John Kitzmiller

1913 - 1965

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John Kitzmiller (December 4, 1913 – February 23, 1965) was an American actor who worked in his native land, as well as Italy and the United Kingdom. Kitzmiller achieved his greatest fame as a popular and versatile actor in Europe, making an estimated forty European films. He was the first black actor to win the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor in 1957 for his role in the Yugoslav (Slovenia) film Valley of Peace. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Kitzmiller has received more than 214,459 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John Kitzmiller is the 2,958th most popular actor (down from 2,625th in 2019), the 4,637th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,295th in 2019) and the 1,403rd most popular Actor.

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Among actors, John Kitzmiller ranks 2,958 out of 9,996Before him are Elizabeth Mitchell, Ellen Terry, Anna Galiena, Simon MacCorkindale, Emily Deschanel, and Ita Ever. After him are Madhubala, Warwick Davis, Michael McKean, Lydia Shum, Mikheil Chiaureli, and Stephen McKinley Henderson.

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Among people born in 1913, John Kitzmiller ranks 171Before him are Renato Castellani, Charles Helou, Yaşar Doğu, Georges Candilis, Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, and Gisela Mauermayer. After him are Teodoro Fernández, John Cairncross, Vasco Pratolini, Salvador Artigas, Mark Robson, and Prince Ludwig of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1965, John Kitzmiller ranks 108Before him are Boris Barnet, Nikolay Lossky, Laureano Gómez, Daniel-Rops, Johnny Hayes, and Joseph Grew. After him are Roger Vailland, Johannes Bobrowski, Edward R. Murrow, Harry Crerar, Henry Cowell, and Píndaro de Carvalho Rodrigues.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Kitzmiller ranks 4,637 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Z. Leonard (1889), Emily Deschanel (1976), Janet Asimov (1926), William R. Pogue (1930), James R. Schlesinger (1929), and Lester Germer (1896). After him are Pete Rose (1941), Donald Byrd (1932), Michael McKean (1947), Gene Autry (1907), Kylie Jenner (1997), and W. C. Handy (1873).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Kitzmiller ranks 1,403Before him are Melinda Culea (1955), Perry King (1948), Gregory Hines (1946), Stephen Tobolowsky (1951), Elizabeth Mitchell (1970), and Emily Deschanel (1976). After him are Michael McKean (1947), Stephen McKinley Henderson (1949), Herbert Ross (1927), Norman Lloyd (1914), Catherine Hicks (1951), and Jennie Garth (1972).

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