Kris Kristofferson

1936 - Today

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Kristoffer Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936) is a retired American actor, musician and songwriter. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kris Kristofferson has received more than 12,300,036 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Kris Kristofferson is the 127th most popular singer (up from 154th in 2019), the 857th most popular biography from United States (up from 973rd in 2019) and the 46th most popular American Singer.

Kris Kristofferson is most famous for his song "Me and Bobby McGee."

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  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kris Kristofferson ranks 127 out of 3,541Before him are Gloria Estefan, Feodor Chaliapin, Renata Tebaldi, Celia Cruz, Annie Lennox, and Lola Flores. After him are Dieter Bohlen, Bruce Dickinson, Birgit Nilsson, Jon Bon Jovi, Maria Malibran, and Gilbert Bécaud.

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Among people born in 1936, Kris Kristofferson ranks 44Before him are Virna Lisi, Tariq Aziz, Benedict Anderson, Steve Reich, Don Cherry, and Choummaly Sayasone. After him are Yasuo Fukuda, B. J. Habibie, Ferid Murad, Émile Lahoud, Gerhard Ertl, and Anna German.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kris Kristofferson ranks 857 out of 15,968Before him are Lana Turner (1921), James Brendan Connolly (1868), Carl Lewis (1961), L. Frank Baum (1856), Don King (1931), and Sinclair Lewis (1885). After him are Halle Berry (1966), Walter Hill (1942), Hugh Glass (1783), John Gotti (1940), Tim Robbins (1958), and Guy Williams (1924).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kris Kristofferson ranks 46Before him are Diana Ross (1944), Donna Summer (1948), Roy Orbison (1936), John Lee Hooker (1917), Harry Belafonte (1927), and Gloria Gaynor (1947). After him are Jon Bon Jovi (1962), Billy Joel (1949), Ben E. King (1938), Suzi Quatro (1950), Otis Redding (1941), and John Denver (1943).