Richard Dix

1893 - 1949

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Richard Dix (born Ernst Carlton Brimmer; July 18, 1893 – September 20, 1949) was an American motion picture actor who achieved popularity in both silent and sound film. His standard on-screen image was that of the rugged and stalwart hero. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Dix has received more than 242,008 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Richard Dix is the 5,636th most popular actor (down from 4,746th in 2019), the 8,763rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,118th in 2019) and the 2,841st most popular American Actor.

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  • 240k

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  • 55.46

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

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  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Dix ranks 5,636 out of 10,030Before him are Chris Klein, Irving Pichel, Scott Wolf, Richard Denning, Mike Mazurki, and Hilarie Burton. After him are Jennette McCurdy, John Bunny, James Tupper, May Allison, Mary Boland, and Michał Żebrowski.

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Among people born in 1893, Richard Dix ranks 207Before him are John Norton, Steingrímur Steinþórsson, Katharine Cornell, Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk, Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, and Patricio Arabolaza. After him are Leatrice Joy, Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Grace Cunard, Betty Blythe, Feroz Khan Noon, and Bert McCaffrey. Among people deceased in 1949, Richard Dix ranks 137Before him are Paul Chocque, Ivar Lykke, Clarence Kingsbury, Gregory Mathews, Henry Slocum, and Jack Lovelock. After him are Linda Arvidson and Frank Murphy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Dix ranks 8,763 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Denning (1914), Gouverneur Morris (1752), Hilarie Burton (1982), Ellsworth Vines (1911), Frank Church (1924), and Laila Ali (1977). After him are Jennette McCurdy (1992), John Bunny (1863), Abella Danger (1995), Brian Gottfried (1952), May Allison (1890), and Mary Boland (1882).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Dix ranks 2,841Before him are Evan Handler (1961), Chris Klein (1979), Irving Pichel (1891), Scott Wolf (1968), Richard Denning (1914), and Hilarie Burton (1982). After him are Jennette McCurdy (1992), John Bunny (1863), May Allison (1890), Mary Boland (1882), Martha Plimpton (1970), and Geoffrey Arend (1978).

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