Paul Muni

1895 - 1967

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Paul Muni (born Frederich Meshilem Meier Weisenfreund; September 22, 1895 – August 25, 1967) was an American stage and film actor from Chicago. He started his acting career in the Yiddish theater and during the 1930s, he was considered one of the most prestigious actors at the Warner Bros. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Muni has received more than 1,443,882 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Paul Muni is the 986th most popular actor (down from 936th in 2019), the 199th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 182nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Paul Munis by language

Over the past year Paul Muni has had the most page views in the with 151,007 views, followed by Spanish (10,708), and Italian (9,648). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (118.22%), Southern Azerbaijani (93.33%), and Serbian (83.44%)


Among actors, Paul Muni ranks 986 out of 13,578Before him are Lee Sun-kyun, Ving Rhames, Barbara Bel Geddes, Basil Rathbone, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Stephen Lang. After him are Dirk Bogarde, Honor Blackman, Jean Dujardin, Emilio Estevez, Billy Crystal, and Rod Taylor.

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Among people born in 1895, Paul Muni ranks 79Before him are Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Vinoba Bhave, Jack Dempsey, Walter Dornberger, Lin Yutang, and Kiril, Prince of Preslav. After him are Shote Galica, Kurt Schumacher, Henry de Montherlant, Nedeljko Čabrinović, Dino Grandi, and Archduke Wilhelm of Austria. Among people deceased in 1967, Paul Muni ranks 65Before him are Léon M'ba, Primo Carnera, G. W. Pabst, Julien Duvivier, Günther Blumentritt, and Basil Rathbone. After him are Marcel Aymé, Julius Schaub, Géza Lakatos, Carson McCullers, Walter A. Shewhart, and Shukri al-Quwatli.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Paul Muni ranks 199 out of 1,365Before him are Meir Dagan (1945), Israel Gelfand (1913), Louis B. Mayer (1884), Georgy Dobrovolsky (1928), Wojciech Kilar (1932), and Yaropolk II of Kiev (1082). After him are Mykola Lysenko (1842), Kirill Moskalenko (1902), Olga Khokhlova (1891), Naftali Herz Imber (1856), Michael of Chernigov (1185), and Valentina Matviyenko (1949).

Among ACTORS In Ukraine

Among actors born in Ukraine, Paul Muni ranks 4Before him are Lee Strasberg (1901), Milla Jovovich (1975), and Ida Rubinstein (1883). After him are Lyudmila Gurchenko (1935), Zbigniew Cybulski (1927), Ida Kamińska (1899), Mila Kunis (1983), Elisabeth Bergner (1897), Bohdan Stupka (1941), Mark Bernes (1911), and Olga Kurylenko (1979).

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