Mort Walker

1923 - 2018

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Addison Morton Walker (September 3, 1923 – January 27, 2018) was an American comic strip writer, best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mort Walker has received more than 387,467 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Mort Walker is the 153rd most popular comic artist (down from 141st in 2019), the 9,737th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,972nd in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Comic Artist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 390k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Mort Walkers by language

Over the past year Mort Walker has had the most page views in the with 31,865 views, followed by Swedish (3,159), and Portuguese (2,218). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Norwegian (Nynorsk) (95.04%), Spanish (72.72%), and Swedish (71.97%)


Among comic artists, Mort Walker ranks 153 out of 226Before him are Rose O'Neill, Dave Gibbons, Mike Mignola, Guy Delisle, Norihiro Yagi, and George Herriman. After him are Neal Adams, Harvey Kurtzman, R. K. Laxman, Jim Lee, Seishi Kishimoto, and Eduardo Risso.

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Among people born in 1923, Mort Walker ranks 427Before him are Albert Decourtray, Ivano Blason, George Russell, James Dickey, Kenneth Lane, and Vladimir Tendryakov. After him are Leonid Shamkovich, Percy Heath, Sumner Redstone, Robert Craft, Augusto Magli, and Ted Stevens. Among people deceased in 2018, Mort Walker ranks 453Before him are Jeanne Ashworth, Daniel Quinn, Anatoly Lein, Nicanor de Carvalho, Ed King, and Muhibbe Darga. After him are Asma Jahangir, Peter G. Peterson, Emiliano Mondonico, Soslan Andiyev, XXXTentacion, and Walter Bahr.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mort Walker ranks 9,737 out of 20,380Before him are Elmo Zumwalt (1920), Pam Shriver (1962), David Koechner (1962), Eric Bischoff (1955), Daniel Cormier (1979), and Patti Davis (1952). After him are Claire Windsor (1892), Pete Wilson (1933), Georgia Coleman (1912), Christian Serratos (1990), Michael Landau (1958), and Reginald Arvizu (1969).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Mort Walker ranks 34Before him are Alex Raymond (1909), Les Clark (1907), John Buscema (1927), Rose O'Neill (1874), Mike Mignola (1960), and George Herriman (1880). After him are Neal Adams (1941), Harvey Kurtzman (1924), Len Wein (1948), Jim Starlin (1949), Marv Wolfman (1946), and Alison Bechdel (1960).