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Mahershala Ali

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Mahershala Ali (; born Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore, February 16, 1974) is an American actor. He has received multiple accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019, and in 2020, The New York Times ranked him among the 25 greatest actors of the 21st century.After pursuing an MFA degree from New York University, Ali began his career as a regular on television series, such as Crossing Jordan (2001–2002) and Threat Matrix (2003–2004), before his breakthrough role as Richard Tyler in the science fiction series The 4400 (2004–2007). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mahershala Ali has received more than 16,450,767 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 52 in 2019). Mahershala Ali is the 1,662nd most popular actor (down from 1,455th in 2019), the 2,828th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,590th in 2019) and the 808th most popular American Actor.

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  • 16M

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  • 54.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mahershala Ali ranks 1,662 out of 9,996Before him are Hyun Bin, Pierre Clémenti, Chico Marx, Dana Delany, Harold Sakata, and Fess Parker. After him are Betty Grable, George Segal, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Karen Black, Pedro Pascal, and Lauren Hutton.

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Among people born in 1974, Mahershala Ali ranks 26Before him are Jenna Jameson, Laura Pausini, Zé Roberto, Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Kate Moss, and Paul Scholes. After him are Jordi Cruyff, Sharon den Adel, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Colman, Itziar Ituño, and Ariel Ortega.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mahershala Ali ranks 2,828 out of 18,182Before him are Dana Delany (1956), Joe Pass (1929), Mitch McConnell (1942), Harold Sakata (1920), Jeb Bush (1953), and Fess Parker (1924). After him are Trini Lopez (1937), Jack Dorsey (1976), Betty Grable (1916), George Segal (1934), John Edward Williams (1922), and Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mahershala Ali ranks 808Before him are Sung Kang (1972), Lea Thompson (1961), Chico Marx (1887), Dana Delany (1956), Harold Sakata (1920), and Fess Parker (1924). After him are Betty Grable (1916), George Segal (1934), Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979), Karen Black (1939), Lauren Hutton (1943), and Lois Chiles (1947).

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