James Cromwell

1940 - Today

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James Oliver Cromwell (born January 27, 1940) is an American actor and activist. Known for his extensive work as a character actor, he has received a Primetime Emmy Award as well as a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Babe (1995). Other notable roles include in Star Trek: First Contact (1996), L.A. Confidential (1997), Deep Impact (1998), The Green Mile (1999), The Queen (2006), W. (2008), Secretariat (2010), The Artist (2011), Still Mine (2013), Marshall (2017), and Emperor (2020). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Cromwell has received more than 9,138,012 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). James Cromwell is the 490th most popular actor (down from 434th in 2019), the 900th most popular biography from United States (down from 835th in 2019) and the 244th most popular American Actor.

James Cromwell is most famous for his role as Farmer Hoggett in the 1995 film Babe.

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  • 9.1M

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  • 63.37

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  • 40

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  • 4.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, James Cromwell ranks 490 out of 13,578Before him are Linda Hamilton, Ingrid Thulin, Winona Ryder, Carole Lombard, John Holmes, and Courteney Cox. After him are Christian Clavier, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Carole Bouquet, Jacques Perrin, Fernando Rey, and Larry Hagman.

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Among people born in 1940, James Cromwell ranks 63Before him are Nancy Sinatra, Cliff Richard, Óscar Arias, Jan Jongbloed, Thomas Harris, and George A. Romero. After him are Joachim Frank, Astrud Gilberto, Marie, Princess of Liechtenstein, Jacques Rancière, Fatema Mernissi, and Dennis Tito.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Cromwell ranks 900 out of 20,380Before him are William Hanna (1910), Hermann Joseph Muller (1890), Irving Fisher (1867), Magic Johnson (1959), Maya Angelou (1928), and George A. Romero (1940). After him are Jimmy Connors (1952), Asaph Hall (1829), John B. Calhoun (1917), Richard Rorty (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), and Daniel Keyes (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Cromwell ranks 244Before him are Steve Buscemi (1957), Linda Hamilton (1956), Winona Ryder (1971), Carole Lombard (1908), John Holmes (1944), and Courteney Cox (1964). After him are Larry Hagman (1931), Jennifer Connelly (1970), Richard Crenna (1926), Rod Steiger (1925), Anne Baxter (1923), and Edward Norton (1969).

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