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Martin Donovan

1957 - Today

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Martin Donovan (born Martin Paul Smith; August 19, 1957) is an American actor. He has had a long collaboration with director Hal Hartley, appearing in many of his films, such as Trust (1990), Surviving Desire (1991), Simple Men (1992), Amateur (1994), Flirt (1995), and The Book of Life (1998), starring as Jesus Christ in the latter. Donovan also played Peter Scottson on Showtime's cable series Weeds. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Donovan has received more than 1,822,788 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Martin Donovan is the 3,040th most popular actor (up from 4,314th in 2019), the 4,755th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,686th in 2019) and the 1,434th most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.8M

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  • 49.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Martin Donovan ranks 3,040 out of 9,996Before him are Yury Solomin, Stephen Collins, Gustaf Molander, Pierre Blanchar, Holger Meins, and Broderick Crawford. After him are Joel Kinnaman, Kiyoshi Atsumi, Laura Morante, Marilù Tolo, Willy Fritsch, and Fred Gwynne.

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Among people born in 1957, Martin Donovan ranks 146Before him are Tsai Ming-liang, Duško Ivanović, Kenji Kawai, Mikhail Pletnev, Tan Dun, and Tignous. After him are Kumar Sanu, Nikos Galis, José Mário Vaz, Ruy Ramos, Judge Reinhold, and Denis Leary.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Donovan ranks 4,755 out of 18,182Before him are Art Farmer (1928), Stephen Collins (1947), Joe Haldeman (1943), Octavia E. Butler (1947), Strom Thurmond (1902), and Broderick Crawford (1911). After him are Ram Dass (1931), Kevin Schwantz (1964), Fred Gwynne (1926), Gene Wolfe (1931), Megan Thee Stallion (1995), and Steve Kanaly (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Martin Donovan ranks 1,434Before him are Arthur O'Connell (1908), Lauren Cohan (1982), Alice Pearce (1917), Mitchell Ryan (1928), Stephen Collins (1947), and Broderick Crawford (1911). After him are Fred Gwynne (1926), Steve Kanaly (1946), Muse Watson (1948), Joe Dallesandro (1948), Fay Bainter (1893), and Robert Wisdom (1953).

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