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John Spencer

1946 - 2005

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John Spencer (born John Speshock Jr.; December 20, 1946 – December 16, 2005) was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Leo McGarry on the NBC political drama series The West Wing and for his role as attorney Tommy Mullaney in L.A. Law. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Spencer has received more than 62,651 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). John Spencer is the 2,740th most popular actor (up from 4,049th in 2019), the 4,351st most popular biography from United States (up from 6,298th in 2019) and the 1,305th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, John Spencer ranks 2,740 out of 9,996Before him are Petra Schürmann, David Tomlinson, Asia Argento, Michael Moriarty, Sarah Rafferty, and Tamara Toumanova. After him are Ray Stevenson, Tommy Flanagan, Moira Orfei, Laurie Metcalf, Lew Ayres, and Bernard Giraudeau.

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Among people born in 1946, John Spencer ranks 281Before him are Michael Green, Dick van Dijk, George Duke, Paul Davies, Dan O'Bannon, and Johnson Toribiong. After him are Moritz Leuenberger, Carl Wilson, Robert Metcalfe, Davorin Popović, Suzanne Somers, and Aleksander Wolszczan. Among people deceased in 2005, John Spencer ranks 142Before him are Link Wray, Wee Kim Wee, Jacques Villeret, Shoji Nishio, Stanley Williams, and Zainab al Ghazali. After him are Eduardo Paolozzi, Corrado Bafile, Donald Watson, Alexander Gomelsky, George Gerbner, and André Waterkeyn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Spencer ranks 4,351 out of 18,182Before him are Peter Revson (1939), William R. King (1786), Mark Tobey (1890), James Salter (1925), Michael Moriarty (1941), and Sarah Rafferty (1972). After him are Braxton Bragg (1817), Laurie Metcalf (1955), Ryan Murphy (1965), A. Merritt (1884), Sewall Wright (1889), and Lew Ayres (1908).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Spencer ranks 1,305Before him are Sam J. Jones (1954), Joe Morton (1947), Dick Miller (1928), Julie Adams (1926), Michael Moriarty (1941), and Sarah Rafferty (1972). After him are Laurie Metcalf (1955), Lew Ayres (1908), Queen Latifah (1970), Sally Kirkland (1941), Art LaFleur (1943), and Wil Wheaton (1972).

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