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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 3,177,629 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Richard Widmark is the 274th most popular actor (down from 270th in 2019), the 498th most popular biography from United States (up from 524th in 2019) and the 135th 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 274 out of 9,996Before him are Warren Beatty, Thespis, Pierre Richard, Salman Khan, Liza Minnelli, and Sylvia Kristel. After him are David Niven, Mads Mikkelsen, Robert Mitchum, Leonard Nimoy, Romina Power, and John Malkovich.

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Among people born in 1914, Richard Widmark ranks 18Before him are Alec Guinness, Romain Gary, Julio Cortázar, Bohumil Hrabal, Octavio Paz, and William S. Burroughs. After him are Lída Baarová, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Jonas Salk, Willi Stoph, Joe Louis, and Abd al-Karim Qasim. Among people deceased in 2008, Richard Widmark ranks 17Before him are Charlton Heston, Albert Hofmann, Hua Guofeng, Sydney Pollack, Jørn Utzon, and Harold Pinter. After him are Miriam Makeba, Richard Wright, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Yma Sumac, Michael Crichton, and Heath Ledger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Widmark ranks 498 out of 18,182Before him are Warren Beatty (1937), Ronald Wayne (1934), Lou Reed (1942), Kurt Vonnegut (1922), John Huston (1906), and Liza Minnelli (1946). After him are Owen Chamberlain (1920), Jeffrey Epstein (1953), Harriet Tubman (1820), Paul Simon (1941), Elinor Ostrom (1933), and Melvin Calvin (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Richard Widmark ranks 135Before him are Goldie Hawn (1945), Bryan Cranston (1956), Ernest Borgnine (1917), Richard Chamberlain (1934), Warren Beatty (1937), and Liza Minnelli (1946). After him are Robert Mitchum (1917), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Romina Power (1951), John Malkovich (1953), Richard Kiel (1939), and Peter Fonda (1940).

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