Lewis Black

1948 - Today

Lewis Black

Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. His comedy routines often escalate into angry rants about history, politics, religion, or any other cultural trends. He hosted the Comedy Central series Lewis Black's Root of All Evil and makes regular appearances on The Daily Show delivering his "Back in Black" commentary segment, which he has been doing since The Daily Show was hosted by Craig Kilborn.When not on the road performing, Black resides in Manhattan, but also maintains a residence in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Black has received more than 2,262,854 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,230th most popular actor.

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  • 36.43

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Lewis Black ranks 6,188 out of 8,832Before him are Melora Hardin, Nick Wechsler, Greg Evigan, Scoot McNairy, Charlie Heaton, and Carrot Top. After him are Hudson Leick, Dean Winters, Hans Matheson, P. J. Soles, Scott Grimes, and Allen Leech.

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Among people born in 1948, Lewis Black ranks 449Before him are Patricia Hill Collins, Richard Tandy, Peter Robinson, Mahesh Bhatt, Telma Hopkins, and Stephen Schwartz. After him are Cathy Ferguson, Takashi Kuwahara, Arnie Robinson, Allan Warren, Tom Wolf, and Cliff Thorburn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lewis Black ranks 8,779 out of 12,171Before him are Melora Hardin (1967), Danny Sullivan (1950), Mike Massimino (1962), Billy Mays (1958), Scoot McNairy (1977), and Carrot Top (1965). After him are Hudson Leick (1969), Dean Winters (1964), Scott Grimes (1971), Joseph M. Acaba (1967), Beto O'Rourke (1972), and Richard A. Knaak (1961).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lewis Black ranks 2,979Before him are Enrique Murciano (1973), Julia Jones (1981), Mekhi Phifer (1974), Melora Hardin (1967), Scoot McNairy (1977), and Carrot Top (1965). After him are Hudson Leick (1969), Dean Winters (1964), Scott Grimes (1971), David Krumholtz (1978), Tony Hale (1970), and Patrick Schwarzenegger (1993).