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James Tolkan

1931 - Today

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James Stewart Tolkan (born June 20, 1931) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Mr. Strickland in Back to the Future (1985) and Back to the Future Part II (1989), and as Marshal Strickland in Back to the Future Part III (1990). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Tolkan has received more than 1,384,607 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). James Tolkan is the 989th most popular actor (up from 1,261st in 2019), the 1,794th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,303rd in 2019) and the 488th most popular American Actor.

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  • 58.21

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  • 23

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  • 5.28

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  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James Tolkan ranks 989 out of 9,996Before him are Jon Favreau, Liv Tyler, Emily Blunt, Gino Cervi, Lionel Stander, and Anne Wiazemsky. After him are Edward Gordon Craig, Nino Castelnuovo, Marty Feldman, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Kate Capshaw, and Billy Dee Williams.

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Among people born in 1931, James Tolkan ranks 88Before him are Toshiki Kaifu, Márta Mészáros, Tomi Ungerer, Samir Amin, John Robert Schrieffer, and Jack Swigert. After him are Mauricio Kagel, Olympia Dukakis, Peter Collins, Takashi Takabayashi, John Gavin, and Angie Dickinson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Tolkan ranks 1,794 out of 18,182Before him are Jon Favreau (1966), Sammy Davis Jr. (1925), Liv Tyler (1977), Jack Swigert (1931), Lionel Stander (1908), and George Wald (1906). After him are Vannevar Bush (1890), Pete Sampras (1971), Kate Capshaw (1953), Stevie Nicks (1948), Fred Durst (1970), and Billy Dee Williams (1937).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Tolkan ranks 488Before him are Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), George Chakiris (1934), Matthew Broderick (1962), Jon Favreau (1966), Liv Tyler (1977), and Lionel Stander (1908). After him are Kate Capshaw (1953), Billy Dee Williams (1937), Ralph Macchio (1961), Lucy Liu (1968), Joe Mantegna (1947), and Henry Bergman (1868).

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