Jimmy Durante

1893 - 1980

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Jimmy Durante ( də-RAN-tee, Italian: [duˈrante]; February 10, 1893 – January 29, 1980) was an American actor, comedian, singer, vaudevillian, 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 2,413,950 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Jimmy Durante is the 3,092nd most popular actor (down from 2,630th in 2019), the 4,957th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,350th in 2019) and the 1,516th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Jimmy Durante ranks 3,092 out of 10,030Before him are Cansu Dere, Martina Gedeck, Alexandra Hedison, Amy Madigan, Oscar Isaac, and Chiara Mastroianni. After him are Jean Marsh, Fred Gwynne, Billie Burke, Nigel Bruce, Nick Cassavetes, and Russ Tamblyn.

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Among people born in 1893, Jimmy Durante ranks 157Before him are Karimeh Abbud, Georg Åberg, Elisaveta Bagriana, Edna Parker, Bekir Çoban-zade, and Nestor Lakoba. After him are Louise Weiss, Haykanoush Danielyan, Arthur Benjamin, Konstantin Muraviev, Charley Chase, and Platon Oyunsky. Among people deceased in 1980, Jimmy Durante ranks 165Before him are Rafael Paasio, Rostislav Alexeyev, Aleksander Ford, Nihat Erim, Katherine Anne Porter, and Harri Larva. After him are Joseph Banks Rhine, Andrija Anković, George Pal, Petar Trifunović, Miliza Korjus, and Philip Guston.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy Durante ranks 4,957 out of 15,968Before him are Amy Madigan (1950), Larry O'Brien (1917), Betty Holberton (1917), Billy Blanks (1955), Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (1964), and Dee Dee Warwick (1942). After him are Fred Gwynne (1926), Billie Burke (1884), Asa Gray (1810), Joey Kramer (1950), Manny Ayulo (1921), and Charles Yerkes (1837).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jimmy Durante ranks 1,516Before him are Margo Martindale (1951), Anna Kendrick (1985), Brenda Strong (1960), Julian Beck (1925), Alexandra Hedison (1969), and Amy Madigan (1950). After him are Fred Gwynne (1926), Billie Burke (1884), Nick Cassavetes (1959), Russ Tamblyn (1934), Jennifer Esposito (1973), and John Terry (1950).

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