Michael Emerson

1954 - Today

Michael Emerson

Michael Emerson (born September 7, 1954) is an American film and television actor who is best known for his roles as serial killer William Hinks on The Practice, Benjamin Linus on Lost, Zep Hindle in the first Saw film, Cayden James on Arrow and Harold Finch on the CBS series Person of Interest. Emerson has also worked extensively in theater and narration. He has won two Primetime Emmy Awards and been nominated for three others, as well as receiving other awards and nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Emerson has received more than 2,287,666 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 996th most popular actor.

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  • 2.3M

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  • 55.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael Emerson ranks 984 out of 8,832Before him are Helen Hunt, John Barrymore, James Spader, Edith González, Nino Manfredi, and Stefania Sandrelli. After him are Liv Tyler, Betty White, Haya Harareet, Paul L. Smith, Anne Wiazemsky, and Yuen Biao.

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Among people born in 1954, Michael Emerson ranks 58Before him are David Grossman, Fernando Santos, Ross Brawn, Stevie Ray Vaughan, João Lourenço, and Aleksander Kwaśniewski. After him are Shuji Nakamura, Katey Sagal, Kathleen Turner, Eric Gerets, Joey DeMaio, and Abdul Rashid Dostum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Emerson ranks 1,859 out of 12,171Before him are John Barrymore (1882), James Spader (1960), Richard Jordan Gatling (1818), Bruce Nauman (1941), Danny Elfman (1953), and Robert F. Engle (1942). After him are Alben W. Barkley (1877), Serena Williams (1981), Liv Tyler (1977), Michael Phelps (1985), Lester Young (1909), and Frank Stella (1936).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael Emerson ranks 478Before him are Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Terry O'Quinn (1952), Gordon Scott (1926), Helen Hunt (1963), John Barrymore (1882), and James Spader (1960). After him are Liv Tyler (1977), Betty White (1922), Paul L. Smith (1936), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Shannen Doherty (1971), and Billy Dee Williams (1937).