Peter Coyote

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Peter Coyote (born Robert Peter Cohon; October 10, 1941) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, author and narrator of films, theatre, television, and audiobooks. He is perhaps best known for his work in various films such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Cross Creek (1983), Jagged Edge (1985), Bitter Moon (1992), Kika (1993), Patch Adams (1998), Erin Brockovich (2000), A Walk to Remember (2002), and Femme Fatale (2002). He was also known as the "Voice of Oscar" for the 72nd Academy Awards ceremony, the first Oscars announcer to be seen on-camera.Coyote's voice work includes his narration for the opening ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympics and Apple's iPad Retina Display campaign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Coyote has received more than 3,034,308 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Peter Coyote is the 1,573rd most popular actor (down from 1,552nd in 2019), the 2,784th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,799th in 2019) and the 778th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.0M

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  • 64.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Peter Coyote ranks 1,573 out of 10,030Before him are Oleg Yefremov, Bruce Campbell, Anita Björk, Jordana Brewster, John Savage, and Luciana Paluzzi. After him are James Cosmo, Steve Guttenberg, Julie Newmar, Cassandra Harris, Mathieu Kassovitz, and Annabella.

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Among people born in 1941, Peter Coyote ranks 174Before him are Paavo Lipponen, Salvatore Accardo, Philippe Honoré, George Smith, Fritz Wepper, and David Lewis. After him are Ewa Demarczyk, Jacques Simon, Peter Cullen, Fabio Testi, Élisabeth Depardieu, and Mariangela Melato.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Coyote ranks 2,784 out of 15,968Before him are George B. McClellan (1826), Artie Shaw (1910), Harry Dexter White (1892), John Savage (1949), Charlie Munger (1924), and Benny Golson (1929). After him are Leon Czolgosz (1873), Marie Tharp (1920), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Eric Schmidt (1955), Fergie (1975), and Hank Aaron (1934).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Peter Coyote ranks 778Before him are Georgia Hale (1900), Jack Lord (1920), Sal Mineo (1939), Brion James (1945), Bruce Campbell (1958), and John Savage (1949). After him are Steve Guttenberg (1958), Julie Newmar (1933), John de Lancie (1948), Robert Sean Leonard (1969), Mary Wickes (1910), and Cameron Mitchell (1918).

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