Richard Barthelmess

1895 - 1963

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Richard Semler Barthelmess (May 9, 1895 – August 17, 1963) was an American film actor, principally of the Hollywood silent era. He starred opposite Lillian Gish in D. W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms (1919) and Way Down East (1920) and was among the founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1927. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Barthelmess has received more than 279,641 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Richard Barthelmess is the 561st most popular actor (down from 496th in 2019), the 1,041st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,026th in 2019) and the 284th most popular American Actor.

Richard Barthelmess was an American actor, director, and producer. He is most famous for starring in the silent film The Sea Wolf (1924) and the sound film The Dawn Patrol (1930).

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Among actors, Richard Barthelmess ranks 561 out of 10,030Before him are Erland Josephson, Elliott Gould, Buck Henry, Anjelica Huston, Lois Maxwell, and Terence Stamp. After him are Peter Cushing, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Forster, La Belle Otero, Karlheinz Böhm, and Dan Aykroyd.

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Among people born in 1895, Richard Barthelmess ranks 62Before him are Richard Walther Darré, Kurt Zeitzler, Pavel Sukhoi, Robert Graves, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, and Wilhelm Kempff. After him are Stanley Rous, Lewis Milestone, Marcel Pagnol, Edna Purviance, Ferdinand Čatloš, and Clara Haskil. Among people deceased in 1963, Richard Barthelmess ranks 30Before him are Theodore von Kármán, Abd al-Karim Qasim, Richard Baer, Herbert Spencer Gasser, Rajendra Prasad, and Kurt Zeitzler. After him are Jacques Hadamard, Georg-Hans Reinhardt, Piero Manzoni, Oleg Penkovsky, Józef Gosławski, and Pedro Armendáriz.

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Among people born in United States, Richard Barthelmess ranks 1,041 out of 15,968Before him are Otis Redding (1941), Elliott Gould (1938), Buck Henry (1930), Daniel Bell (1919), Anjelica Huston (1951), and Irwin Shaw (1913). After him are Larry Ellison (1944), Roger Zelazny (1937), Hiram Bingham III (1875), George Beadle (1903), A. L. Kroeber (1876), and Jimmy Connors (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Barthelmess ranks 284Before him are Steve Buscemi (1957), Shelley Winters (1920), James Cagney (1899), Elliott Gould (1938), Buck Henry (1930), and Anjelica Huston (1951). After him are Scarlett Johansson (1984), Robert Forster (1941), James Brolin (1940), Winona Ryder (1971), Danny Aiello (1933), and R. Lee Ermey (1944).

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