovich (1953), Richard Kiel (1939), Peter Fonda (1940), Betty White (1922), and George Peppard (1928). After him are Bradley Cooper (1975), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Matt Damon (1970), Jerry Lewis (1926), and Anthony Perkins (1932).

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