Joseph Cotten

1905 - 1994

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Joseph Cheshire Cotten Jr. (May 15, 1905 – February 6, 1994) was an American film, stage, radio and television actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Cotten has received more than 1,941,037 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Joseph Cotten is the 854th most popular actor (up from 873rd in 2019), the 1,583rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,690th in 2019) and the 424th most popular American Actor.

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  • 68.25

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  • 38

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  • 3.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Joseph Cotten ranks 854 out of 10,030Before him are Héctor Elizondo, Carroll Baker, Lotte Lenya, Eric Idle, Yuri Nikulin, and Lloyd Bridges. After him are Mario Adorf, Eric Bana, Robert Shaw, Hervé Villechaize, David Caruso, and Francisco Rabal.

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Among people born in 1905, Joseph Cotten ranks 58Before him are Ivan Serov, Dolores del Río, Emmanuel Mounier, Daniil Kharms, Sada Abe, and Erika Mann. After him are Severo Ochoa, Pierre Levegh, Erwin Chargaff, Albert Pierrepoint, Piet Hein, and Karl Guthe Jansky. Among people deceased in 1994, Joseph Cotten ranks 66Before him are Terence Young, James Clavell, Ken Noritake, Sylva Koscina, Wilma Rudolph, and Nicolás Gómez Dávila. After him are Jeffrey Dahmer, Max Bill, Chung Il-kwon, Tengiz Abuladze, Cab Calloway, and John Edward Williams.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Cotten ranks 1,583 out of 15,968Before him are Héctor Elizondo (1936), Carroll Baker (1931), Erich Segal (1937), Annie Jump Cannon (1863), Lloyd Bridges (1913), and Michael Connelly (1956). After him are Robert E. Howard (1906), Axl Rose (1962), David Caruso (1956), Julia Child (1912), Aaron Burr (1756), and Gore Vidal (1925).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Joseph Cotten ranks 424Before him are Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Jackie Coogan (1914), Owen Wilson (1968), Héctor Elizondo (1936), Carroll Baker (1931), and Lloyd Bridges (1913). After him are David Caruso (1956), Harold Ramis (1944), Grace Zabriskie (1941), Loretta Young (1913), Emilio Estevez (1962), and Tobey Maguire (1975).

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