Paul Winfield

1939 - 2004

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Paul Edward Winfield (May 22, 1939 – March 7, 2004) was an American television, film and stage actor. He was known for his portrayal of a Louisiana sharecropper who struggles to support his family during the Great Depression in the landmark film Sounder (1972), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He portrayed Martin Luther King Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Winfield has received more than 1,743,032 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Winfield is the 2,000th most popular actor (down from 1,812th in 2019), the 3,411th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,167th in 2019) and the 968th most popular American Actor.

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  • 32

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  • 4.45

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Among actors, Paul Winfield ranks 2,000 out of 10,030Before him are Georges Wilson, Rodrigo Santoro, Miki Manojlović, James Marsden, Marion Ross, and Michel Constantin. After him are Kevin Peter Hall, Taron Egerton, George Arliss, Vanessa Williams, Asia Argento, and Dan Castellaneta.

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Among people born in 1939, Paul Winfield ranks 193Before him are Abdelmajid Lakhal, Alfredo Palacio, Pilar Bardem, Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark, Ron Rifkin, and Leka, Crown Prince of Albania. After him are Jalaluddin Haqqani, Panajot Pano, Brenda Vaccaro, Joseph D. Pistone, Jacques Vallée, and Dean Corll. Among people deceased in 2004, Paul Winfield ranks 111Before him are Jesús Gil, Shiing-Shen Chern, John Maynard Smith, Joe Viterelli, Jozef Lenárt, and Walter Frentz. After him are P. V. Narasimha Rao, Naomi Shemer, Hubert Selby Jr., Juan Zambudio Velasco, Thomas Gold, and Tiziano Terzani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Winfield ranks 3,411 out of 15,968Before him are Charley Patton (1891), Tito Jackson (1953), Henry Armstrong (1912), Eric Singer (1958), Sheryl Crow (1962), and Henry Hazlitt (1894). After him are Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Todd Phillips (1970), Bob Saget (1956), Jack Sharkey (1902), GG Allin (1956), and James F. Byrnes (1882).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Paul Winfield ranks 968Before him are Richard Beymer (1938), Harris Yulin (1937), Anne Archer (1947), Brett Cullen (1956), James Marsden (1973), and Marion Ross (1928). After him are Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Vanessa Williams (1963), Dan Castellaneta (1957), William Powell (1892), Joe Spinell (1936), and Brenda Vaccaro (1939).

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