Larry Linville

1939 - 2000

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Lawrence Lavon Linville (September 29, 1939 – April 10, 2000) was an American actor known for his portrayal of the surgeon Major Frank Burns on the television series M*A*S*H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larry Linville has received more than 2,515,413 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Larry Linville is the 4,538th most popular actor (down from 4,053rd in 2019), the 7,056th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,239th in 2019) and the 2,236th most popular American Actor.

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  • 57.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Larry Linville ranks 4,538 out of 10,030Before him are Jang Dong-gun, Matthew Morrison, John Cho, Brock Peters, Owen Moore, and Polly Bergen. After him are Naseeruddin Shah, Elizabeth Spriggs, Hilda Gobbi, Drea de Matteo, Liam McIntyre, and Robert Hays.

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Among people born in 1939, Larry Linville ranks 366Before him are Ernesto Castano, Harry Reid, Nur Misuari, Barney McKenna, Artur Chilingarov, and George M. Whitesides. After him are Cleve Moler, John Hopcroft, Björn Engholm, Peter S. Beagle, Ole Ellefsæter, and Yaakov Neeman. Among people deceased in 2000, Larry Linville ranks 209Before him are Dimitrios Drivas, Yokozuna, Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, Richard Mulligan, Marc Davis, and Bernardino Echeverría Ruiz. After him are Raymundo Rodríguez, Viktor Kolotov, Edward Battell, Stanley Turrentine, Hélène Prévost, and Audun Boysen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Larry Linville ranks 7,056 out of 15,968Before him are R. B. Kitaj (1932), Landon Donovan (1982), Jimmy Kimmel (1967), Tommy Gunn (1967), Polly Bergen (1930), and George M. Whitesides (1939). After him are Earl Derr Biggers (1884), Jenni Rivera (1969), Randy Johnson (1963), Timothy B. Schmit (1947), Drea de Matteo (1972), and Cleve Moler (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Larry Linville ranks 2,236Before him are January Jones (1978), Kenny Johnson (1963), Judy Tyler (1932), Adam Rodriguez (1975), Matthew Morrison (1978), and Polly Bergen (1930). After him are Drea de Matteo (1972), Robert Hays (1947), Ken Leung (1970), Michael Gross (1947), David Selby (1941), and Michael Brandon (1945).

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