Randolph Scott

1898 - 1987

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George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor, whose Hollywood career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in dramas, comedies, musicals, adventures, war, horror and fantasy films, and Westerns. Out of his more than 100 film appearances, more than 60 of them were Westerns.At 6 ft 2 in (188 cm), lanky and muscular, Scott displayed a Southern drawl that offset his limitations.During the early 1950s, Scott was a consistent box-office draw. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Randolph Scott has received more than 5,803,697 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Randolph Scott is the 1,451st most popular actor (down from 918th in 2019), the 2,469th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,685th in 2019) and the 673rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 56.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Randolph Scotts by language

Over the past year Randolph Scott has had the most page views in the with 757,581 views, followed by German (43,200), and Spanish (37,501). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (195.75%), Ido (106.50%), and Malagasy (101.93%)


Among actors, Randolph Scott ranks 1,451 out of 13,578Before him are Mathieu Kassovitz, Philippe Nahon, Charles Durning, Élisabeth Depardieu, Debra Winger, and Nicoletta Braschi. After him are Mimi Rogers, Emily Watson, Nino Castelnuovo, James Whitmore, Paul Bettany, and Geraldine Page.

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Among people born in 1898, Randolph Scott ranks 90Before him are Piero Sraffa, Berenice Abbott, Michel de Ghelderode, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Hans Globke, and Grace Moore. After him are Joseph Kessel, Lionel Robbins, Achille Van Acker, Karl Mauss, Jacob Tullin Thams, and Elazar Shach. Among people deceased in 1987, Randolph Scott ranks 73Before him are Anny Ondra, He Yingqin, Danny Kaye, Andrei Mironov, Henri Cochet, and Tawfiq al-Hakim. After him are Geraldine Page, Mervyn LeRoy, Herbert Blumer, Otto Wöhler, Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, and Salim Ali.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randolph Scott ranks 2,469 out of 20,380Before him are Debra Winger (1955), Alvin Plantinga (1932), Jane Jacobs (1916), Richie Sambora (1959), Marie Laveau (1801), and Robert Benton (1932). After him are Gerard Damiano (1928), Sundance Kid (1867), Mimi Rogers (1956), Joseph Stilwell (1883), Eugene Nida (1914), and Eric F. Wieschaus (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Randolph Scott ranks 673Before him are Jaclyn Smith (1945), Grace Moore (1898), Beverly D'Angelo (1951), Alan Ladd (1913), Charles Durning (1923), and Debra Winger (1955). After him are Mimi Rogers (1956), James Whitmore (1921), Geraldine Page (1924), Jerry Orbach (1935), Jamie Foxx (1967), and Frank Grillo (1965).

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