Ken Howard

1944 - 2016

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Kenneth Joseph Howard Jr. (March 28, 1944 – March 23, 2016) was an American actor. He was known for his roles as Thomas Jefferson in 1776 (1972) and as high school basketball coach and former Chicago Bulls player Ken Reeves in the television show The White Shadow (1978–1981). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Howard has received more than 2,793,645 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Ken Howard is the 5,576th most popular actor (down from 5,274th in 2019), the 8,148th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,832nd in 2019) and the 2,533rd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.03

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Ken Howards by language

Over the past year Ken Howard has had the most page views in the with 327,207 views, followed by German (17,416), and Italian (9,517). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (243.34%), Afrikaans (76.64%), and Georgian (51.80%)


Among actors, Ken Howard ranks 5,576 out of 13,578Before him are Marin Hinkle, Cho Yeo-jeong, Mike Farrell, Faith Domergue, Blossom Rock, and David Walliams. After him are Agnez Mo, Aleksei Serebryakov, Lewis Wilson, Bill Moseley, Keegan-Michael Key, and Amy Acker.

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Among people born in 1944, Ken Howard ranks 559Before him are Emilio Zapico, Alex Acuña, Jacques Beurlet, Braulio Rodríguez Plaza, Christopher Browning, and Orlando Martínez. After him are Gabriele Kuby, Russi Taylor, Yuriy Istomin, Manfred Schmid, Mick Avory, and Giorgi Sichinava. Among people deceased in 2016, Ken Howard ranks 406Before him are David Margulies, Paulo Emilio, Alain Decaux, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Aki Schmidt, and Anton Yelchin. After him are Alice Drummond, Tom Kibble, Lothar Späth, Karel Husa, Michael Herr, and Teatao Teannaki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ken Howard ranks 8,148 out of 20,380Before him are Margaret Woodbridge (1902), Cliff Edwards (1895), Mike Farrell (1939), Robert M. La Follette (1855), Faith Domergue (1924), and Blossom Rock (1895). After him are Karen Silkwood (1946), Lewis Wilson (1920), Jake Roberts (1955), Edward Henry Potthast (1857), Jill Stein (1950), and Jason Kidd (1973).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ken Howard ranks 2,533Before him are Merna Kennedy (1908), Joan Shawlee (1926), Chris Owen (1980), Mike Farrell (1939), Faith Domergue (1924), and Blossom Rock (1895). After him are Lewis Wilson (1920), Bill Moseley (1951), Keegan-Michael Key (1971), Amy Acker (1976), Christopher George (1931), and Denise Crosby (1957).

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