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 10,754,062 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Karl Urban is the 1,702nd most popular actor (up from 2,207th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from New Zealand (up from 24th in 2019) and the 5th most popular New Zealander Actor.

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  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Karl Urban ranks 1,702 out of 10,030Before him are Kathryn Joosten, Lisa Niemi, Clark Gregg, El Risitas, Tom Ellis, and Laura Linney. After him are Nell Gwyn, Mickey Hargitay, Rachel Félix, Miranda Richardson, Per Oscarsson, and Peter Capaldi.

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Among people born in 1972, Karl Urban ranks 41Before him are Josh Duhamel, Jaap Stam, Sung Kang, Octavia Spencer, Dita Von Teese, and Rhea Seehorn. After him are Giovane Élber, Carmen Electra, Liam Gallagher, The Great Khali, Geri Halliwell, and Veronica Avluv.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Karl Urban ranks 19 out of 206Before him are Lucy Lawless (1968), Alan Dale (1947), Martin Campbell (1943), Bruce Spence (1945), John Money (1921), and Jane Campion (1954). After him are Ngaio Marsh (1895), Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), Nancy Wake (1912), Patsy Reddy (1954), and Peter Snell (1938).

Among ACTORS In New Zealand

Among actors born in New Zealand, Karl Urban ranks 5Before him are Russell Crowe (1964), Lucy Lawless (1968), Alan Dale (1947), and Bruce Spence (1945). After him are Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), Cliff Curtis (1968), Taika Waititi (1975), Clive Revill (1930), Temuera Morrison (1960), and Kevin Smith (1963).

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