Louis Gossett Jr.

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Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is best known for his as role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, winning him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Gossett Jr. has received more than 2,166,095 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Louis Gossett Jr. is the 1,334th most popular actor (up from 1,381st in 2019), the 2,408th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,516th in 2019) and the 660th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Louis Gossett Jr. ranks 1,334 out of 10,030Before him are Brenda Blethyn, Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Yevgeny Leonov, Olga Chekhova, Victoria Principal, and Brittany Murphy. After him are Lambert Wilson, Renée Simonot, Lyubov Orlova, Kristen Stewart, Warner Baxter, and Carel Struycken.

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Among people born in 1936, Louis Gossett Jr. ranks 134Before him are Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, Dean Stockwell, Jacques Charrier, Claude Brasseur, Christiane Martel, and Horst Mahler. After him are Georgina Spelvin, Raimonds Pauls, Robert Downey Sr., Alejandra Pizarnik, Eugenio Barba, and Renato Corti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louis Gossett Jr. ranks 2,408 out of 15,968Before him are Jeff Kinney (1971), Edward Zwick (1952), Brittany Murphy (1977), Michael J. Sandel (1953), Lew Wallace (1827), and Elgin Baylor (1934). After him are Murray Perahia (1947), Parry O'Brien (1932), Jimmy Cobb (1929), Will Sampson (1933), Wilbur Scoville (1865), and Donald P. Bellisario (1935).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Louis Gossett Jr. ranks 660Before him are Dean Stockwell (1936), Pam Grier (1949), Alyssa Milano (1972), Margaux Hemingway (1954), Jamie Foxx (1967), and Brittany Murphy (1977). After him are Kristen Stewart (1990), Warner Baxter (1889), Robert Culp (1930), Tim Allen (1953), Lorraine Gary (1937), and Nichelle Nichols (1932).

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