Jimmy Durante

1893 - 1980

Jimmy Durante

James Francis Durante ( də-RAN-tee, Italian: [duˈrante]; February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American actor, comedian, singer, and pianist. His distinctive gravelly speech, Lower East Side accent, comic language-butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and prominent nose helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Durante has received more than 1,963,074 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,671st most popular actor.

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  • 2.0M

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  • 47.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jimmy Durante ranks 2,649 out of 8,832Before him are Yolande Moreau, Mary Wickes, Valerie Perrine, Jude Ciccolella, Temuera Morrison, and Olive Thomas. After him are Moses Gunn, Dorothy McGuire, Tyrese Gibson, Hope Lange, Marcia Wallace, and Dylan O'Brien.

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Among people born in 1893, Jimmy Durante ranks 141Before him are Aarre Merikanto, Kathryn Adams, Georg Åberg, Konstantin Muraviev, Marcel Minnaert, and Elisaveta Bagriana. After him are Fatima Jinnah, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Willy Böckl, Walter Noddack, I. A. Richards, and Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1980, Jimmy Durante ranks 150Before him are Rafael Paasio, Richard Chase, C. P. Snow, Vladimír Holan, Pyotr Masherov, and José de Anchieta Fontana. After him are Boris Delaunay, Harri Larva, Boun Oum, Philip Guston, Helmut Käutner, and Aleksander Ford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy Durante ranks 4,353 out of 12,171Before him are Jude Ciccolella (1947), Jim Croce (1943), Olive Thomas (1894), Grover Washington Jr. (1943), Rick James (1948), and Abbey Lincoln (1930). After him are Florence Harding (1860), Stephen F. Austin (1793), Zane Grey (1872), Jerry Schatzberg (1927), Billy Sheehan (1953), and Moses Gunn (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jimmy Durante ranks 1,294Before him are Chadwick Boseman (1977), Simon Helberg (1980), Mary Wickes (1910), Valerie Perrine (1943), Jude Ciccolella (1947), and Olive Thomas (1894). After him are Moses Gunn (1929), Dorothy McGuire (1916), Tyrese Gibson (1978), Hope Lange (1933), Marcia Wallace (1942), and Dylan O'Brien (1991).