John Marley

1907 - 1984

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John Marley (born John Chavous, October 17, 1907 – May 22, 1984) was an American actor who was known for his role as Phil Cavalleri in Love Story and as Jack Woltz— the defiant film mogul who awakens to find the severed head of his prized horse in his bed—in The Godfather (1972). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Marley has received more than 617,065 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. John Marley is the 2,532nd most popular actor (down from 2,341st in 2019), the 4,176th most popular biography from United States and the 1,236th most popular American Actor.

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  • 620k

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  • 62.01

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, John Marley ranks 2,532 out of 10,030Before him are Dom DeLuise, Danai Gurira, Rockmond Dunbar, Janusz Gajos, Park Seo-joon, and Marc Lawrence. After him are Lloyd Bacon, Lois Smith, Barry Morse, Nina Foch, Judy Davis, and Thomas Jane.

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Among people born in 1907, John Marley ranks 166Before him are William Steig, Ursula Kuczynski, Luigi Beccali, Paul Magloire, Günter Eich, and Ilona Elek. After him are Ragnar Nurkse, Rosalind Russell, Blagoje Marjanović, Joseph-Armand Bombardier, Sándor Veress, and Jean Aerts. Among people deceased in 1984, John Marley ranks 118Before him are J. B. Priestley, Lola Anglada, Matías González, Fazıl Küçük, Hovhannes Shiraz, and Jackie Wilson. After him are Blagoje Marjanović, Arkhip Lyulka, Ralph Kirkpatrick, Kim Il, Valery Voronin, and Roberto Porta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Marley ranks 4,176 out of 15,968Before him are Johnny Appleseed (1774), Rockmond Dunbar (1974), Arthur Melvin Okun (1928), Jackie Wilson (1934), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), and Marc Lawrence (1910). After him are Lloyd Bacon (1889), Cotton Mather (1663), Lois Smith (1930), Carmen McRae (1922), Chuck Schuldiner (1967), and Paul Rand (1914).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Marley ranks 1,236Before him are David Butler (1894), Anne Shirley (1918), Dom DeLuise (1933), Danai Gurira (1978), Rockmond Dunbar (1974), and Marc Lawrence (1910). After him are Lloyd Bacon (1889), Lois Smith (1930), Thomas Jane (1969), Sid Haig (1939), Rosalind Russell (1907), and Kristen Bell (1980).

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