Julian Beck

1925 - 1985

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Julian Beck (May 31, 1925 – September 14, 1985) was an American actor, director, poet, and painter. He is best known for co-founding and directing The Living Theatre, as well as his role as Kane, the malevolent preacher in the 1986 movie Poltergeist II: The Other Side. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julian Beck has received more than 435,704 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Julian Beck is the 3,085th most popular actor (down from 2,117th in 2019), the 4,945th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,592nd in 2019) and the 1,513th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Julian Beck ranks 3,085 out of 10,030Before him are Oded Fehr, Estelle Harris, Margo Martindale, Anna Kendrick, Brenda Strong, and Nia Vardalos. After him are Cansu Dere, Martina Gedeck, Alexandra Hedison, Amy Madigan, Oscar Isaac, and Chiara Mastroianni.

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Among people born in 1925, Julian Beck ranks 252Before him are Jeanne Crain, Carlo Di Palma, John Shepherd-Barron, Antoine Duhamel, Attilâ İlhan, and Roy Haynes. After him are Ernst Neizvestny, Armand Razafindratandra, Juan Francisco Lombardo, Evelyn Berezin, Doris Roberts, and Geir Hallgrímsson. Among people deceased in 1985, Julian Beck ranks 129Before him are Gerhard Stöck, George London, Haruo Remeliik, Pavel Batov, Taylor Caldwell, and Ladislav Ženíšek. After him are Yusuf Lule, Francesca Bertini, Gale Sondergaard, Jan de Quay, George Murdock, and Ana Mendieta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Julian Beck ranks 4,945 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Henri (1865), Estelle Harris (1928), Belinda Carlisle (1958), Margo Martindale (1951), Anna Kendrick (1985), and Brenda Strong (1960). After him are Alexandra Hedison (1969), W. Averell Harriman (1891), Joe Simon (1913), Childe Hassam (1859), Sterling Morrison (1942), and Amy Madigan (1950).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Julian Beck ranks 1,513Before him are Michael Shannon (1974), Eric Stonestreet (1971), Estelle Harris (1928), Margo Martindale (1951), Anna Kendrick (1985), and Brenda Strong (1960). After him are Alexandra Hedison (1969), Amy Madigan (1950), Jimmy Durante (1893), Fred Gwynne (1926), Billie Burke (1884), and Nick Cassavetes (1959).

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