James Stewart

1908 - 1997

James Stewart

James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor, singer and military officer. Known for his distinctive drawl and everyman screen persona, Stewart had a film career that spanned over 55 years from 1935 to 1991 with 80 films. With the strong morality he portrayed both on and off the screen, Stewart epitomized the "American ideal" in twentieth-century United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Stewart has received more than 10,370,746 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 20th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James Stewart ranks 20 out of 8,832Before him are Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sean Connery, Amitabh Bachchan, Anthony Hopkins, Sophia Loren, and Jackie Chan. After him are Yul Brynner, Richard Burton, Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro, Sarah Bernhardt, and Louis de Funès.

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Among people born in 1908, James Stewart ranks 3Before him are Simone de Beauvoir and Oskar Schindler. After him are Enver Hoxha, Abraham Maslow, Salvador Allende, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Lyndon B. Johnson, Herbert von Karajan, Otto Skorzeny, Ian Fleming, and Lev Landau. Among people deceased in 1997, James Stewart ranks 3Before him are Mother Teresa and Deng Xiaoping. After him are Jacques Cousteau, Viktor Frankl, Diana, Princess of Wales, Jeanne Calment, Toshiro Mifune, Mobutu Sese Seko, Gianni Versace, Roy Lichtenstein, and Victor Vasarely.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Stewart ranks 51 out of 12,171Before him are Steve Jobs (1955), Al Capone (1899), Noam Chomsky (1928), Robert Frost (1874), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), and Richard Nixon (1913). After him are Charles Lindbergh (1902), Al Gore (1948), Maria Callas (1923), Jack Nicholson (1937), John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928), and Robert De Niro (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Stewart ranks 9Before him are Bruce Lee (1940), Cher (1946), Clint Eastwood (1930), Al Pacino (1940), Marlon Brando (1924), and Morgan Freeman (1937). After him are Jack Nicholson (1937), Robert De Niro (1943), James Dean (1931), Patrick Swayze (1952), Debbie Reynolds (1932), and Kirk Douglas (1916).