Lawrence Tierney

1919 - 2002

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Lawrence James Tierney (March 15, 1919 – February 26, 2002) was an American film and television actor who is best known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and tough guys in a career that spanned over 50 years. His roles mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lawrence Tierney has received more than 1,579,727 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Lawrence Tierney is the 3,580th most popular actor (down from 3,039th in 2019), the 5,468th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,878th in 2019) and the 1,685th most popular Actor.

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  • 1.6M

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  • 48.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Lawrence Tierney ranks 3,580 out of 9,996Before him are Maruschka Detmers, Sinéad Cusack, Chloë Sevigny, Tom Conti, Jack Oakie, and Jane Greer. After him are Glória Pires, Ninón Sevilla, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Lauren Ridloff, Wendy O. Williams, and Nur Fettahoğlu.

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Among people born in 1919, Lawrence Tierney ranks 204Before him are Olle Anderberg, Zuleykha Seyidmammadova, Laila Schou Nilsen, Hau Pei-tsun, Arnold Meri, and Daniil Granin. After him are Juan Carlos Muñoz, Loki Schmidt, Roman Vlad, Nilla Pizzi, Isaak Khalatnikov, and Richard Todd. Among people deceased in 2002, Lawrence Tierney ranks 179Before him are Alan Lomax, Tinus Osendarp, André Clot, Martti Miettunen, Tita Merello, and Stephen E. Ambrose. After him are George Sidney, Mikayil Abdullayev, Lonnie Donegan, Raymond Firth, Mario de las Casas, and Ruth Williams Khama.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lawrence Tierney ranks 5,468 out of 18,182Before him are Jack Conway (1887), Chloë Sevigny (1974), Jack Oakie (1903), Tabitha Babbitt (1779), Rockwell Kent (1882), and Jane Greer (1924). After him are Mae Jemison (1956), Red Garland (1923), Jean Shiley (1911), Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), Robert Parrish (1916), and Lauren Ridloff (1978).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lawrence Tierney ranks 1,685Before him are Hill Harper (1966), Leif Erickson (1911), Lane Smith (1936), Chloë Sevigny (1974), Jack Oakie (1903), and Jane Greer (1924). After him are Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), Lauren Ridloff (1978), Wendy O. Williams (1949), Robert Walker (1918), Danneel Ackles (1979), and James Shigeta (1929).

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