Paul Bearer

1954 - 2013

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William Alvin "Bill" Moody (April 10, 1954 – March 5, 2013) was an American professional wrestling manager and licensed funeral director. He is best known for his tenure with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later WWE) where he performed under the ring name Paul Bearer as the manager of The Undertaker. He later managed wrestlers such as Mankind and Undertaker's storyline brother, Kane. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Bearer has received more than 2,663,071 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Paul Bearer is the 95th most popular wrestler (up from 106th in 2019), the 6,722nd most popular biography from United States (up from 7,051st in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Wrestler.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Paul Bearer ranks 95 out of 703Before him are Nathan Jones, Kustaa Pihlajamäki, CM Punk, Väinö Kokkinen, Rob Van Dam, and Richárd Weisz. After him are A.J. Styles, Enrico Porro, Osvald Käpp, Yokozuna, Jorge González, and Sgt. Slaughter.

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Among people born in 1954, Paul Bearer ranks 272Before him are Tim O'Reilly, Francis Buchholz, Jesús María Satrústegui, Hanif Kureishi, Tina Charles, and Sam Allardyce. After him are Pankaj Kapur, Dietrich Thurau, Leonard Mlodinow, Elliot Goldenthal, Bob Weinstein, and Barry Ackroyd. Among people deceased in 2013, Paul Bearer ranks 311Before him are Ersilio Tonini, Sakine Cansız, Barry Jackson, Joseph Paul Franklin, Moses Blah, and Amar Bose. After him are Martí de Riquer i Morera, Bill Smith, Nigel Davenport, Hassan Habibi, Walter Jens, and Chico Hamilton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Bearer ranks 6,722 out of 15,968Before him are Alfred Carlton Gilbert (1884), Alice Hamilton (1869), Charles Conrad Abbott (1843), Amy Klobuchar (1960), Ina Balin (1937), and Shirley Horn (1934). After him are Bobby Seale (1936), Ian Keith (1899), Bill Maher (1956), Mike Dirnt (1972), Roy Thomas (1940), and Chad Everett (1937).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Paul Bearer ranks 36Before him are Bob Backlund (1949), Jeff Hardy (1977), Harley Race (1943), Akebono Tarō (1969), CM Punk (1978), and Rob Van Dam (1970). After him are A.J. Styles (1977), Yokozuna (1966), Sgt. Slaughter (1948), Mark Henry (1971), Booker T (1965), and Big John Studd (1948).