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Michael Douglas

1944 - Today

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Michael Kirk Douglas (born September 25, 1944) is an American actor and film producer. He has received numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the AFI Life Achievement Award.The elder son of Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill, Douglas received his Bachelor of Arts in drama from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His early acting roles included film, stage, and television productions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Douglas has received more than 24,982,910 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Michael Douglas is the 44th most popular actor (down from 40th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from United States (down from 95th in 2019) and the 19th most popular American Actor.

Michael Douglas is most famous for his role as Gordon Gekko in the 1987 film Wall Street.

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  • 75.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael Douglas ranks 44 out of 9,996Before him are Roger Moore, Maggie Smith, Chuck Norris, Meryl Streep, Alan Rickman, and Anthony Quinn. After him are Debbie Reynolds, Ingrid Bergman, Gina Lollobrigida, Marcello Mastroianni, Nicolas Cage, and Jean Reno.

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Among people born in 1944, Michael Douglas ranks 3Before him are Danny DeVito and Gerhard Schröder. After him are Ban Ki-moon, Miloš Zeman, George Lucas, Barry White, Jeff Beck, Alexander Van der Bellen, Reinhold Messner, Rutger Hauer, and Ernő Rubik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Douglas ranks 102 out of 18,182Before him are William James (1842), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), Chuck Norris (1940), Meryl Streep (1949), Jim Morrison (1943), and Richard Feynman (1918). After him are Edwin Hubble (1889), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Milton Friedman (1912), Rosa Parks (1913), Barack Obama (1961), and Nicolas Cage (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael Douglas ranks 19Before him are James Dean (1931), Jack Nicholson (1937), Charles Bronson (1921), Harrison Ford (1942), Chuck Norris (1940), and Meryl Streep (1949). After him are Debbie Reynolds (1932), Nicolas Cage (1964), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Katharine Hepburn (1907), Brad Pitt (1963), and Clark Gable (1901).

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