Larry Parks

1914 - 1975

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Samuel Lawrence Klusman Parks (December 13, 1914 – April 13, 1975) was an American stage and film actor. His career arced from bit player and supporting roles to top billing, before it virtually ended when he admitted to having been a member of a Communist Party cell, which led to his blacklisting by all Hollywood studios. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larry Parks has received more than 500,977 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Larry Parks is the 8,243rd most popular actor (down from 7,787th in 2019), the 12,190th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,524th in 2019) and the 3,840th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 500k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Larry Parks by language

Over the past year Larry Parks has had the most page views in the with 61,242 views, followed by Spanish (1,582), and Italian (1,380). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Afrikaans (121.43%), Egyptian Arabic (80.00%), and Indonesian (39.70%)


Among actors, Larry Parks ranks 8,243 out of 13,578Before him are Linda Emond, George E. Stone, Russell Johnson, Miguel Ángel Muñoz, Joe Odagiri, and Tatyana Ali. After him are Kevin Doyle, Deborah Ann Woll, Phil LaMarr, Meagen Fay, Àlex Brendemühl, and Hitomi Nabatame.

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Among people born in 1914, Larry Parks ranks 398Before him are Ernest Tubb, Werner Meyer, Clayton Moore, Richard Denning, Einari Teräsvirta, and Wayne Morris. After him are Mack Robinson, John Kerr, Zachary Scott, Paul Russo, Reidar Kvammen, and Joan Marsh. Among people deceased in 1975, Larry Parks ranks 265Before him are Percy Lavon Julian, Pamela Brown, Rudi Ball, Hans Ziglarski, Ian Hunter, and Marjorie Main. After him are Bram Fischer, Lionel Trilling, Bob Wills, Padmaja Naidu, Boy Charlton, and Bruno Müller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Larry Parks ranks 12,190 out of 20,380Before him are Outram Bangs (1863), Russell Johnson (1924), Robert L. Gibson (1946), Brad Anderson (1964), Don Barksdale (1923), and Tatyana Ali (1979). After him are Deborah Ann Woll (1985), Robert Stangland (1881), Phil LaMarr (1967), Meagen Fay (1957), Richard Hofstadter (1916), and Dorothy Ashby (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Larry Parks ranks 3,840Before him are Ross Marquand (1981), Arielle Kebbel (1985), Barbara Anderson (1945), Linda Emond (1959), Russell Johnson (1924), and Tatyana Ali (1979). After him are Deborah Ann Woll (1985), Phil LaMarr (1967), Meagen Fay (1957), Ralph Lewis (1872), Cara Williams (1925), and Naomi Grossman (1975).

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