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 1997, 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 5,213,457 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). James Coburn is the 235th most popular actor (down from 210th in 2019), the 462nd most popular biography from United States (down from 426th in 2019) and the 123rd 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 235 out of 10,030Before him are Malcolm McDowell, Kurt Russell, Christopher Reeve, Jessica Lange, Sidney Poitier, and Liv Ullmann. After him are Kim Basinger, Ian McShane, Roy Scheider, Mickey Rourke, Benny Hill, and Marcel Marceau.

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Among people born in 1928, James Coburn ranks 26Before him are Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alvin Toffler, Roger Vadim, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Agnès Varda, and Zbigniew Brzezinski. After him are George Peppard, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Geert Hofstede, Martin Landau, Elie Wiesel, and Domenico Modugno. Among people deceased in 2002, James Coburn ranks 16Before him are Richard Harris, László Kubala, Chuck Jones, Traudl Junge, Vavá, and Prince Claus of the Netherlands. After him are Niki de Saint Phalle, Ivan Illich, Rod Steiger, Camilo José Cela, Robert Nozick, and James Tobin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Coburn ranks 462 out of 15,968Before him are Jared Diamond (1937), Edgar Cayce (1877), Franklin Pierce (1804), William McKinley (1843), Warren G. Harding (1865), and John Coltrane (1926). After him are Louisa May Alcott (1832), Kim Basinger (1953), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Roy Scheider (1932), Mickey Rourke (1952), and Barbara McClintock (1902).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Coburn ranks 123Before him are Jennifer Aniston (1969), Julianne Moore (1960), Kurt Russell (1951), Christopher Reeve (1952), Jessica Lange (1949), and Sidney Poitier (1927). After him are Kim Basinger (1953), Roy Scheider (1932), Mickey Rourke (1952), John Cazale (1935), Faye Dunaway (1941), and Warren Beatty (1937).

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