Patrick Swayze

1952 - 2009

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Wayne Swayze (; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter. Gaining fame with appearances in films during the 1980s, he became popular for playing tough and romantic male leads, giving him a wide fan base. He was named by People magazine as its Sexiest Man Alive in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Swayze has received more than 22,294,303 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 30th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Patrick Swayze ranks 30 out of 8,832Before him are Robert De Niro, Sarah Bernhardt, Louis de Funès, Elizabeth Taylor, Bud Spencer, and James Dean. After him are Jean-Paul Belmondo, Romy Schneider, Debbie Reynolds, Kirk Douglas, Chuck Norris, and Robert Redford.

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Among people born in 1952, Patrick Swayze ranks 2Before him is Vladimir Putin. After him are Steven Seagal, Liam Neeson, Orhan Pamuk, Vajiralongkorn, Park Geun-hye, Harvey Weinstein, Roberto Benigni, Mickey Rourke, Jostein Gaarder, and Christopher Reeve. Among people deceased in 2009, Patrick Swayze ranks 2Before him is Michael Jackson. After him are Claude Lévi-Strauss, Kim Dae-jung, Aage Bohr, Pina Bausch, Paul Samuelson, David Carradine, Roh Moo-hyun, Corazon Aquino, Ted Kennedy, and Maurice Jarre.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patrick Swayze ranks 78 out of 12,171Before him are Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Jimi Hendrix (1942), Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929), Louis Armstrong (1901), John D. Rockefeller (1839), and James Dean (1931). After him are Woodrow Wilson (1856), Frank Sinatra (1915), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Kirk Douglas (1916), Bhumibol Adulyadej (1927), and Chuck Norris (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Patrick Swayze ranks 13Before him are Marlon Brando (1924), Morgan Freeman (1937), James Stewart (1908), Jack Nicholson (1937), Robert De Niro (1943), and James Dean (1931). After him are Debbie Reynolds (1932), Kirk Douglas (1916), Chuck Norris (1940), Robert Redford (1936), Meryl Streep (1949), and Dustin Hoffman (1937).