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 3,600,518 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). John Derek is the 1,436th most popular actor (up from 1,480th in 2019), the 2,557th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,680th in 2019) and the 703rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.6M

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  • 65.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, John Derek ranks 1,436 out of 10,030Before him are Josh Duhamel, Nicoletta Braschi, Katherine Heigl, Jean Delannoy, Rossy de Palma, and Tallulah Bankhead. After him are Nathan Fillion, Linda Blair, Roscoe Arbuckle, Zac Efron, Miriam Hopkins, and Claude Akins.

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Among people born in 1926, John Derek ranks 140Before him are Kim Jong-pil, Jürgen Moltmann, Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo, Rafi Eitan, Peter Graves, and Raul Hilberg. After him are Claude Akins, Judith Malina, Valerio Zurlini, Teddy Scholten, Jimmy Savile, and Mark Taimanov. Among people deceased in 1998, John Derek ranks 82Before him are Hans von Ohain, César Baldaccini, Efim Geller, Shotaro Ishinomori, Shinichi Suzuki, and Momoko Kōchi. After him are Aymoré Moreira, Marie-Louise Meilleur, Lucio Battisti, Zbigniew Herbert, Sōsuke Uno, and Georgy Sviridov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Derek ranks 2,557 out of 15,968Before him are Wendy Carlos (1939), Don Walsh (1931), Josh Duhamel (1972), Katherine Heigl (1978), Tallulah Bankhead (1902), and David Riesman (1909). After him are Raymond Smullyan (1919), John Adams (1947), Linda Blair (1959), Roscoe Arbuckle (1887), Jon Kabat-Zinn (1944), and Zac Efron (1987).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Derek ranks 703Before him are Henry Silva (1928), Jo Van Fleet (1915), Amber Heard (1986), Josh Duhamel (1972), Katherine Heigl (1978), and Tallulah Bankhead (1902). After him are Linda Blair (1959), Roscoe Arbuckle (1887), Zac Efron (1987), Miriam Hopkins (1902), Claude Akins (1926), and Chris Pine (1980).

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