Reginald VelJohnson

1952 - Today

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Reginald VelJohnson (born Reginald Vel Johnson; August 16, 1952) is an American actor. He is best known for playing policeman characters such as Carl Winslow on the sitcom Family Matters, which ran from 1989 to 1998, and LAPD Sgt. Al Powell in the films Die Hard and Die Hard 2. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reginald VelJohnson has received more than 2,585,857 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Reginald VelJohnson is the 3,368th most popular actor (down from 2,917th in 2019), the 5,339th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,759th in 2019) and the 1,661st most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.6M

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  • 60.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

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  • 2.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Reginald VelJohnson ranks 3,368 out of 10,030. Before him are Cary Elwes, Emily Procter, Caitriona Balfe, Agnes Ayres, Elena Anaya, and Gene Reynolds. After him are Richard Lynch, Stephen McHattie, Jack LaLanne, Suzy Amis Cameron, Rosenda Monteros, and Minnie Driver.

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Among people born in 1952, Reginald VelJohnson ranks 256Before him are Dennis Stratton, Ahmed Nazif, Linda Martin, Essam Sharaf, Norbert Haug, and Gianfranco Fini. After him are Christiane Taubira, Lee Ritenour, Lee Hae-chan, Ketil Bjørnstad, Bill Walton, and Daniel Balavoine.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Reginald VelJohnson ranks 5,339 out of 15,968. Before him are Robert Preston (1918), James Worthy (1961), Emily Procter (1968), Agnes Ayres (1898), Gene Reynolds (1923), and Charles Demuth (1883). After him are Richard Lynch (1940), Abraham Polonsky (1910), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), Lizzo (1988), Jack LaLanne (1914), and Honus Wagner (1874).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Reginald VelJohnson ranks 1,661Before him are Jack Colvin (1934), Joe Manganiello (1976), Robert Preston (1918), Emily Procter (1968), Agnes Ayres (1898), and Gene Reynolds (1923). After him are Richard Lynch (1940), Jack LaLanne (1914), Suzy Amis Cameron (1962), Ronee Blakley (1945), Zendaya (1996), and Mark Rolston (1956).

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