Paul L. Smith

1936 - 2012

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Paul Lawrence Smith (June 24, 1936 – April 25, 2012), most frequently credited as Paul Smith or Paul L. Smith, was an American actor. Burly, bearded and imposing, he appeared in feature films and occasionally on television since the 1970s, generally playing "heavies" and bad guys. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul L. Smith has received more than 528,576 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul L. Smith is the 988th most popular actor, the 1,868th most popular biography from United States and the 481st most popular Actor.

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  • 530k

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  • 55.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Paul L. Smith ranks 988 out of 8,832Before him are Nino Manfredi, Stefania Sandrelli, Michael Emerson, Liv Tyler, Betty White, and Haya Harareet. After him are Anne Wiazemsky, Yuen Biao, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Shannen Doherty, Hibari Misora, and Daniel Radcliffe.

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Among people born in 1936, Paul L. Smith ranks 105Before him are Robert Downey Sr., Charles Dutoit, Hifikepunye Pohamba, Nicos Poulantzas, Costas Simitis, and Frank Stella. After him are A. B. Yehoshua, Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, Jacques Mesrine, Yuan T. Lee, André Kolingba, and Solomon Burke. Among people deceased in 2012, Paul L. Smith ranks 83Before him are Vidal Sassoon, Andy Williams, Maurice André, Sergio Pininfarina, Tonino Guerra, and Carl Johan Bernadotte. After him are Santiago Carrillo, Teófilo Stevenson, Manuel Fraga, Malam Bacai Sanhá, David Kelly, and Warda Al-Jazairia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul L. Smith ranks 1,868 out of 12,171Before him are Liv Tyler (1977), Michael Phelps (1985), Lester Young (1909), Frank Stella (1936), Betty White (1922), and Coretta Scott King (1927). After him are Ken Wilber (1949), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Shannen Doherty (1971), Lynne Cheney (1941), Frederik Pohl (1919), and Busta Rhymes (1972).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Paul L. Smith ranks 481Before him are Helen Hunt (1963), John Barrymore (1882), James Spader (1960), Michael Emerson (1954), Liv Tyler (1977), and Betty White (1922). After him are Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), Shannen Doherty (1971), Billy Dee Williams (1937), Bill Pullman (1953), Don Ameche (1908), and Ashton Kutcher (1978).

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