Peter Graves

1926 - 2010

Peter Graves

Peter Graves (born Peter Duesler Aurness; March 18, 1926 – March 14, 2010) was an American film and television actor. He was best known for his role as Jim Phelps in the CBS television series Mission: Impossible from 1967 to 1973 (original) and from 1988 to 1990 (revival). His elder brother was actor James Arness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Graves has received more than 2,396,860 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,415th most popular actor.

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  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 53.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Peter Graves ranks 1,402 out of 8,832Before him are Lorne Greene, Jack Hawkins, Lamberto Maggiorani, Claire Forlani, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Priyanka Chopra. After him are Akim Tamiroff, Geoffrey Lewis, Martin Weinek, Martha Scott, Ashley Judd, and Al Lettieri.

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Among people born in 1926, Peter Graves ranks 142Before him are Peter Shaffer, Kim Jong-pil, Norman Jewison, Anne McCaffrey, Elias Hrawi, and Shin Sang-ok. After him are Vicente Aranda, Muhammad al-Badr, Claudio Villa, Peter Alexander, John Derek, and Valerio Zurlini. Among people deceased in 2010, Peter Graves ranks 94Before him are Alan Sillitoe, Cécile Aubry, Dick Francis, Satoshi Kon, Andrei Voznesensky, and Captain Beefheart. After him are Vladimir Ilyushin, Guido de Marco, Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Giulietta Simionato, Fess Parker, and Luis García Berlanga.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Graves ranks 2,532 out of 12,171Before him are Jimmy Smith (1925), Dusty Hill (1949), Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979), Betty Robinson (1911), Captain Beefheart (1941), and Taylor Swift (1989). After him are Richard Thorpe (1896), Phil Jackson (1945), Edwin H. Land (1909), Pink (1979), Geoffrey Lewis (1935), and Dan Flavin (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Peter Graves ranks 683Before him are Neil Patrick Harris (1973), Louis Gossett Jr. (1936), David Strathairn (1949), Susan Flannery (1939), Charles Durning (1923), and Jennifer Love Hewitt (1979). After him are Geoffrey Lewis (1935), Martha Scott (1912), Ashley Judd (1968), Al Lettieri (1928), Mel Blanc (1908), and Peggy Lipton (1946).