Jean Hersholt

1886 - 1956

Jean Hersholt

Jean Pierre Carl Buron (12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956), known professionally as Jean Hersholt, was a Danish-American actor. He is best known for starring on the radio series Dr. Christian (1937–1954) and in the film Heidi (1937). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Hersholt has received more than 338,866 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,504th most popular actor.

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  • 340k

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  • 48.30

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jean Hersholt ranks 2,486 out of 8,832Before him are Arkady Raikin, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Jones, Robert Guillaume, Walter Pidgeon, and Ian Richardson. After him are Annie Potts, Bodil Ipsen, Greg Kinnear, Danai Gurira, Pauley Perrette, and Robert Montgomery.

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Among people born in 1886, Jean Hersholt ranks 136Before him are Grigory Neujmin, Siegfried Sassoon, H.D., Chester Conklin, Friedebert Tuglas, and Mohammad-Taqi Bahar. After him are Ludwig Bieberbach, Felix Timmermans, Kálmán Darányi, Fred Quimby, Alfonso López Pumarejo, and John Cromwell. Among people deceased in 1956, Jean Hersholt ranks 104Before him are Willem Hendrik Keesom, Gerrit Smith Miller, Aino Kallas, Norman L. Bowen, Herminio Masantonio, and Henri Callot. After him are Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos, Corrado Alvaro, George Bancroft, Alex Raymond, Robert Yerkes, and Johnny Claes.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Jean Hersholt ranks 304 out of 579Before him are Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein (1829), Johan Otto von Spreckelsen (1929), Thorkild Hansen (1927), Johannes Ewald (1743), Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg (1815), and Steen Steensen Blicher (1782). After him are Sophus Nielsen (1888), Charles Winckler (1867), H. C. Hansen (1906), Karen Harup (1924), Viggo Kampmann (1910), and Klaus Rifbjerg (1931).

Among ACTORS In Denmark

Among actors born in Denmark, Jean Hersholt ranks 11Before him are Erik Bruhn (1928), Jesper Christensen (1948), Connie Nielsen (1965), Giancarlo Esposito (1958), Ghita Nørby (1935), and Ulrich Thomsen (1963). After him are Sidse Babett Knudsen (1968), Thure Lindhardt (1974), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (1973), Kim Bodnia (1965), Paprika Steen (1964), and Pilou Asbæk (1982).