ACTOR

Kenny Ortega

1950 - Today

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Kenneth John Ortega (born April 18, 1950) is an American filmmaker, touring manager, and choreographer. He is known for directing the films Newsies, Hocus Pocus, High School Musical, Michael Jackson's This Is It, and Descendants. He also choreographed the films St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenny Ortega has received more than 1,527,785 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Kenny Ortega is the 2,655th most popular actor (down from 2,563rd in 2019), the 4,336th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,239th in 2019) and the 1,302nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.5M

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  • 61.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Kenny Ortega ranks 2,655 out of 10,030Before him are Tony Ramos, Jean-Marc Barr, Steven Williams, Simon MacCorkindale, Guy Marchand, and Irène Jacob. After him are Art Carney, Elizabeth Olsen, Kyra Sedgwick, Barbara Harris, Tom Hollander, and Bob Balaban.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1950, Kenny Ortega ranks 201Before him are Shoko Hamada, Rebbie Jackson, Geraldine James, Richard Chase, Princess Elena of Romania, and Josipa Lisac. After him are Luis Donaldo Colosio, Kristina Wayborn, Jeff Conaway, Angelique Rockas, Kathy Baker, and Huey Lewis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenny Ortega ranks 4,336 out of 15,968Before him are Lewis Boss (1846), Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893), Dick Miller (1928), Moses Gunn (1929), Michael G. Wilson (1942), and Steven Williams (1949). After him are Art Carney (1918), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), Barbara Harris (1935), Andrew Blake (1947), and Yusef Lateef (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kenny Ortega ranks 1,302Before him are Denis O'Hare (1962), Lew Ayres (1908), Ernest B. Schoedsack (1893), Dick Miller (1928), Moses Gunn (1929), and Steven Williams (1949). After him are Art Carney (1918), Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Kyra Sedgwick (1965), Barbara Harris (1935), Bob Balaban (1945), and Eileen Brennan (1932).

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