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Joseph Calleia

1897 - 1975

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Joseph Calleia ( kə-LAY-ə; born Joseph Alexander Caesar Herstall Vincent Calleja, August 4, 1897 – October 31, 1975) was a Maltese-born American actor and singer on the stage and in films, radio and television. After serving in the British Transport Service during World War I, he travelled to the United States and began his career on the stage, initially in musical comedy, but later in original Broadway productions such as Broadway (1926), The Front Page (1928), The Last Mile (1930), and Grand Hotel (1930). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Calleia has received more than 307,555 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Calleia is the 6,890th most popular actor, the 36th most popular biography from Malta and the most popular Maltese Actor.

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  • 310k

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  • 41.06

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Joseph Calleia ranks 6,890 out of 9,996Before him are Mekhi Phifer, Javier Botet, Natalia Streignard, Katie Leung, Monte Blue, and Cécile Cassel. After him are Sullivan Stapleton, Brian Hallisay, Khary Payton, Henry Lau, Steven R. McQueen, and Robert Benchley.

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Among people born in 1897, Joseph Calleia ranks 258Before him are Tom Florie, Henri Dulieux, Cecil Parker, Margaret Chase Smith, Viola Dana, and Alma Rubens. After him are Monty Banks, William Gott, Józef Lange, Robert Riskin, Hermione Gingold, and Hope Emerson. Among people deceased in 1975, Joseph Calleia ranks 230Before him are George R. Price, Lancelot Hogben, Lionel Tertis, Kay Johnson, Evelyn Brent, and Bram Fischer. After him are Fidel Ortiz, Frithjof Sælen, Alice Catherine Evans, Marjorie Main, Larry Parks, and Robert Strauss.

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In Malta

Among people born in Malta, Joseph Calleia ranks 36 out of 66Before him are Robert Abela (1977), Enrico Mizzi (1885), Albert Hyzler (1916), Joe Sacco (1960), Karmenu Vella (1950), and Alfred Sant (1948). After him are Emma Heming Willis (1978), Oliver Friggieri (1947), Maria de Dominici (1645), Carmel Busuttil (1964), George Borg Olivier (1911), and Chiara Siracusa (1976).

Among ACTORS In Malta

Among actors born in Malta, Joseph Calleia ranks 1

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