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 4,444,550 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Randolph Scott is the 950th most popular actor (down from 949th in 2019), the 1,770th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,813th in 2019) and the 471st most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Randolph Scott ranks 950 out of 10,030Before him are Imelda Staunton, John Noble, Joe Mantegna, Ricardo Montalbán, Til Schweiger, and Rosanna Arquette. After him are Mike Myers, Run Run Shaw, Marika Rökk, Laura Dern, Robert Hardy, and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

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Among people born in 1898, Randolph Scott ranks 69Before him are Lotte Lenya, Arletty, Inejiro Asanuma, Viktor Ullmann, Hastings Banda, and Ernő Gerő. After him are Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, Giuseppe Saragat, Leopold Infeld, Luigi Fagioli, Leo McCarey, and Desanka Maksimović. Among people deceased in 1987, Randolph Scott ranks 48Before him are Buddy Rich, Douglas Sirk, Didier Pironi, Danny Kaye, Camille Chamoun, and Yakov Zeldovich. After him are Rouben Mamoulian, Federico Mompou, Peter Medawar, Anny Ondra, Erskine Caldwell, and Herbert Blumer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Randolph Scott ranks 1,770 out of 15,968Before him are Kalākaua (1836), Cass Elliot (1941), Hank Williams (1923), Susan Atkins (1948), Rosanna Arquette (1959), and James Bowie (1796). After him are Johnny Ramone (1948), Bess Truman (1885), John Dickinson (1732), Harlow Shapley (1885), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), and Richard Sennett (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Randolph Scott ranks 471Before him are Eddie Constantine (1913), Stuart Whitman (1928), Roberts Blossom (1924), Stacy Keach (1941), Joe Mantegna (1947), and Rosanna Arquette (1959). After him are Laura Dern (1967), Linda Gray (1940), Richard Jenkins (1947), Anna May Wong (1905), Andie MacDowell (1958), and Billy Crystal (1948).

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