Matthew Modine

1959 - Today

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Matthew Avery Modine (born March 22, 1959) is an American actor, activist and filmmaker, who rose to prominence through his role as United States Marine Corps Private Joker in Full Metal Jacket. His other film roles include the title character in Birdy, the high school wrestler Louden Swain in Vision Quest, FBI agent Mike Downey in Married to the Mob, Joe Slovak in Gross Anatomy, William Shaw in Cutthroat Island, Drake Goodman in Pacific Heights and Dr. Ralph Wyman in Short Cuts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthew Modine has received more than 5,900,533 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Matthew Modine is the 1,524th most popular actor (down from 1,324th in 2019), the 2,698th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,419th in 2019) and the 750th most popular American Actor.

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  • 5.9M

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  • 65.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

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  • 4.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Matthew Modine ranks 1,524 out of 10,030Before him are John Leguizamo, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Néstor Almendros, Edward Herrmann, Linda Kozlowski, and Terry Crews. After him are David Soul, Julia Ormond, Viveca Lindfors, Tom Savini, Margot Kidder, and Betty Grable.

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Among people born in 1959, Matthew Modine ranks 65Before him are Satoru Iwata, Linda Blair, Abdullah of Pahang, Robert Smith, Marcia Gay Harden, and Muhammad bin Nayef. After him are Thomas Ravelli, Thomas F. Wilson, Renny Harlin, Allison Janney, Ali Bongo Ondimba, and Juha Kankkunen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Matthew Modine ranks 2,698 out of 15,968Before him are Cissy Houston (1933), Dinah Washington (1924), Edward Herrmann (1943), Linda Kozlowski (1958), Terry Crews (1968), and James E. Webb (1906). After him are David Soul (1943), Benjamin West (1738), Elbridge Gerry (1744), Nikki Sixx (1958), William C. Durant (1861), and Michael Kamen (1948).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Matthew Modine ranks 750Before him are Wallace Shawn (1943), Marcia Gay Harden (1959), Xander Berkeley (1955), Edward Herrmann (1943), Linda Kozlowski (1958), and Terry Crews (1968). After him are David Soul (1943), Tom Savini (1946), Betty Grable (1916), Nancy Allen (1950), Everett McGill (1945), and Frank Vincent (1939).

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