Pernell Roberts

1928 - 2010

Pernell Roberts

Pernell Elven Roberts Jr. (May 18, 1928 – January 24, 2010) was an American stage, film and television actor, as well as a singer. In addition to guest-starring in over 60 television series, he was best known for his roles as Ben Cartwright's eldest son Adam Cartwright on the Western television series Bonanza (1959–1965), and as chief surgeon Dr. John McIntyre, the title character on Trapper John, M.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pernell Roberts has received more than 2,877,487 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,146th most popular actor.

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  • 2.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Pernell Roberts ranks 2,117 out of 8,832Before him are Lindsay Duncan, Tobias Moretti, Judy Davis, Justin Chambers, Tom Holland, and Ryan Phillippe. After him are Patrick Wayne, Wallace Beery, Estelle Parsons, Julian Beck, David Harbour, and Jordana Brewster.

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Among people born in 1928, Pernell Roberts ranks 234Before him are Abdellatif Filali, Saw Maung, Robert Brout, Eugenio Monti, Eduardo Guerrero, and Ann Morgan Guilbert. After him are Hubert Selby Jr., Miguel Poblet, Steingrímur Hermannsson, Nancy Marchand, János Kornai, and Vitaliy Masol. Among people deceased in 2010, Pernell Roberts ranks 149Before him are Nicola Cabibbo, Hans Ørberg, Juan Carlos González, Zilda Arns, Ronald Neame, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico. After him are Mariya Dolina, Panajot Pano, Steingrímur Hermannsson, Mohammed Mzali, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, and Zelda Rubinstein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pernell Roberts ranks 3,591 out of 12,171Before him are John Mayer (1977), Justin Chambers (1970), Robert H. Dicke (1916), Ryan Phillippe (1974), Charles Dvorak (1878), and Lillian Hellman (1905). After him are Patrick Wayne (1939), Wallace Beery (1885), Estelle Parsons (1927), Julian Beck (1925), David Harbour (null), and Gore Verbinski (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Pernell Roberts ranks 1,015Before him are Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), Ron Rifkin (1939), Bonnie Bedelia (1948), Crispin Glover (1964), Justin Chambers (1970), and Ryan Phillippe (1974). After him are Patrick Wayne (1939), Wallace Beery (1885), Estelle Parsons (1927), Julian Beck (1925), David Harbour (null), and John Astin (1930).