John Carroll Lynch

1963 - Today

Photo of John Carroll Lynch

Icon of person John Carroll Lynch

John Carroll Lynch (born August 1, 1963) is an American character actor and film director. He first gained notice for his role as Norm Gunderson in Fargo. He is also known for his television work on the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show as the title character's cross-dressing brother, Steve Carey, as well as on American Horror Story: Freak Show and American Horror Story: Cult as Twisty the Clown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Carroll Lynch has received more than 4,276,376 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). John Carroll Lynch is the 2,809th most popular actor (up from 3,191st in 2019), the 4,560th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,126th in 2019) and the 1,384th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Carroll Lynches by language


Among actors, John Carroll Lynch ranks 2,809 out of 10,030Before him are Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Marisa Allasio, Dennis Haysbert, Clive Revill, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Doug Savant. After him are Julie Bowen, Colm Feore, Harry Andrews, Paula Patton, Adriana Barraza, and David Spade.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1963, John Carroll Lynch ranks 143Before him are Blaze Bayley, Bernard Lama, Stanislav Cherchesov, Horacio Elizondo, James Mangold, and Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko. After him are Farahnaz Pahlavi, Vladimir Petković, Sam Lloyd, David Seaman, E. L. James, and Nasrin Sotoudeh.

Others Born in 1963

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, John Carroll Lynch ranks 4,560 out of 15,968Before him are Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1918), Dennis Haysbert (1954), George Bellows (1882), Cuba Gooding Jr. (1968), Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824), and Doug Savant (1964). After him are Phil Anselmo (1968), Julie Bowen (1970), Colm Feore (1958), Buster Douglas (1960), Godfrey Reggio (1940), and Ed Heinemann (1908).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Carroll Lynch ranks 1,384Before him are Bruce McGill (1950), Kristanna Loken (1979), Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1918), Dennis Haysbert (1954), Cuba Gooding Jr. (1968), and Doug Savant (1964). After him are Julie Bowen (1970), Colm Feore (1958), Paula Patton (1975), David Spade (1964), Sage Stallone (1976), and Lou Costello (1906).

Television and Movie Roles