Jim Davis

1909 - 1981

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Jim Davis (born Marlin Davis, August 26, 1909 – April 26, 1981) was an American actor, best known for his role as Jock Ewing in the CBS primetime soap opera, Dallas, a role he continued until he was too ill from a terminal illness to perform. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Davis has received more than 41,574 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Jim Davis is the 2,236th most popular actor (down from 1,468th in 2019), the 3,749th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,660th in 2019) and the 1,094th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Jim Davis ranks 2,236 out of 10,030Before him are Rachel Roberts, Jill Clayburgh, Eric Tsang, Ulrich Thomsen, Greg Kinnear, and Don Adams. After him are Lena Endre, Leo McKern, Sylvia Sidney, Mabel Normand, Mélanie Laurent, and Irm Hermann.

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Among people born in 1909, Jim Davis ranks 150Before him are Gene Krupa, Riccardo Freda, Leyla Mammadbeyova, Burl Ives, Ivan Bek, and Anthony Mamo. After him are Dana Andrews, Sutan Sjahrir, C. N. Annadurai, Valentina Grizodubova, Marion Dönhoff, and Morris Swadesh. Among people deceased in 1981, Jim Davis ranks 100Before him are Alexander Kotov, Claude Auchinleck, Paul Anspach, Zdeněk Burian, Ivan Eklind, and Jaap Bakema. After him are Roman Rudenko, Mariama Bâ, Zoilo Saldombide, Eraldo Monzeglio, Michele Andreolo, and Marcel Bezençon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Davis ranks 3,749 out of 15,968Before him are Mike Resnick (1942), Kelly Johnson (1910), Greg Kinnear (1963), Don Adams (1923), H.D. (1886), and Suge Knight (1965). After him are Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), Sylvia Sidney (1910), Robert Z. Leonard (1889), Mabel Normand (1892), Phyllis Schlafly (1924), and Maurice Karnaugh (1924).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jim Davis ranks 1,094Before him are Edmond O'Brien (1915), John Doman (1945), Taylor Lautner (1992), Jill Clayburgh (1944), Greg Kinnear (1963), and Don Adams (1923). After him are Sylvia Sidney (1910), Mabel Normand (1892), Anna Faris (1976), Claire Danes (1979), Richard Bright (1937), and Thomas Gibson (1962).

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