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Joseph Wiseman

1918 - 2009

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Joseph Wiseman (May 15, 1918 – October 19, 2009) was a Canadian-American theatre, film, and television actor who starred as the villain Julius No in the first James Bond film, Dr. No, in 1962. Wiseman was also known for his role as Manny Weisbord on the TV series Crime Story, and his career on Broadway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Wiseman has received more than 810,261 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Joseph Wiseman is the 1,429th most popular actor (down from 1,428th in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Canada (up from 110th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 55.52

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  • 24

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  • 4.15

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  • 2.94

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Among actors, Joseph Wiseman ranks 1,429 out of 9,996Before him are Laurie Holden, Maria Cebotari, David Garrick, Peter Coyote, Krister Henriksson, and Billy Connolly. After him are Ellen Pompeo, Song Joong-ki, Alison Steadman, Charles Durning, Peter Graves, and Gloria Foster.

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Among people born in 1918, Joseph Wiseman ranks 95Before him are Edwin G. Krebs, Anna Mani, Thomas Gordon, Lo Wei, Shankar Dayal Sharma, and Gara Garayev. After him are Dora Ratjen, Cicely Saunders, Vasyl Sukhomlynsky, Kazuo Sakamaki, Ajahn Chah, and Helmut Lent. Among people deceased in 2009, Joseph Wiseman ranks 86Before him are Andrew Wyeth, Bea Arthur, Edwin G. Krebs, Alicia de Larrocha, Lino Lacedelli, and Eunice Kennedy Shriver. After him are Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Prince Alexandre of Belgium, Claude Berri, Félix Malloum, Brittany Murphy, and Hélio Gracie.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Joseph Wiseman ranks 107 out of 1,350Before him are David Easton (1917), Walter Huston (1883), Conrad Bain (1923), Louis Slotin (1910), Norman Jewison (1926), and Loreena McKennitt (1957). After him are David Foster (1949), Margot Kidder (1948), Louis Riel (1844), Fay Wray (1907), Marc Ouellet (1944), and Peter Cullen (1941).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Joseph Wiseman ranks 28Before him are Victor Garber (1949), Michael Ironside (1950), Graham Greene (1952), Norma Shearer (1902), Walter Huston (1883), and Conrad Bain (1923). After him are Margot Kidder (1948), Fay Wray (1907), Peter Cullen (1941), Martin Short (1950), Catherine O'Hara (1954), and Joanna Shimkus (1943).

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