Johnny Carson

1925 - 2005

Johnny Carson

John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known as the host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Television Academy's 1980 Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Carson has received more than 7,576,076 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 16th most popular presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.6M

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  • 52.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Johnny Carson ranks 14 out of 94Before him are Alex Jones, David Letterman, Bear Grylls, Anna Moffo, Ed Sullivan, and Walter Cronkite. After him are Fred Rogers, Christine Chubbuck, Nick Vujicic, Rudi Carrell, Michael Buffer, and Sharon Osbourne.

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Among people born in 1925, Johnny Carson ranks 147Before him are Katherine MacGregor, Roger Hanin, Cathy Berberian, Farley Granger, Uzi Narkiss, and Alexandre do Nascimento. After him are Ilie Verdeț, Nina Lobkovskaya, Francisco Álvarez Martínez, Sufi Abu Taleb, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, and Giovanni Spadolini. Among people deceased in 2005, Johnny Carson ranks 97Before him are Vincent Schiavelli, Andre Gunder Frank, Hermann Bondi, James Doohan, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, and Ronald Golias. After him are Vasco Gonçalves, George Mikan, Tonino Delli Colli, Andre Norton, Tilly Fleischer, and Jair da Rosa Pinto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Carson ranks 2,826 out of 12,171Before him are Jerry Orbach (1935), Tyra Banks (1973), Frank Stallone (1950), Thomas F. Wilson (1959), Wilford Brimley (1934), and Al Martino (1927). After him are Kristen Stewart (1990), Asa Akira (1986), Jim Thorpe (1887), Ethel Kennedy (1928), Alice Coltrane (1937), and Annie Proulx (1935).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Johnny Carson ranks 10Before him are Henry Rollins (1961), Alex Jones (1974), David Letterman (1947), Anna Moffo (1932), Ed Sullivan (1901), and Walter Cronkite (1916). After him are Fred Rogers (1928), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Conan O'Brien (1963), Phil McGraw (1950), Howard Stern (1954), and Regis Philbin (1931).