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Richard Chamberlain

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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 4,725,401 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Chamberlain is the 265th most popular actor (down from 248th in 2019), the 483rd most popular biography from United States (down from 482nd in 2019) and the 132nd 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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  • 66.69

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  • 45

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  • 6.08

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  • 3.73

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Among actors, Richard Chamberlain ranks 265 out of 9,996Before him are Anna Karina, Danny Trejo, Goldie Hawn, Bryan Cranston, Ernest Borgnine, and Ralph Fiennes. After him are Sam Neill, Angela Lansbury, Warren Beatty, Thespis, Pierre Richard, and Salman Khan.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Chamberlain ranks 26Before him are Vavá, Ulrike Meinhof, Empress Michiko, Alexei Leonov, Manuel Noriega, and Stjepan Mesić. After him are Ronald Wayne, Pierre Richard, Paco Rabanne, Richard Meier, Georges Moustaki, and Larisa Latynina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Chamberlain ranks 483 out of 18,182Before him are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Alan Shepard (1923), William S. Burroughs (1914), Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804), Ellen G. White (1827), and Edward Drinker Cope (1840). After him are Chuck Jones (1912), Bernie Madoff (1938), Glen Campbell (1936), John Coltrane (1926), David Copperfield (1956), and Robert A. Heinlein (1907).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Chamberlain ranks 132Before him are Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Lauren Bacall (1924), Danny Trejo (1944), Goldie Hawn (1945), Bryan Cranston (1956), and Ernest Borgnine (1917). After him are Warren Beatty (1937), Liza Minnelli (1946), Richard Widmark (1914), Robert Mitchum (1917), Leonard Nimoy (1931), and Romina Power (1951).

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