Jerry Nelson

1934 - 2012

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Jerry L. Nelson (July 10, 1934 – August 23, 2012) was an American puppeteer, best known for his work with The Muppets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Nelson has received more than 443,347 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Jerry Nelson is the 2,110th most popular singer (down from 1,841st in 2019), the 11,353rd most popular biography from United States (down from 8,910th in 2019) and the 624th most popular American Singer.

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  • 440k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jerry Nelson ranks 2,110 out of 3,541Before him are Younha, Paolo Nutini, Idan Raichel, Kayah, Paula Cole, and Redman. After him are Gentleman, Aaron Carter, Pierre Bouvier, Natasja Saad, Willow Smith, and Iselin Solheim.

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Among people born in 1934, Jerry Nelson ranks 414Before him are Peter Ashdown, N. Scott Momaday, Al Freeman Jr., Carl Levin, Charley Pride, and Jonathan Miller. After him are Don Kirshner, Maurice Norman, Willie Toweel, Annette Crosbie, Bryan Douglas, and David Herd. Among people deceased in 2012, Jerry Nelson ranks 406Before him are Tommy Godwin, Al Freeman Jr., Helen Gurley Brown, Jonathan Frid, Lucille Bliss, and António Leitão. After him are Miguel Abia Biteo Boricó, Dolphy, Anthony Bevilacqua, Miguel Calero, Kenny Rollins, and Elizabeth Catlett.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerry Nelson ranks 11,353 out of 15,968Before him are Cam Clarke (1957), Paula Cole (1968), Sandy West (1959), Damon Wayans Jr. (1982), Tommy Thompson (1941), and Redman (1970). After him are Henry Schoolcraft (1793), Jacoby Shaddix (1976), Willard Schmidt (1910), Solange Knowles (1986), Lauryn Williams (1983), and Pete Stark (1931).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jerry Nelson ranks 624Before him are Skylar Grey (1986), Juice Wrld (1998), Randy Blythe (1971), Crystal Gayle (1951), Paula Cole (1968), and Redman (1970). After him are Aaron Carter (1987), Willow Smith (2000), Warrel Dane (1961), Sinitta (1968), Bobby Rydell (1942), and Sharon Robinson (1953).