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 1,948,742 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). John Hillerman is the 1,454th most popular actor (down from 1,267th in 2019), the 2,585th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,344th in 2019) and the 713th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, John Hillerman ranks 1,454 out of 10,030Before him are Song Kang-ho, Ann Rutherford, Steven Bauer, Jean Arthur, Tom Courtenay, and Marisa Mell. After him are Rupert Grint, Mahershala Ali, Marg Helgenberger, Lorne Greene, Allan Edwall, and Wendy Hiller.

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Among people born in 1932, John Hillerman ranks 144Before him are Félix Malloum, Joseph Zen, Bob Pettit, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Eero Aarnio, and Orlando Letelier. After him are Joel Grey, Jerzy Hoffman, Ieng Thirith, Spyros Kyprianou, Zózimo, and Inese Jaunzeme. Among people deceased in 2017, John Hillerman ranks 131Before him are Michael Parks, Christine Kaufmann, Kate Millett, Raymond Smullyan, Manuel Sanchís Martínez, and Heinz Kessler. After him are Lubomyr Husar, William Peter Blatty, Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, Frank Vincent, Ángel Nieto, and Miguel Ferrer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Hillerman ranks 2,585 out of 15,968Before him are Jean Arthur (1900), Jon Brower Minnoch (1941), Alexander Haig (1924), Tony Robbins (1960), Carla Bley (1936), and Madeleine Astor (1893). After him are Lionel Hampton (1908), William Moulton Marston (1893), Robert Grant Aitken (1864), Daniel Boone (1734), John Sculley (1939), and Mahershala Ali (1974).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Hillerman ranks 713Before him are Miriam Hopkins (1902), Claude Akins (1926), Chris Pine (1980), Macaulay Culkin (1980), Téa Leoni (1966), and Jean Arthur (1900). After him are Mahershala Ali (1974), Marg Helgenberger (1958), Geoffrey Lewis (1935), Peter Boyle (1935), Billy Drago (1945), and Walter Koenig (1936).

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