ACTOR

John Wesley Shipp

1955 - Today

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John Wesley Shipp (born January 22, 1955) is an American actor known for his various television roles. He played the lead Barry Allen on CBS's superhero series The Flash from 1990 to 1991, and Mitch Leery, the title character's father, on the drama series Dawson's Creek from 1998 to 2001. Shipp has also played several roles in daytime soap operas including Kelly Nelson on Guiding Light from 1980 to 1984, and Douglas Cummings on As the World Turns from 1985 to 1986 (which earned him his first Daytime Emmy Award). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Wesley Shipp has received more than 1,572,768 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. John Wesley Shipp is the 3,049th most popular actor (down from 2,755th in 2019), the 4,888th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,525th in 2019) and the 1,492nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 60.83

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  • 21

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  • 4.06

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  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, John Wesley Shipp ranks 3,049 out of 10,030Before him are Alicia Silverstone, Barry Corbin, Hans Alfredson, Bruno Kirby, Christina Hendricks, and Peter Facinelli. After him are Jason Alexander, Raymond Cruz, Derek de Lint, Carlos Bernard, C. Aubrey Smith, and Mimsy Farmer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1955, John Wesley Shipp ranks 180Before him are Edwin Moses, Brian Kobilka, Kang Kyung-wha, Robert Richardson, Ildikó Enyedi, and Philippe Streiff. After him are Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, Billy Blanks, Bill Condon, Anatoly Chubais, Catherine Hardwicke, and Dominique Rocheteau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Wesley Shipp ranks 4,888 out of 15,968Before him are Dorothy Lamour (1914), Alicia Silverstone (1976), Barry Corbin (1940), Bruno Kirby (1949), Christina Hendricks (1975), and Peter Facinelli (1973). After him are Edmund Wilson (1895), Jason Alexander (1959), Raymond Cruz (1961), Robert Atkins (1930), Carl Scarborough (1914), and Rikky von Opel (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, John Wesley Shipp ranks 1,492Before him are Dorothy Lamour (1914), Alicia Silverstone (1976), Barry Corbin (1940), Bruno Kirby (1949), Christina Hendricks (1975), and Peter Facinelli (1973). After him are Jason Alexander (1959), Raymond Cruz (1961), Carlos Bernard (1962), Mimsy Farmer (1945), Gina Carano (1982), and Maggie Grace (1983).

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