Richard Lynch

1940 - 2012

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Richard Lynch (February 12, 1940 – June 19, 2012) was an American actor best known for portraying villains in films and television. His film credits included The Sword and the Sorcerer, Invasion USA, The Seven-Ups, Scarecrow, Little Nikita, Bad Dreams, God Told Me To, and Halloween. He appeared in science fiction productions, including Battlestar Galactica (as Wolfe) and its sequel series Galactica 1980 (as Commander Xaviar). He also appeared in such shows as Starsky and Hutch, Baretta, T. J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Lynch has received more than 398,472 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Richard Lynch is the 3,369th most popular actor (up from 3,627th in 2019), the 5,340th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,693rd in 2019) and the 1,662nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 400k

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  • 60.15

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  • 23

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  • 2.51

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  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Lynch ranks 3,369 out of 10,030. Before him are Emily Procter, Caitriona Balfe, Agnes Ayres, Elena Anaya, Gene Reynolds, and Reginald VelJohnson. After him are Stephen McHattie, Jack LaLanne, Suzy Amis Cameron, Rosenda Monteros, Minnie Driver, and Ronee Blakley.

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Among people born in 1940, Richard Lynch ranks 287Before him are Vincenzo Cerami, Jia Qinglin, Mirjam Pressler, Veikko Kankkonen, George Ritzer, and Tommy Lawrence. After him are Eberhard Weber, Brigitte Hamann, Fakhruddin Ahmed, Jurandir de Freitas, Gene Pitney, and Aracy Balabanian. Among people deceased in 2012, Richard Lynch ranks 232Before him are Sherman Hemsley, Florence Green, John Keegan, Andy Griffith, Ian Abercrombie, and Jack Taylor. After him are Maeve Binchy, Vladimir Krutov, Paul Pietsch, Edvard Mirzoyan, Ramaz Shengelia, and Txillardegi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Lynch ranks 5,340 out of 15,968. Before him are James Worthy (1961), Emily Procter (1968), Agnes Ayres (1898), Gene Reynolds (1923), Charles Demuth (1883), and Reginald VelJohnson (1952). After him are Abraham Polonsky (1910), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), Lizzo (1988), Jack LaLanne (1914), Honus Wagner (1874), and Frank J. Tipler (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Lynch ranks 1,662Before him are Joe Manganiello (1976), Robert Preston (1918), Emily Procter (1968), Agnes Ayres (1898), Gene Reynolds (1923), and Reginald VelJohnson (1952). After him are Jack LaLanne (1914), Suzy Amis Cameron (1962), Ronee Blakley (1945), Zendaya (1996), Mark Rolston (1956), and Gary Dourdan (1966).

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