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 1,358,684 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 38 in 2019). Red Buttons is the 1,881st most popular actor (down from 1,656th in 2019), the 3,250th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,956th in 2019) and the 914th most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.4M

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  • 63.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Red Buttons ranks 1,881 out of 10,030Before him are Josh Holloway, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ita Rina, Julie Delpy, Choi Eun-hee, and Thelma Ritter. After him are Tom Hulce, Lisa Bonet, Wayne Knight, Clancy Brown, Melissa Sue Anderson, and Mikhail Ulyanov.

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Among people born in 1919, Red Buttons ranks 119Before him are Gérard Oury, Ahmed Abdallah, Tomáš Špidlík, Amir-Abbas Hoveyda, Hennes Weisweiler, and José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez. After him are Hyman Minsky, Jean Lefebvre, Amrita Pritam, Vera Aceva, Vikram Sarabhai, and Ferruccio Valcareggi. Among people deceased in 2006, Red Buttons ranks 130Before him are Paul Gleason, Ahmet Ertegun, Gérard Oury, Valentín Paniagua, Red Auerbach, and Shigeru Kayano. After him are Rocío Dúrcal, Vera Aceva, Faas Wilkes, Igor Sergeyev, Tadao Onishi, and Jurij Brězan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Red Buttons ranks 3,250 out of 15,968Before him are Tim Buckley (1947), Abel Ferrara (1951), Carl Bernstein (1944), Harold Arlen (1905), Thelma Ritter (1902), and Seth Barnes Nicholson (1891). After him are Hyman Minsky (1919), Tom Hulce (1953), Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815), Muggsy Bogues (1965), Lisa Bonet (1967), and Marc Jacobs (1963).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Red Buttons ranks 914Before him are Mariska Hargitay (1964), Allen Garfield (1939), Cheech Marin (1946), Jensen Ackles (1978), Josh Holloway (1969), and Thelma Ritter (1902). After him are Tom Hulce (1953), Lisa Bonet (1967), Wayne Knight (1955), Clancy Brown (1959), Melissa Sue Anderson (1962), and Marla Maples (1963).

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