John Saxon

1935 - 2020

John Saxon

John Saxon (born Carmine Orrico; August 5, 1936 – July 25, 2020) was an American actor who worked on more than 200 projects during a span of 60 years. He was known for his work in Westerns and horror films, often playing police officers and detectives. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Saxon studied acting with Stella Adler before beginning his career as a contract actor for Universal Pictures, appearing in such films as Rock, Pretty Baby (1956) and Portrait in Black (1961), which earned him a reputation as a teen idol and won him a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Saxon has received more than 2,253,321 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,058th most popular actor.

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  • 27

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  • 3.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, John Saxon ranks 1,046 out of 8,832Before him are Michael Biehn, Sterling Hayden, Angela Bassett, Olympia Dukakis, Capucine, and Paul Rudd. After him are George Hamilton, Ethel Barrymore, Olivia Hussey, Patrick Macnee, Ricardo Montalbán, and Victoria Principal.

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Among people born in 1935, John Saxon ranks 90Before him are Lee Remick, Vladislav Volkov, Maj Sjöwall, Jack Welch, Monique Wittig, and Richard Brautigan. After him are David Lodge, Mário Coluna, Marc Augé, Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Ján Popluhár, and Azzedine Alaïa. Among people deceased in 2020, John Saxon ranks 24Before him are Brian Dennehy, Freeman Dyson, Vera Lynn, Jerry Stiller, Jack Welch, and Carl Reiner. After him are Honor Blackman, Buck Henry, Bill Withers, Eddie Van Halen, Robert Conrad, and Kobe Bryant.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Saxon ranks 1,950 out of 12,171Before him are Alan Menken (1949), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Jeffrey C. Hall (1945), Peter Diamond (1940), and Paul Rudd (1969). After him are George Hamilton (1939), Agnes Smedley (1892), Ethel Barrymore (1879), Larry Scott (1938), Samuel Fuller (1912), and Carole King (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Saxon ranks 506Before him are Vic Morrow (1929), Michael Biehn (1956), Sterling Hayden (1916), Angela Bassett (1958), Olympia Dukakis (1931), and Paul Rudd (1969). After him are George Hamilton (1939), Ethel Barrymore (1879), Marcia Cross (1962), Brendan Fraser (1968), Wade Williams (1961), and Jim Caviezel (1968).