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Joe E. Brown

1891 - 1973

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Joseph Evans Brown (July 28, 1892 – July 6, 1973) was an American actor and comedian, remembered for his friendly screen persona, comic timing, and enormous elastic-mouth smile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe E. Brown has received more than 1,022,486 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Joe E. Brown is the 4,427th most popular actor (up from 5,789th in 2019), the 6,617th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,996th in 2019) and the 2,068th most popular American Actor.

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  • 46.54

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  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Joe E. Brown ranks 4,427 out of 9,996Before him are Rose Leslie, Tom Byron, Chang Chen, Eleonora Giorgi, Lorella De Luca, and Deborra-Lee Furness. After him are Toshiyuki Morikawa, Ben Chaplin, America Ferrera, Christopher Cazenove, Jamie Bell, and Robert Guillaume.

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Among people born in 1891, Joe E. Brown ranks 199Before him are Ted Meredith, Nikolai Golovanov, Virgilio Fossati, Archie Mayo, Hamo Beknazarian, and Hendrik Adamson. After him are Arthur Bliss, Charley Toorop, Hitoshi Sasaki, André Labatut, William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, and Leopold Vietoris. Among people deceased in 1973, Joe E. Brown ranks 188Before him are Jane Bowles, M. Ageyev, Alfred Schmitt, Emil Voigt, Elizabeth Bowen, and Robert Armstrong. After him are Hilda Geiringer, William Haines, Gustav Freij, Arthur Freed, Aleksandr Ponomarev, and Grigore Moisil.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe E. Brown ranks 6,617 out of 18,182Before him are Yokozuna (1966), Tom Byron (1961), Judith Krantz (1928), Nicholas Metropolis (1915), Russell Westbrook (1988), and Timothy Pickering (1745). After him are Steve Wynn (1942), Julie Garwood (1946), Patrick Rothfuss (1973), America Ferrera (1984), Tom Verlaine (1949), and Beverly Sills (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Joe E. Brown ranks 2,068Before him are John McIntire (1907), Jason Biggs (1978), Philip Ahn (1905), Barry Van Dyke (1951), Loretta Devine (1949), and Tom Byron (1961). After him are America Ferrera (1984), Robert Guillaume (1927), Paul McCrane (1961), Matt Frewer (1958), Corbin Bleu (1989), and Mark Damon (1933).

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