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John Payne

1912 - 1989

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John Howard Payne (May 23, 1912 – December 6, 1989) was an American film actor who is mainly remembered from film noir crime stories and 20th Century Fox musical films, and for his leading roles in Miracle on 34th Street and the NBC Western television series The Restless Gun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Payne has received more than 33,303 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. John Payne is the 692nd most popular actor (down from 676th in 2019), the 1,283rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,231st in 2019) and the 342nd most popular American Actor.

John Payne is most famous for being an actor in the film Gone with the Wind.

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Among actors, John Payne ranks 692 out of 9,996Before him are Fanny Ardant, Anthony Mann, Michael Nyqvist, Takashi Shimura, André Antoine, and Cléo de Mérode. After him are James Garner, Annette Bening, Brendan Gleeson, Shelley Duvall, Dean Reed, and Lale Andersen.

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Among people born in 1912, John Payne ranks 57Before him are Tibor Sekelj, Ghazi of Iraq, George Emil Palade, Ertuğrul Osman, Pedro Armendáriz, and Julius Axelrod. After him are Patrick White, Cornel Wilde, Isser Harel, Salvador Luria, José Ferrer, and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker. Among people deceased in 1989, John Payne ranks 49Before him are Michel Aflaq, Princess Deokhye, Ahmadou Ahidjo, Danilo Kiš, Irving Stone, and Irving Berlin. After him are Lucille Ball, Cornel Wilde, Graham Chapman, James Bond, Countess Georgina von Wilczek, and Kaoru Ishikawa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Payne ranks 1,283 out of 18,182Before him are Raymond Davis Jr. (1914), Chevy Chase (1943), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Mike Shinoda (1977), and Julius Axelrod (1912). After him are Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), James Garner (1928), Henry Gantt (1861), Lewis A. Swift (1820), Annette Bening (1958), and Michael Stuart Brown (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Payne ranks 342Before him are Mark Ruffalo (1967), Dwight Schultz (1947), Alyson Hannigan (1974), Lisa Kudrow (1963), John Forsythe (1918), and Anthony Mann (1906). After him are James Garner (1928), Annette Bening (1958), Shelley Duvall (1949), Dean Reed (1938), Kelly McGillis (1957), and Linda Lee Cadwell (1945).

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