Richard Chamberlain

1934 - Today

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George Richard Chamberlain (born March 31, 1934) is an American actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare (1961–1966). He subsequently appeared in several TV mini-series, such as Shōgun (1980) and The Thorn Birds (1983) and was the first to play Jason Bourne in the 1988 made-for-TV movie The Bourne Identity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Chamberlain has received more than 4,209,155 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Richard Chamberlain is the 248th most popular actor (down from 185th in 2019), the 482nd most popular biography from United States (down from 374th in 2019) and the 130th most popular American Actor.

Richard Chamberlain is most famous for his role as Dr. Kildare in the TV series of the same name.

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  • 6.15

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  • 3.73

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Among actors, Richard Chamberlain ranks 248 out of 10,030Before him are Paul Hogan, John Cazale, Faye Dunaway, Alec Guinness, Errol Flynn, and Warren Beatty. After him are Peter Sellers, Jared Leto, Julie Christie, Stellan Skarsgård, Christoph Waltz, and Pola Negri.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Chamberlain ranks 24Before him are Manuel Noriega, Jane Goodall, Sydney Pollack, Paul Ekman, Vavá, and Stjepan Mesić. After him are Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Pierre Richard, Empress Michiko, Richard Meier, Bill Russell, and Alan Arkin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Chamberlain ranks 482 out of 15,968Before him are Sarah Palin (1964), John Bardeen (1908), Susan Sontag (1933), Tennessee Williams (1911), Warren Beatty (1937), and Millard Fillmore (1800). After him are Duke Ellington (1899), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), Joseph Barbera (1911), Cliff Burton (1962), Jared Leto (1971), and Robert Zemeckis (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Chamberlain ranks 130Before him are Kim Basinger (1953), Roy Scheider (1932), Mickey Rourke (1952), John Cazale (1935), Faye Dunaway (1941), and Warren Beatty (1937). After him are Jared Leto (1971), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Harold Lloyd (1893), Natalie Wood (1938), Demi Moore (1962), and Bill Murray (1950).

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