Philip Ahn

1905 - 1978

Philip Ahn

Philip Ahn (born Pil Lip Ahn (안필립), March 29, 1905 – February 28, 1978) was an American actor and activist of Korean descent. With over 180 film and television credits between 1935 and 1978, he was one of the most recognizable and prolific Asian-American character actors of his time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Ahn has received more than 356,869 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,500th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 360k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Philip Ahn ranks 3,454 out of 8,832Before him are José Luis López Vázquez, Eddie Marsan, Pauline Collins, Dietmar Schönherr, Julia Stiles, and Leonid Bronevoy. After him are Penn Badgley, Gustaf Skarsgård, Gwen Verdon, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Sharmila Tagore, and Robert Young.

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Among people born in 1905, Philip Ahn ranks 207Before him are Edmundo Piaggio, Siaka Stevens, Mischa Auer, Ashley Montagu, Arthur Crudup, and Alex Wilson. After him are Franchot Tone, Gilbert Roland, J. William Fulbright, John O'Hara, Erskine Hamilton Childers, and Sergey Nikolsky. Among people deceased in 1978, Philip Ahn ranks 151Before him are James B. Conant, Jorge Cafrune, Ljubiša Stevanović, Carlos Torre Repetto, Ethelda Bleibtrey, and Isidro Ayora. After him are Jorge Icaza Coronel, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, Will Geer, Ralph Metcalfe, Alexander Belov, and Sandy Denny.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Philip Ahn ranks 5,469 out of 12,171Before him are Mick Thomson (1973), Mykelti Williamson (1960), Jonathan Davis (1971), Julia Stiles (1981), Michael Dell (1965), and Herbie Mann (1930). After him are Arnold Denker (1914), Penn Badgley (1986), John Pope (1822), Lee Ritenour (1952), Robert Young (1907), and Frank Irons (1886).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Philip Ahn ranks 1,681Before him are Jessica Capshaw (1976), Robert Harron (1893), Minka Kelly (1980), Marni Nixon (1930), Mykelti Williamson (1960), and Julia Stiles (1981). After him are Penn Badgley (1986), Robert Young (1907), Chloë Sevigny (1974), Bill Robinson (1877), Eric Bogosian (1953), and Jack Albertson (1907).