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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 14,120,314 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Karl Urban is the 1,460th most popular actor (up from 1,701st in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 19th in 2019) and the 4th most popular New Zealander Actor.

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  • 14M

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  • 55.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Karl Urban ranks 1,460 out of 9,996Before him are Barbara Valentin, Rob Schneider, Jim Carter, Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Rudd, and Ben Cross. After him are George Hamilton, Lee Jung-jae, Kelly Bishop, Martin Lawrence, Fay Wray, and Channing Tatum.

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Among people born in 1972, Karl Urban ranks 38Before him are Jean Dujardin, Anggun, Gabriel Macht, Alyssa Milano, Josh Duhamel, and Jaap Stam. After him are Lee Jung-jae, Dita Von Teese, Robin Tunney, Toto Wolff, Sung Kang, and Octavia Spencer.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Karl Urban ranks 20 out of 248Before him are Kiri Te Kanawa (1944), Alan MacDiarmid (1927), Chris Amon (1943), Lucy Lawless (1968), Bruce Spence (1945), and Rosé (1997). After him are Nancy Wake (1912), Alan Dale (1947), Temuera Morrison (1960), Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), and Ngaio Marsh (1895).

Among ACTORS In New Zealand

Among actors born in New Zealand, Karl Urban ranks 4Before him are Russell Crowe (1964), Lucy Lawless (1968), and Bruce Spence (1945). After him are Alan Dale (1947), Temuera Morrison (1960), Manu Bennett (1969), Marton Csokas (1966), Cliff Curtis (1968), Taika Waititi (1975), Clive Revill (1930), and Kevin Smith (1963).

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