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John Derek

1926 - 1998

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John Derek (born Derek Delevan Harris; August 12, 1926 – May 22, 1998) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer and photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Derek has received more than 4,059,607 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). John Derek is the 1,167th most popular actor (up from 1,436th in 2019), the 2,080th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,556th in 2019) and the 568th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, John Derek ranks 1,167 out of 9,996Before him are David Prowse, Teri Hatcher, Candice Bergen, Tanya Roberts, Kate Beckinsale, and Norma Shearer. After him are Ajay Devgn, Mary McDonnell, Renato Salvatori, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Djimon Hounsou, and Ethel Barrymore.

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Among people born in 1926, John Derek ranks 114Before him are Nuon Chea, Zinaida Portnova, Galina Vishnevskaya, Efraín Ríos Montt, Henry Molaison, and Yevgeny Leonov. After him are Raul Hilberg, Aaron Klug, Per Wahlöö, Nina Kulagina, Gordon Scott, and Jérôme Lejeune. Among people deceased in 1998, John Derek ranks 65Before him are Kenichi Fukui, Marie-Louise von Franz, Anne Desclos, Remo Giazotto, Marie-Louise Meilleur, and Shoichi Nishimura. After him are Zlatko Čajkovski, Ferenc Deák, Haxhi Lleshi, Jerome Robbins, Ted Hughes, and László Szabó.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Derek ranks 2,080 out of 18,182Before him are Perry Como (1912), Tommie Smith (1944), Teri Hatcher (1964), Candice Bergen (1946), Tanya Roberts (1955), and Harpo Marx (1888). After him are Lewis Hine (1874), William Halsey Jr. (1882), Agnes Smedley (1892), Curtis LeMay (1906), Mary McDonnell (1952), and Asher Brown Durand (1796).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Derek ranks 568Before him are Brendan Fraser (1968), Armand Assante (1949), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Teri Hatcher (1964), Candice Bergen (1946), and Tanya Roberts (1955). After him are Mary McDonnell (1952), Ethel Barrymore (1879), Gabriel Macht (1972), Cyd Charisse (1922), Gloria Grahame (1923), and Paul Michael Glaser (1943).

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