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Paul Gross

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Paul Michael Gross OC (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian actor, director, writer, producer, and musician born in Calgary, Alberta. Gross is known for his lead role as Constable Benton Fraser in the popular Canadian television series Due South as well as for his 2008 war film Passchendaele, which he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in. Gross acted as executive producer on Due South and in addition to starring, wrote seven episodes including the two-part series finale, and wrote and sang songs for the soundtrack of the series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Gross has received more than 1,768,116 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Paul Gross is the 7,506th most popular actor (down from 7,172nd in 2019), the 643rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 624th in 2019) and the 219th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 1.8M

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  • 39.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Paul Gross ranks 7,506 out of 9,996Before him are Anna Neagle, Um Ki-joon, Gregory Harrison, Yoon Shi-yoon, Lexa Doig, and Joel Gretsch. After him are Elizabeth Lail, Àlex Brendemühl, Lalla Ward, Riley Keough, Cara Buono, and Chad Allen.

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Among people born in 1959, Paul Gross ranks 464Before him are Akif Pirinçci, Finola Hughes, Tamara E. Jernigan, Agustín, Carlos I. Noriega, and Lydia Lunch. After him are Saida Gunba, Peter Pacult, Franco Chioccioli, Sergey Dorenko, Kapil Dev, and Alejandro Mayorkas.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Paul Gross ranks 643 out of 1,350Before him are Chris Taylor (1950), Stéphane Dion (1955), Chris Diamantopoulos (1975), Georges Vanier (1888), Laura Vandervoort (1984), and Lexa Doig (1973). After him are Peter Jennings (1938), Mavis Gallant (1922), Jessica Steen (1965), Monty Hall (1921), E. Pauline Johnson (1861), and Lucile Wheeler (1935).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Paul Gross ranks 219Before him are Meghan Ory (1982), Pablo Schreiber (1978), Ruby Keeler (1909), Chris Diamantopoulos (1975), Laura Vandervoort (1984), and Lexa Doig (1973). After him are Jessica Steen (1965), Eric Johnson (1979), Avan Jogia (1992), Missy Peregrym (1982), Lindy Booth (1979), and Emily Bett Rickards (1991).

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