Preston Foster

1900 - 1970

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Preston Stratton Foster (August 24, 1900 – July 14, 1970), was an American actor of stage, film, radio, and television, whose career spanned nearly four decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Preston Foster has received more than 298,494 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Preston Foster is the 6,490th most popular actor (down from 5,909th in 2019), the 10,049th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,483rd in 2019) and the 3,305th most popular American Actor.

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  • 300k

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  • 53.72

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Preston Foster ranks 6,490 out of 10,030Before him are Claire Windsor, William Beaudine, Jamie Clayton, Stephanie Beacham, Sergey Bezrukov, and Henry Lau. After him are Bill Thompson, Yui Aragaki, Veerle Baetens, Dave Allen, Glynis Barber, and David Leitch.

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Among people born in 1900, Preston Foster ranks 248Before him are Malvina Reynolds, John McEwen, Alan Bush, Helen Gahagan Douglas, Edna Best, and Gertrude Mary Cox. After him are Albert Hackett, William Stevenson, Alan Helffrich, Frederica Sagor Maas, Natalie Schafer, and Taffy Abel. Among people deceased in 1970, Preston Foster ranks 206Before him are Daniel Kinsey, Booker Ervin, Marjorie Rambeau, Charlie Ruggles, Chester Morris, and William Beaudine. After him are Feroz Khan Noon, Rose McConnell Long, Lillian Board, and Walter Reuther.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Preston Foster ranks 10,049 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Moorer (1967), Martha Coolidge (1946), A.J. Applegate (1989), Barbara Askins (1939), Big L (1974), and Crane Wilbur (1886). After him are Commodore Cochran (1902), Bill Thompson (1913), Robert J. Walker (1801), Ed Boon (1964), Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806), and Alexandra Silk (1963).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Preston Foster ranks 3,305Before him are Kay Lenz (1953), Dave Sheridan (1969), Paul Douglas (1907), Claire Windsor (1892), William Beaudine (1892), and Jamie Clayton (1978). After him are Bill Thompson (1913), David Leitch (1975), Wendy Schaal (1954), Jimmi Simpson (1975), June Marlowe (1903), and Andrew Stevens (1955).

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