Johnston McCulley

1883 - 1958

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Johnston McCulley (February 2, 1883 – November 23, 1958) was an American writer, the author of hundreds of stories, fifty novels, numerous screenplays for film and television, and the creator of the character Zorro. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnston McCulley has received more than 233,661 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Johnston McCulley is the 2,014th most popular writer (down from 1,837th in 2019), the 2,523rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,168th in 2019) and the 239th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Johnston McCulley ranks 2,014 out of 5,794Before him are Roger Peyrefitte, Magnús Scheving, Ottavio Rinuccini, Charles de Brosses, Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, and Maria Shriver. After him are Charles Maturin, Maurice Sendak, Nelson Algren, Gaston Paris, Matthew Arnold, and James M. Cain.

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Among people born in 1883, Johnston McCulley ranks 85Before him are Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, Eurico Gaspar Dutra, Hermann Abendroth, Bogdan Filov, Joseph Stilwell, and Prince Konrad of Bavaria. After him are Riccardo Zandonai, Bertram Ramsay, Leonid Kulik, Dmitry Manuilsky, Henk Sneevliet, and Edwin Sutherland. Among people deceased in 1958, Johnston McCulley ranks 57Before him are Luigi Musso, Peter Collins, Johannes R. Becher, Florian Znaniecki, Pierre-Étienne Flandin, and Infanta Eulalia of Spain. After him are Roger Byrne, José Miaja, Stuart Lewis-Evans, Ivan Yefimovich Petrov, Claire Lee Chennault, and Rudolf Rocker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnston McCulley ranks 2,523 out of 15,968Before him are Ivan Sutherland (1938), Heather Locklear (1961), Richard Basehart (1914), Curtis Hanson (1945), Henry H. Arnold (1886), and Maria Shriver (1955). After him are J. Walter Christie (1865), Maurice Sendak (1928), Michelle Williams (1980), Henry A. Wallace (1888), Dennis Wilson (1944), and Michael DeBakey (1908).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Johnston McCulley ranks 239Before him are Suzanne Collins (1962), Anne Sexton (1928), Joan Didion (1934), Edward Gorey (1925), Nora Ephron (1941), and Maria Shriver (1955). After him are Maurice Sendak (1928), Nelson Algren (1909), James M. Cain (1892), Neil Postman (1931), Margaret Fuller (1810), and Kate Millett (1934).