Richard Dreyfuss

1947 - Today

Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (; né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for starring in popular films between the 1970s and 1990s, including American Graffiti, Jaws, Stand by Me, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Goodbye Girl, Tin Men, Stakeout, Always, What About Bob?, and Mr. Holland's Opus. Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1978 for The Goodbye Girl, and was nominated in 1995 for Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Dreyfuss has received more than 6,935,647 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 572nd most popular actor.

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  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Dreyfuss ranks 568 out of 8,832Before him are Kevin Bacon, Carole Bouquet, Donnie Yen, Raf Vallone, Volodymyr Zelensky, and Rachel Weisz. After him are Udo Kier, Sebastian Shaw, Sonny Chiba, Uma Thurman, Nebahat Çehre, and Kim Cattrall.

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Among people born in 1947, Richard Dreyfuss ranks 49Before him are Rob Rensenbrink, Gerd Binnig, Bruno Latour, Sofia Rotaru, Linda B. Buck, and Zahi Hawass. After him are Jonathan Pryce, Robert Englund, Farrah Fawcett, Jonathan Banks, Josep Borrell, and Aaron Ciechanover.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Dreyfuss ranks 1,149 out of 12,171Before him are Gerald Edelman (1929), Phil Hill (1927), Neale Donald Walsch (1943), Stanley Miller (1930), Richard Winters (1918), and Alan Greenspan (1926). After him are John Foster Dulles (1888), George Akerlof (1940), George Stigler (1911), Sam Walton (1918), Vernon L. Smith (1927), and Red Cloud (1822).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Dreyfuss ranks 286Before him are Anthony Mann (1906), Mark Ruffalo (1967), Jim Belushi (1954), Lisa Kudrow (1963), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), and Kevin Bacon (1958). After him are Uma Thurman (1970), R. Lee Ermey (1944), George C. Scott (1927), Elliott Gould (1938), J. K. Simmons (1955), and Bruce Dern (1936).