Red Buttons

1919 - 2006

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Red Buttons (born Aaron Chwatt; February 5, 1919 – July 13, 2006) was an American actor and comedian. He won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his supporting role in the 1957 film Sayonara. He was nominated for awards for his acting work in films such as They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Harlow, and Pete's Dragon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Red Buttons has received more than 1,539,986 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Red Buttons is the 1,639th most popular actor (up from 1,880th in 2019), the 2,799th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,249th in 2019) and the 794th most popular Actor.

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  • 1.5M

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  • 54.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Red Buttons ranks 1,639 out of 9,996Before him are Kristin Davis, Jane Powell, Véra Clouzot, William B. Davis, Annette Stroyberg, and Daliah Lavi. After him are Antonella Lualdi, Sandra Dee, Suzanne Pleshette, Mimi Rogers, Viveca Lindfors, and Ronny Cox.

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Among people born in 1919, Red Buttons ranks 99Before him are J. Presper Eckert, Marina Ginestà, Jean Lefebvre, Beate Uhse-Rotermund, Hyman Minsky, and Mario Bunge. After him are Hennes Weisweiler, Antonio Aguilar, Gérard Oury, Silva Kaputikyan, Amrita Pritam, and Ahmed Abdallah. Among people deceased in 2006, Red Buttons ranks 108Before him are William Auld, Óscar Míguez, Elias Hrawi, Anna Moffo, Alexander Zinoviev, and Lee Jong-wook. After him are Marek Grechuta, Coretta Scott King, Basil Poledouris, Jerry Brudos, June Allyson, and Alberto Spencer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Red Buttons ranks 2,799 out of 18,182Before him are Mary Astor (1906), Kristin Davis (1965), Jane Powell (1929), Hyman Minsky (1919), Ice Cube (1969), and Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889). After him are Sandra Dee (1942), Dan Graham (1942), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Abbie Hoffman (1936), Gutzon Borglum (1867), and A. E. Waite (1857).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Red Buttons ranks 794Before him are Machine Gun Kelly (1990), Alfre Woodard (1952), John Savage (1949), Mary Astor (1906), Kristin Davis (1965), and Jane Powell (1929). After him are Sandra Dee (1942), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Mimi Rogers (1956), Ronny Cox (1938), Allison Janney (1959), and Richard Farnsworth (1920).

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