Richard Widmark

1914 - 2008

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Richard Weedt Widmark (December 26, 1914 – March 24, 2008) was an American film, stage, and television actor and producer. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as the villainous Tommy Udo in his debut film, Kiss of Death (1947), for which he also won the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Widmark has received more than 3,769,421 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Richard Widmark is the 230th most popular actor (up from 273rd in 2019), the 437th most popular biography from United States (up from 498th in 2019) and the 111th most popular American Actor.

Richard Widmark was an American actor who is most famous for his role in the film Kiss of Death.

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  • 43

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  • 8.03

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  • 2.59

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Over the past year Richard Widmark has had the most page views in the with 446,801 views, followed by German (75,221), and French (61,141). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Uzbek (156.58%), Simple English (139.52%), and Afrikaans (81.88%)


Among actors, Richard Widmark ranks 230 out of 13,578Before him are Jessica Lange, Peter Fonda, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Shirley MacLaine, and Robbie Coltrane. After him are Liv Ullmann, Dennis Hopper, Anna Magnani, Dolph Lundgren, Lauren Bacall, and Ursula Andress.

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Among people born in 1914, Richard Widmark ranks 14Before him are Jiang Qing, Michael Wittmann, Octavio Paz, Julio Cortázar, Alec Guinness, and Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr. After him are Mohammed Zahir Shah, Bohumil Hrabal, Abd al-Karim Qasim, Romain Gary, William S. Burroughs, and Willi Stoph. Among people deceased in 2008, Richard Widmark ranks 17Before him are Charlton Heston, Arthur C. Clarke, Miriam Makeba, Mahmoud Darwish, Hua Guofeng, and Willis Lamb. After him are Richard Wright, Sydney Pollack, Harold Pinter, George Habash, Jørn Utzon, and Alain Robbe-Grillet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Widmark ranks 437 out of 20,380Before him are Millard Fillmore (1800), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Susan Sontag (1933), Howard Gardner (1943), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), and J. Paul Getty (1892). After him are Jim Mattis (1950), Albert Fish (1870), Michael Porter (1947), Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Jack Kerouac (1922), and Dennis Hopper (1936).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Widmark ranks 111Before him are Natalie Wood (1938), Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), George Clooney (1961), Ed Harris (1950), and Shirley MacLaine (1934). After him are Dennis Hopper (1936), Lauren Bacall (1924), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Danny Trejo (1944), Bryan Cranston (1956), and Jayne Mansfield (1933).

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