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Lorne Greene

1915 - 1987

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Lorne Hyman Greene (born Lyon Himan Green; 12 February 1915 – 11 September 1987) was a Canadian actor, musician, singer and radio personality. His notable television roles include Ben Cartwright on the Western Bonanza and Commander Adama in the original science-fiction television series Battlestar Galactica and Galactica 1980. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lorne Greene has received more than 4,500,743 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Lorne Greene is the 1,737th most popular actor (down from 1,457th in 2019), the 141st most popular biography from Canada (down from 114th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 54.18

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  • 22

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  • 2.76

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  • 3.16

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Among actors, Lorne Greene ranks 1,737 out of 9,996Before him are Claude Akins, Dominique Pinon, François Berléand, Tom Ellis, Jane Alexander, and Melissa McBride. After him are Claude Rich, Savitri, Andrey Myagkov, Nichelle Nichols, Frank Stallone, and Beren Saat.

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Among people born in 1915, Lorne Greene ranks 91Before him are Kon Ichikawa, Carmen Herrera, Gretl Braun, Nguyễn Văn Linh, John Vorster, and Richard Hamming. After him are Piet de Jong, Tapio Wirkkala, Horst Sindermann, Henry Taube, Ibolya Csák, and Albert Ghiorso. Among people deceased in 1987, Lorne Greene ranks 84Before him are He Yingqin, Mary Astor, Carlos José Castilho, Gretl Braun, Anatoli Papanov, and Tuvia Bielski. After him are Konstantinos Tsatsos, Clarence Brown, J. P. Guilford, Maria von Trapp, Gerhard Klopfer, and Yasuo Haruyama.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Lorne Greene ranks 141 out of 1,350Before him are Denys Arcand (1941), Nelly Furtado (1978), Elliot Page (1987), Tom Cavanagh (1963), Eric McCormack (1963), and Shawn Mendes (1998). After him are Katheryn Winnick (1977), Jordan Peterson (1962), Sid Meier (1954), Henry Taube (1915), Eugene Levy (1946), and Joe Shuster (1914).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Lorne Greene ranks 41Before him are Evangeline Lilly (1979), William B. Davis (1938), Bruce Greenwood (1956), Elliot Page (1987), Tom Cavanagh (1963), and Eric McCormack (1963). After him are Katheryn Winnick (1977), Eugene Levy (1946), Deanna Durbin (1921), Raymond Burr (1917), Marie Dressler (1868), and James Doohan (1920).

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