Michael McKean

1947 - Today

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Michael John McKean (; born October 17, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, composer, singer, and musician known for various roles in film and television such as Lenny Kosnowski in Laverne & Shirley, David St. Hubbins in This Is Spinal Tap, and Chuck McGill on Better Call Saul. McKean's breakout role was annoying neighbor Lenny Kosnowski on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael McKean has received more than 6,360,990 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Michael McKean is the 2,961st most popular actor (down from 2,886th in 2019), the 4,640th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,670th in 2019) and the 1,404th most popular Actor.

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  • 27

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  • 2.09

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  • 4.07

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Among actors, Michael McKean ranks 2,961 out of 9,996Before him are Simon MacCorkindale, Emily Deschanel, Ita Ever, John Kitzmiller, Madhubala, and Warwick Davis. After him are Lydia Shum, Mikheil Chiaureli, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Herbert Ross, Richard Bremmer, and Norman Lloyd.

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Among people born in 1947, Michael McKean ranks 314Before him are Peter M. Christian, László Fazekas, Giancarlo Minardi, Alan Lee, Peter Cosgrove, and Egberto Gismonti. After him are Deniz Gezmiş, Billy Hayes, Vladimir Petrov, Gregg Allman, Hristo Bonev, and Leszek Balcerowicz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael McKean ranks 4,640 out of 18,182Before him are William R. Pogue (1930), James R. Schlesinger (1929), Lester Germer (1896), John Kitzmiller (1913), Pete Rose (1941), and Donald Byrd (1932). After him are Gene Autry (1907), Kylie Jenner (1997), W. C. Handy (1873), Kid Ory (1886), Stephen McKinley Henderson (1949), and Herbert Ross (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael McKean ranks 1,404Before him are Perry King (1948), Gregory Hines (1946), Stephen Tobolowsky (1951), Elizabeth Mitchell (1970), Emily Deschanel (1976), and John Kitzmiller (1913). After him are Stephen McKinley Henderson (1949), Herbert Ross (1927), Norman Lloyd (1914), Catherine Hicks (1951), Jennie Garth (1972), and Bill Irwin (1950).

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