Richard Kiley

1922 - 1999

Richard Kiley

Richard Paul Kiley (March 31, 1922 – March 5, 1999) was an American stage, television, and film actor. He is best known for his distinguished theatrical career in which he twice won the Tony Award for Best Actor In A Musical. Kiley created the role of Don Quixote in the original 1965 production of the Broadway musical Man of La Mancha and was the first to sing and record "The Impossible Dream", the hit song from the show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Kiley has received more than 571,866 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,399th most popular actor.

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  • 48.76

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Kiley ranks 2,368 out of 8,832Before him are Paul Freeman, Bruce Cabot, Joanne Dru, Lena Endre, Mariska Hargitay, and Vladimir Zeldin. After him are Ellen Terry, Ian Ziering, Rachel Roberts, Stanisław Mikulski, Lily Collins, and Troy Donahue.

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Among people born in 1922, Richard Kiley ranks 208Before him are George McGovern, Chairil Anwar, Bob Martin, Roy Salvadori, Luiz Bonfá, and Joanne Dru. After him are John Christopher, Mariano Gonzalvo, Hammer DeRoburt, Jock Stein, Steven Hill, and Yuri Knorozov. Among people deceased in 1999, Richard Kiley ranks 118Before him are Bing Xin, Robert Mills, Dmitry Likhachov, Louis Boyer, Georges Miez, and Mario Soldati. After him are Carlos Hathcock, Greg, Reiner Klimke, Rafael Iglesias, Rudolf Kárpáti, and Gonzalo Torrente Ballester.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Kiley ranks 3,960 out of 12,171Before him are Jeff Lindsay (1952), Alice Paul (1885), Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), Mariska Hargitay (1964), Stephen Cook (1939), and Nancy Meyers (1949). After him are Wallace Stevens (1879), Ian Ziering (1964), Smokey Robinson (1940), Teddy Wilson (1912), Eric Heiden (1958), and Raymond Damadian (1936).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Kiley ranks 1,154Before him are David Butler (1894), Scott Bakula (1954), Meg Foster (1948), Bruce Cabot (1904), Joanne Dru (1922), and Mariska Hargitay (1964). After him are Ian Ziering (1964), Troy Donahue (1936), John Kitzmiller (1913), Tom Sizemore (1961), Irene Cara (1959), and Frank Morgan (1890).