John Gavin

1931 - 2018

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John Gavin (born Juan Vincent Apablasa; April 8, 1931 – February 9, 2018) was an American actor and diplomat who was the president of the Screen Actors Guild (1971–73), and the United States Ambassador to Mexico (1981–86). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Gavin has received more than 2,393,456 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Gavin is the 2,024th most popular actor (down from 1,059th in 2019), the 3,307th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,918th in 2019) and the 934th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.4M

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  • 54.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, John Gavin ranks 2,024 out of 13,578Before him are Sung Kang, Jean Smart, Marlon Jackson, Amaury Nolasco, Georges Descrières, and Barbara Babcock. After him are Paul Giamatti, Sho Kosugi, Lupe Vélez, Andréa Ferréol, Georgy Vitsin, and June Whitfield.

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Among people born in 1931, John Gavin ranks 191Before him are Ted Kotcheff, George Maciunas, Shunsuke Kikuchi, Iajuddin Ahmed, Krzysztof Komeda, and Fred Brooks. After him are Dritëro Agolli, George Vassiliou, Linda Nochlin, Mamie Van Doren, Alda Merini, and William Goldman. Among people deceased in 2018, John Gavin ranks 148Before him are Sergio Marchionne, Nancy Roman, Per Kirkeby, Abdel Rahman Swar al-Dahab, Rachid Taha, and Darío Castrillón Hoyos. After him are June Whitfield, José Antonio Abreu, Neil Simon, Lindsay Kemp, William Goldman, and Anna Maria Ferrero.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Gavin ranks 3,307 out of 20,380Before him are Susanne Langer (1895), Steve Gadd (1945), Moondog (1916), Raymond Franz (1922), Barbara Babcock (1937), and Fred Brooks (1931). After him are Tracey Adams (1958), Rusty Schweickart (1935), Paul Giamatti (1967), P. J. Kennedy (1858), Leslie Lamport (1941), and Sanford Robinson Gifford (1823).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Gavin ranks 934Before him are Joe Don Baker (1936), Ann Miller (1923), Sung Kang (1972), Jean Smart (1951), Marlon Jackson (1957), and Barbara Babcock (1937). After him are Paul Giamatti (1967), Lauren Graham (1967), Richard Jordan (1937), Nancy Marchand (1928), Tom Bosley (1927), and Alfre Woodard (1952).

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