Ralph Meeker

1920 - 1988

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Ralph Meeker (born Ralph Rathgeber; November 21, 1920 – August 5, 1988) was an American film, stage, and television actor. He first rose to prominence for his roles in the Broadway productions of Mister Roberts (1948–1951) and Picnic (1953), the former of which earned him a Theatre World Award for his performance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Meeker has received more than 679,730 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ralph Meeker is the 4,718th most popular actor, the 7,330th most popular biography from United States and the 2,325th most popular American Actor.

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  • 680k

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  • 57.33

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ralph Meeker ranks 4,718 out of 10,030Before him are Eduardo Noriega, Alexis Arquette, Robert Morse, Liz Smith, Chris Owen, and Rocky Carroll. After him are Barbara Hale, Adrian Rawlins, Alan Tudyk, Anica Dobra, Ronit Elkabetz, and Earl Holliman.

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Among people born in 1920, Ralph Meeker ranks 295Before him are Luisa Cuesta, Stan Musial, John Paul Stevens, Irving Kristol, Bert Williams, and Nida Senff. After him are Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Lucidio Sentimenti, Jack Rowley, Ted Fujita, Guinn Smith, and Ragnhild Hveger. Among people deceased in 1988, Ralph Meeker ranks 173Before him are Duane Jones, I. A. L. Diamond, Colleen Moore, Hilda Gobbi, Sten Suvio, and Rudolf Gramlich. After him are Colin Higgins, Plácido Galindo, Greta Nissen, Roy Kinnear, Max Black, and Victorio Unamuno.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Meeker ranks 7,330 out of 15,968Before him are Chris Owen (1980), Robert Trivers (1943), Adriana Chechik (1991), Florence Ballard (1943), Kay Ivey (1944), and Rocky Carroll (1963). After him are Allen Collins (1952), Barbara Hale (1922), Irwin I. Shapiro (1929), Kayden Kross (1985), Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867), and Alan Tudyk (1971).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ralph Meeker ranks 2,325Before him are Dave Franco (1985), Jeffrey Donovan (1968), Alexis Arquette (1969), Robert Morse (1931), Chris Owen (1980), and Rocky Carroll (1963). After him are Barbara Hale (1922), Alan Tudyk (1971), Earl Holliman (1928), Regina King (1971), Lynn-Holly Johnson (1958), and Meredith Baxter (1947).

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