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, radio personality, and singer. 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 3,769,215 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Lorne Greene is the 1,458th most popular actor (down from 1,388th in 2019), the 114th most popular biography from Canada (up from 116th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Canadian Actor.

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Among actors, Lorne Greene ranks 1,458 out of 10,030Before him are Tom Courtenay, Marisa Mell, John Hillerman, Rupert Grint, Mahershala Ali, and Marg Helgenberger. After him are Allan Edwall, Wendy Hiller, Eileen Essell, Graham Greene, Zbigniew Cybulski, and Geoffrey Lewis.

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Among people born in 1915, Lorne Greene ranks 84Before him are John Profumo, Prince George William of Hanover, Kiyosi Itô, Arsenio Erico, Jo Van Fleet, and Robert Monroe. After him are C. W. Ceram, Don Budge, André Frossard, John Vorster, Piet de Jong, and Georgy Sviridov. Among people deceased in 1987, Lorne Greene ranks 74Before him are Carlos José Castilho, Américo Tomás, Will Sampson, Andrei Mironov, Maria von Trapp, and Gustav Fröhlich. After him are Salim Ali, Otto Wöhler, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Masatoshi Nakayama, Charan Singh, and Clarence Brown.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Lorne Greene ranks 114 out of 1,130Before him are Michael Ironside (1950), William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874), Joseph Wiseman (1918), Nathan Fillion (1971), Ann Rutherford (1917), and William Osler (1849). After him are Marie-Louise Meilleur (1880), Graham Greene (1952), Gaëtan Dugas (1952), Louis Slotin (1910), Paul Martin (1938), and Loreena McKennitt (1957).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Lorne Greene ranks 35Before him are Katheryn Winnick (1977), Tom Cavanagh (1963), Michael Ironside (1950), Joseph Wiseman (1918), Nathan Fillion (1971), and Ann Rutherford (1917). After him are Graham Greene (1952), Margot Kidder (1948), Fay Wray (1907), Walter Huston (1883), Peter Cullen (1941), and Evangeline Lilly (1979).

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