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Randolph Scott

1898 - 1987

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George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned the years from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety of genres, including social dramas, crime dramas, comedies, musicals (albeit in non-singing and non-dancing roles), adventure tales, war films, and a few horror and fantasy films. However, his most enduring image is that of the tall-in-the-saddle Western hero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Randolph Scott has received more than 4,850,555 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Randolph Scott is the 921st most popular actor (up from 950th in 2019), the 1,685th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,769th in 2019) and the 458th most popular American Actor.

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  • 39

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  • 2.88

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  • 4.54

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Among actors, Randolph Scott ranks 921 out of 9,996Before him are Grace Zabriskie, Max Schreck, Stewart Granger, David Graf, Olga Knipper, and Til Schweiger. After him are Anne Parillaud, Frank Oz, Yvette Guilbert, Chris Evans, Michael Dudikoff, and Yuen Siu-tien.

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Among people born in 1898, Randolph Scott ranks 66Before him are Arletty, Marie-Pierre Kœnig, Salvatore Ferragamo, Viktor Ullmann, August Hirt, and Ernő Gerő. After him are Julius Schaub, Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, Giuseppe Saragat, Henry Hathaway, Leo McCarey, and Inejiro Asanuma. Among people deceased in 1987, Randolph Scott ranks 42Before him are Douglas Sirk, Didier Pironi, Peter Tosh, Peter Medawar, Mahadevi Varma, and James Baldwin. After him are Luis Federico Leloir, Yakov Zeldovich, Rouben Mamoulian, Buddy Rich, Liberace, and Eugen Jochum.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randolph Scott ranks 1,685 out of 18,182Before him are Grace Zabriskie (1941), John B. Calhoun (1917), Sixto Rodriguez (1942), Hank Williams (1923), David Graf (1950), and James J. Braddock (1905). After him are Robert Bloch (1917), Sol LeWitt (1928), Edward C. Prescott (1940), John Sculley (1939), Lou Gehrig (1903), and Caroline Kennedy (1957).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Randolph Scott ranks 458Before him are Matthew Perry (1969), Jennifer Grey (1960), Gary Busey (1944), Kathleen Turner (1954), Grace Zabriskie (1941), and David Graf (1950). After him are Chris Evans (1981), Michael Dudikoff (1954), Thomas Haden Church (1960), Richard Jenkins (1947), Adrien Brody (1973), and Jerry Stiller (1927).

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