Ray Collins

1889 - 1965

Ray Collins

Ray Bidwell Collins (December 10, 1889 – July 11, 1965) was an American character actor in stock and Broadway theatre, radio, films, and television. With 900 stage roles to his credit, he became one of the most successful actors in the developing field of radio drama. A friend and associate of Orson Welles for many years, Collins went to Hollywood with the Mercury Theatre company and made his feature-film debut in Citizen Kane (1941), as Kane's ruthless political rival. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Collins has received more than 11,881 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,616th most popular actor.

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  • 12k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ray Collins ranks 5,578 out of 8,832Before him are Danielle Panabaker, Ruby Keeler, Scott Baio, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Robinson, and Kim Bum. After him are Naya Rivera, Jason Wiles, Bill Hader, Sally Struthers, Liu Yifei, and Ken Kirzinger.

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Among people born in 1889, Ray Collins ranks 182Before him are Ted Wilde, Minta Durfee, Fanny Durack, Eugene Pallette, Claude McKay, and Robert Benchley. After him are Walter Catlett and James Stephenson. Among people deceased in 1965, Ray Collins ranks 146Before him are Tadd Dameron, Bill Black, Ivan Joseph Martin Osiier, Lorraine Hansberry, Mary Boland, and Frances Perkins. After him is Geeta Bali.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ray Collins ranks 8,090 out of 12,171Before him are DJ Shadow (1972), Forrest Towns (1914), Danielle Panabaker (1987), Pete Docter (1968), Andy Hertzfeld (1953), and Nick Robinson (1995). After him are James LoMenzo (1959), Roberta Williams (1953), Tom Watson (1949), Joseph Polchinski (1954), Naya Rivera (1987), and Peter Shor (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ray Collins ranks 2,696Before him are Gina Rodriguez (1984), Christine Taylor (1971), James Michael Tyler (1962), Sterling K. Brown (1976), Danielle Panabaker (1987), and Nick Robinson (1995). After him are Naya Rivera (1987), Jason Wiles (1970), Bill Hader (1978), Sally Struthers (1947), Danny Thomas (1912), and Joe Rogan (null).