Richard Crenna

1926 - 2003

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Richard Donald Crenna (November 30, 1926 – January 17, 2003) was an American film, television and radio actor.Crenna starred in such motion pictures as The Sand Pebbles, Wait Until Dark, Un Flic, Body Heat, the first three Rambo films, Hot Shots! Part Deux, and The Flamingo Kid. His first success came on radio in 1948 as high school student Walter Denton co-starring with Eve Arden and Gale Gordon in the CBS series Our Miss Brooks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Crenna has received more than 2,884,626 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Richard Crenna is the 473rd most popular actor (down from 412th in 2019), the 891st most popular biography from United States (down from 839th in 2019) and the 245th most popular American Actor.

Richard Crenna is most famous for his role as Colonel Trautman in the Rambo movies.

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Among actors, Richard Crenna ranks 473 out of 10,030Before him are Ron Perlman, Raffaella Carrà, Woody Harrelson, Oliver Reed, Vincent Cassel, and Richard Dean Anderson. After him are Michèle Mercier, Alberto Sordi, Christopher Lambert, Burt Young, Michael Lonsdale, and Harriet Andersson.

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Among people born in 1926, Richard Crenna ranks 50Before him are Murray Rothbard, Ingrid Thulin, Margot Frank, Maria Schell, John Fowles, and Valdas Adamkus. After him are Harry Dean Stanton, Ingeborg Bachmann, Abdus Salam, Richard Matheson, Irwin Rose, and Sydney Chaplin. Among people deceased in 2003, Richard Crenna ranks 30Before him are Compay Segundo, Luciano Berio, June Carter Cash, Celia Cruz, Zoran Đinđić, and Franco Modigliani. After him are Alberto Sordi, Frank Sheeran, Bernard Katz, Isser Harel, Helmut Rahn, and Bertram Brockhouse.

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Among people born in United States, Richard Crenna ranks 891 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Rauschenberg (1925), Daniel Keyes (1927), Robert Solow (1924), John L. Hall (1934), Ray Tomlinson (1941), and Richard Dean Anderson (1950). After him are Eliot Ness (1903), Cyndi Lauper (1953), William P. Murphy (1892), Thomas Pynchon (1937), Keith Jarrett (1945), and Willis Lamb (1913).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Crenna ranks 245Before him are Guy Williams (1924), Linda Hamilton (1956), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Ron Perlman (1950), Woody Harrelson (1961), and Richard Dean Anderson (1950). After him are Christopher Lambert (1957), Burt Young (1940), Tom Waits (1949), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), Lillian Gish (1893), and Karl Malden (1912).

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