Peter Graves

1926 - 2010

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Peter Graves (born Peter Duesler Aurness; March 18, 1926 – March 14, 2010) was an American 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 3,425,019 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Peter Graves is the 1,385th most popular actor (up from 1,394th in 2019), the 2,479th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,532nd in 2019) and the 680th most popular American Actor.

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  • 37

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  • 2.44

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  • 4.86

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Among actors, Peter Graves ranks 1,385 out of 10,030Before him are Jason Isaacs, Fred Ward, Marisa Pavan, George Chakiris, Pauley Perrette, and Hugh Fraser. After him are Johnny Galecki, Michael Redgrave, Iain Glen, Libertad Lamarque, Gustav Fröhlich, and Elsa Pataky.

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Among people born in 1926, Peter Graves ranks 138Before him are Peter Shaffer, Yevgeny Leonov, Kim Jong-pil, Jürgen Moltmann, Juan Jesús Posadas Ocampo, and Rafi Eitan. After him are Raul Hilberg, John Derek, Claude Akins, Judith Malina, Valerio Zurlini, and Teddy Scholten. Among people deceased in 2010, Peter Graves ranks 84Before him are Ariel Ramírez, Sigmar Polke, Orlando Peçanha, Theo Albrecht, Robert Culp, and Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy. After him are Miguel Delibes, Malcolm McLaren, Captain Beefheart, Alexander Haig, Vladislav Ardzinba, and Bella Akhmadulina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Graves ranks 2,479 out of 15,968Before him are Suzanne Collins (1962), Pauley Perrette (1969), Warren Christopher (1925), Archie Hahn (1880), Adam Levine (1979), and Darryl F. Zanuck (1902). After him are Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929), Steve McCurry (1950), Anne Sexton (1928), Joseph Stilwell (1883), Al Lettieri (1928), and Debra Winger (1955).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Peter Graves ranks 680Before him are Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Kurtwood Smith (1943), Will Ferrell (1967), Fred Ward (1942), George Chakiris (1934), and Pauley Perrette (1969). After him are Al Lettieri (1928), Debra Winger (1955), Laurie Holden (1969), Rob Reiner (1947), Paul Michael Glaser (1943), and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (1981).

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