Philip Ahn

1905 - 1978

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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 411,885 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Philip Ahn is the 4,402nd most popular actor (down from 3,447th in 2019), the 6,852nd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,464th in 2019) and the 2,158th most popular American Actor.

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  • 410k

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  • 57.98

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  • 20

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  • 2.34

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  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Philip Ahn ranks 4,402 out of 10,030Before him are Patricia Heaton, Bill Robinson, John Kani, Stanley Holloway, Mukesh, and Rajkumar. After him are Evan Rachel Wood, Roy Dotrice, Christopher Heyerdahl, Judy Greer, Oscar Homolka, and Holland Roden.

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Among people born in 1905, Philip Ahn ranks 259Before him are Arthur Crudup, Albert Dekker, Alex Wilson, J. William Fulbright, Franco Riccardi, and Osvald Käpp. After him are Gösta Dunker, Lev Kassil, Baltasar Albéniz, Miguel Mihura, Pedro Solé, and Sergey Nikolsky. Among people deceased in 1978, Philip Ahn ranks 175Before him are Jorge Icaza Coronel, Cyrille Adoula, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, Alexander Kipnis, Ljubiša Stevanović, and George Moscone. After him are Oscar Homolka, Baltasar Albéniz, Sverre Farstad, Sandy Denny, Paul Yü Pin, and Dragoslav Mihajlović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Philip Ahn ranks 6,852 out of 15,968Before him are Oliver Hazard Perry (1785), Jessica Jaymes (1979), Eve Ensler (1953), George Moscone (1929), Richard DeVos (1926), and Adam Darius (1930). After him are John Forsyth (1780), Ben Bova (1932), Ignatius L. Donnelly (1831), Anna Lee Fisher (1949), Evan Rachel Wood (1987), and Michael Herr (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Philip Ahn ranks 2,158Before him are Khandi Alexander (1957), Charlie Murphy (1959), Robert Carradine (1954), Courtney B. Vance (1960), Patricia Heaton (1958), and Bill Robinson (1877). After him are Evan Rachel Wood (1987), Judy Greer (1975), Holland Roden (1986), Bob Einstein (1942), Alice Davenport (1864), and Brandon Routh (1979).

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