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), Back to the Future Part II (1989), and Back to the Future Part III (1990). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Tolkan has received more than 929,855 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). James Tolkan is the 1,261st most popular actor (up from 1,542nd in 2019), the 2,304th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,785th in 2019) and the 626th most popular American Actor.

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  • 66.11

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  • 20

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  • 4.07

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  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James Tolkan ranks 1,261 out of 10,030Before him are Van Heflin, Carolyn Jones, Olympia Dukakis, Sam Rockwell, Rupert Everett, and Alain Cuny. After him are Piper Laurie, Channing Tatum, Stockard Channing, Charles Durning, James Doohan, and Eva Dahlbeck.

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Among people born in 1931, James Tolkan ranks 116Before him are Ermanno Olmi, Alfred Schmidt, Toshiki Kaifu, Josep Lluís Núñez, Leslie Caron, and Olympia Dukakis. After him are Thorvald Stoltenberg, Ken Takakura, Rolf Hochhuth, Zeki Müren, Marianne Koch, and Juan Goytisolo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Tolkan ranks 2,304 out of 15,968Before him are Christa McAuliffe (1948), Larry Scott (1938), Matthew Ridgway (1895), Michael J. Smith (1945), Max Baer (1909), and Joe Pass (1929). After him are Piper Laurie (1932), Dean Acheson (1893), Samuel Fuller (1912), Stockard Channing (1944), Melvil Dewey (1851), and Charles Durning (1923).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Tolkan ranks 626Before him are Ellen Barkin (1954), Eddie Fisher (1928), Van Heflin (1908), Carolyn Jones (1930), Olympia Dukakis (1931), and Sam Rockwell (1968). After him are Piper Laurie (1932), Stockard Channing (1944), Charles Durning (1923), Karen Black (1939), Patricia Clarkson (1959), and Teri Hatcher (1964).

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