Kenneth Mars

1935 - 2011

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Kenneth Mars (April 4, 1935 – February 12, 2011) was an American actor. He appeared in two Mel Brooks films: as the deranged Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in The Producers (1967) and Police Inspector Hans Wilhelm Friedrich Kemp in Young Frankenstein (1974). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenneth Mars has received more than 1,740,080 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Kenneth Mars is the 3,476th most popular actor (up from 4,121st in 2019), the 5,210th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,211th in 2019) and the 1,562nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 50.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Kenneth Mars by language

Over the past year Kenneth Mars has had the most page views in the with 251,077 views, followed by Spanish (34,333), and French (16,503). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (223.12%), Southern Azerbaijani (118.95%), and Korean (114.59%)


Among actors, Kenneth Mars ranks 3,476 out of 13,578Before her are Tom Ellis, Alan Ruck, Frankie Avalon, Gary Cole, Joe E. Brown, and Mirjana Karanović. After her are Giannina Facio, Marian Seldes, Eva-Maria Hagen, Sabrina Ferilli, James Arness, and Willeke van Ammelrooy.

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Among people born in 1935, Kenneth Mars ranks 261Before her are Dinkha IV, Paul Chambers, Bruno Rodzik, Alexander Men, Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, and Sarah Kirsch. After her are Mario Bellini, Syd Field, Semka Sokolović-Bertok, Johnny Pacheco, Sergei Yursky, and Simon Leys. Among people deceased in 2011, Kenneth Mars ranks 223Before her are Friedrich Kittler, Ludo Martens, Ida Fink, George Devol, Jeff Conaway, and Héctor Núñez. After her are James Arness, Andrzej Lepper, Hidemaro Watanabe, Ricky Bruch, Tore Sjöstrand, and Nat Lofthouse.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenneth Mars ranks 5,210 out of 20,380Before her are Frankie Avalon (1940), Gustave Gilbert (1911), Gary Cole (1956), Maxwell Anderson (1888), Ralph Ellison (1914), and Joe E. Brown (1891). After her are Marian Seldes (1928), Sterling Morrison (1942), Jimi Jamison (1951), James Arness (1923), Eli Lilly (1838), and Harold E. Varmus (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kenneth Mars ranks 1,562Before her are Charley Chase (1893), Dina Meyer (1968), Alan Ruck (1956), Frankie Avalon (1940), Gary Cole (1956), and Joe E. Brown (1891). After her are Marian Seldes (1928), James Arness (1923), Kristen Wiig (1973), Anita Page (1910), Brian Krause (1969), and Evan Peters (1987).

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