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John Hillerman

1932 - 2017

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John Benedict Hillerman (December 20, 1932 – November 9, 2017) was an American actor best known for his starring role as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III on the television series Magnum, P.I. that aired from 1980 to 1988. For his role as Higgins, Hillerman earned five Golden Globe nominations, winning in 1981, and four Emmy nominations, winning in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hillerman has received more than 2,433,102 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). John Hillerman is the 1,498th most popular actor (down from 1,453rd in 2019), the 2,577th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,584th in 2019) and the 727th most popular American Actor.

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  • 27

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  • 3.35

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Among actors, John Hillerman ranks 1,498 out of 9,996Before him are Maggie Cheung, Alla Nazimova, Edward Herrmann, Patricia Arquette, Arthur Kennedy, and Bill Duke. After him are Ralph Waite, Martha Scott, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeffrey Wright, Pauley Perrette, and Allan Edwall.

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Among people born in 1932, John Hillerman ranks 135Before him are Piper Laurie, Jerzy Hoffman, Oleg Protopopov, Gato Barbieri, Carlyle Glean, and Alvin Plantinga. After him are Momoko Kōchi, Félix Malloum, Michael H. Hart, Hassan Al-Turabi, Jan Jindra, and Anna Moffo. Among people deceased in 2017, John Hillerman ranks 123Before him are Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, Yasuyuki Kuwahara, Kate Millett, Robert Miles, Jerry Fodor, and Jean d'Ormesson. After him are Don Rickles, Violet Brown, Pierre Henry, Manuel Marín, Naim Süleymanoğlu, and Omar Abdel-Rahman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Hillerman ranks 2,577 out of 18,182Before him are David Duke (1950), Alvin Plantinga (1932), Patricia Arquette (1968), Claire Lee Chennault (1890), Arthur Kennedy (1914), and Bill Duke (1943). After him are Don Rickles (1926), Ralph Waite (1928), Martha Scott (1912), Jeffrey Hunter (1926), Carl Sandburg (1878), and Jeffrey Wright (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Hillerman ranks 727Before him are Sue Lyon (1946), Rip Torn (1931), Edward Herrmann (1943), Patricia Arquette (1968), Arthur Kennedy (1914), and Bill Duke (1943). After him are Ralph Waite (1928), Martha Scott (1912), Jeffrey Hunter (1926), Jeffrey Wright (1965), Pauley Perrette (1969), and Leslie Easterbrook (1949).

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