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 2,671,334 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Richard Widmark is the 270th most popular actor (down from 229th in 2019), the 524th most popular biography from United States (down from 456th in 2019) and the 143rd 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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Among actors, Richard Widmark ranks 270 out of 10,030Before him are Michelle Pfeiffer, Kris Jenner, Thespis, William Holden, Michael Landon, and Jodie Foster. After him are Giuliano Gemma, Tyrone Power, Farrah Fawcett, Dwayne Johnson, Ed Harris, and Ryan O'Neal.

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Among people born in 1914, Richard Widmark ranks 16Before him are Jiang Qing, Julio Cortázar, William S. Burroughs, Mohammed Zahir Shah, Alec Guinness, and Octavio Paz. After him are Tyrone Power, Bohumil Hrabal, Lída Baarová, Joe Louis, Aribert Heim, and Jonas Salk. Among people deceased in 2008, Richard Widmark ranks 18Before him are Chinghiz Aitmatov, Hua Guofeng, Jørn Utzon, Sydney Pollack, Harold Pinter, and Roy Scheider. After him are Richard Wright, Miriam Makeba, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Yma Sumac, Heath Ledger, and Edward Norton Lorenz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Widmark ranks 524 out of 15,968Before him are Jim Jones (1931), Michael Landon (1936), Lou Reed (1942), Frank Herbert (1920), Ellen G. White (1827), and Jodie Foster (1962). After him are Michael Porter (1947), Howard Hawks (1896), Tyrone Power (1914), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), Farrah Fawcett (1947), and Johns Hopkins (1795).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Widmark ranks 143Before him are George Peppard (1928), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), Kris Jenner (1955), William Holden (1918), Michael Landon (1936), and Jodie Foster (1962). After him are Tyrone Power (1914), Farrah Fawcett (1947), Dwayne Johnson (1972), Ed Harris (1950), Ryan O'Neal (1941), and Danny Trejo (1944).

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