Kirk Douglas

1916 - 2020

Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director, philanthropist, and writer. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kirk Douglas has received more than 21,448,920 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 75.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Kirk Douglas ranks 34 out of 8,832Before him are Bud Spencer, James Dean, Patrick Swayze, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Romy Schneider, and Debbie Reynolds. After him are Chuck Norris, Robert Redford, Claudia Cardinale, Meryl Streep, Terence Hill, and Gina Lollobrigida.

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Among people born in 1916, Kirk Douglas ranks 2Before him is François Mitterrand. After him are Gregory Peck, Aldo Moro, Elena Ceaușescu, Francis Crick, Roald Dahl, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Ahmed Ben Bella, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Claude Shannon, and Olivia de Havilland. Among people deceased in 2020, Kirk Douglas ranks 3Before him are Hosni Mubarak and Ennio Morricone. After him are Max von Sydow, Krzysztof Penderecki, Albert Uderzo, Ian Holm, Katherine Johnson, Little Richard, Mary Higgins Clark, Philip Warren Anderson, and Stirling Moss.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kirk Douglas ranks 82 out of 12,171Before him are John D. Rockefeller (1839), James Dean (1931), Patrick Swayze (1952), Woodrow Wilson (1856), Frank Sinatra (1915), and Debbie Reynolds (1932). After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), Chuck Norris (1940), Rosa Parks (1913), Robert Redford (1936), Robin Williams (1951), and Edwin Hubble (1889).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Kirk Douglas ranks 15Before him are James Stewart (1908), Jack Nicholson (1937), Robert De Niro (1943), James Dean (1931), Patrick Swayze (1952), and Debbie Reynolds (1932). After him are Chuck Norris (1940), Robert Redford (1936), Meryl Streep (1949), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Michael Douglas (1944), and Grace Kelly (1929).