Michael Richards

1949 - Today

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Michael Anthony Richards (born July 24, 1949) is an American actor, writer, television producer, and comedian best known for playing Cosmo Kramer on the television sitcom Seinfeld. He began his career as a stand-up comedian, first entering the national spotlight when he was featured on Billy Crystal's first cable TV special. He went on to become a series regular on ABC's Fridays. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Richards has received more than 8,189,096 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Michael Richards is the 2,328th most popular actor (down from 2,281st in 2019), the 3,882nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,839th in 2019) and the 1,141st most popular American Actor.

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  • 8.2M

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  • 62.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael Richards ranks 2,328 out of 10,030Before him are Cliff Curtis, Patrick Wayne, Chishū Ryū, Randall Duk Kim, Jeff Fahey, and Li Bingbing. After him are Elliot Page, Naomie Harris, Federico Luppi, Jackie Earle Haley, Vernon Wells, and Timothy Hutton.

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Among people born in 1949, Michael Richards ranks 202Before him are Slavenka Drakulić, Alan Lancaster, Jahn Teigen, George Dalaras, Dado Topić, and Lindsey Buckingham. After him are Deep Roy, Antônio Fagundes, Trevor Horn, Mari Alkatiri, Henning Jensen, and Joaquín Sabina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Richards ranks 3,882 out of 15,968Before him are Jeff Fahey (1952), Albert Ghiorso (1915), Mort Shuman (1938), Roderick MacKinnon (1956), Chrissie Hynde (1951), and Lindsey Buckingham (1949). After him are Jerry Schatzberg (1927), Buddy Bolden (1877), Bill Goldberg (1966), Bruce Buck (1946), Jackie Earle Haley (1961), and Floyd Council (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Michael Richards ranks 1,141Before him are Tony Goldwyn (1960), Eric Dane (1972), Virginia Madsen (1961), Patrick Wayne (1939), Randall Duk Kim (1943), and Jeff Fahey (1952). After him are Jackie Earle Haley (1961), Timothy Hutton (1960), Margaret Hamilton (1902), Frank Morgan (1890), Kathleen Freeman (1919), and Joanna Cassidy (1945).

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