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 27,422 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). John Payne is the 676th most popular actor (down from 618th in 2019), the 1,232nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,254th in 2019) and the 339th 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 676 out of 10,030Before him are Mads Mikkelsen, Barry Nelson, Vera Miles, Louis Jourdan, Katina Paxinou, and Michael York. After him are Lee Majors, John Saxon, Walter Brennan, Jennifer Jones, Dev Anand, and James Garner.

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Among people born in 1912, John Payne ranks 57Before him are Elsa Morante, Cornel Wilde, Pedro Armendáriz, Tibor Sekelj, Lawrence Durrell, and Pat Nixon. After him are George Emil Palade, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Julius Axelrod, Ertuğrul Osman, Shoichi Nishimura, and Princess Deokhye. Among people deceased in 1989, John Payne ranks 46Before him are Michel Aflaq, Irving Stone, George Beadle, Joris Ivens, Graham Chapman, and Cornel Wilde. After him are Princess Deokhye, Valentin Glushko, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Irving Berlin, Franklin J. Schaffner, and Werner Best.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Payne ranks 1,232 out of 15,968Before him are Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941), Larry Flynt (1942), Barry Nelson (1917), Vera Miles (1929), Grant Wood (1891), and Aaron Copland (1900). After him are Lee Majors (1939), John Grisham (1955), Donna Leon (1942), John Saxon (1935), Walter Brennan (1894), and Stan Smith (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Payne ranks 339Before him are Carl Reiner (1922), Lita Grey (1908), Cesar Romero (1907), Alyson Hannigan (1974), Barry Nelson (1917), and Vera Miles (1929). After him are Lee Majors (1939), John Saxon (1935), Walter Brennan (1894), Jennifer Jones (1919), James Garner (1928), and Frank Langella (1938).

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