Karl Urban

1972 - Today

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Karl-Heinz Urban (born 7 June 1972) is a New Zealand actor. His career began with appearances in New Zealand films and TV series such as Xena: Warrior Princess. His first Hollywood role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Urban has received more than 16,390,654 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Karl Urban is the 1,355th most popular actor (up from 1,456th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from New Zealand and the 3rd most popular New Zealander Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Karl Urbans by language

Over the past year Karl Urban has had the most page views in the with 1,765,591 views, followed by Russian (264,345), and German (204,917). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Central Bicolano (260.59%), Simple English (223.60%), and Kurdish (Sorani) (132.65%)


Among actors, Karl Urban ranks 1,355 out of 13,578Before him are Sophie Turner, Fabio Testi, Allison Janney, Deanna Durbin, Nancy Allen, and Bridget Fonda. After him are Frank Stallone, Margarita Lozano, Annie Potts, Gordon Scott, Alison Steadman, and Rhys Ifans.

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Among people born in 1972, Karl Urban ranks 35Before him are Mauricio Pochettino, Jennifer Garner, Christian Oliver, Rhea Seehorn, Rubens Barrichello, and Alyssa Milano. After him are Robin Tunney, Anggun, Najwa Nimri, Karl Nehammer, Alain Berset, and Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Karl Urban ranks 20 out of 303Before him are Martin Campbell (1943), Kiri Te Kanawa (1944), Lucy Lawless (1968), John Money (1921), Jane Campion (1954), and Rosé (1997). After him are Bruce Spence (1945), Nancy Wake (1912), Marton Csokas (1966), Cliff Curtis (1968), Temuera Morrison (1960), and Alan Dale (1947).

Among ACTORS In New Zealand

Among actors born in New Zealand, Karl Urban ranks 3Before him are Russell Crowe (1964), and Lucy Lawless (1968). After him are Bruce Spence (1945), Marton Csokas (1966), Cliff Curtis (1968), Temuera Morrison (1960), Alan Dale (1947), Manu Bennett (1969), Clive Revill (1930), Taika Waititi (1975), and Antony Starr (1975).

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