Rick Moranis

1953 - Today

Rick Moranis

Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis (; born April 18, 1953), is a Canadian actor, comedian, filmmaker, and musician. He appeared in the sketch comedy series Second City Television (SCTV) in the 1980s and several Hollywood films, including Strange Brew (1983), Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Spaceballs (1987), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989, and its 1992 and 1997 sequels), Parenthood (1989), My Blue Heaven (1990), and The Flintstones (1994). In 1997, Moranis began a long break from acting to dedicate his time to his two children as a widower. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rick Moranis has received more than 6,349,015 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,524th most popular actor.

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  • 6.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rick Moranis ranks 1,511 out of 8,832Before him are Michelle Fairley, Patrick Bauchau, Akiko Wakabayashi, Michel Bouquet, Vakhtang Kikabidze, and Maria Bello. After him are Fabio Testi, Katherine MacGregor, William Hartnell, Allison Janney, Tom Courtenay, and Isa Miranda.

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Among people born in 1953, Rick Moranis ranks 90Before him are Kate Capshaw, Ivo Sanader, Jadranka Kosor, Frances Conroy, Tchéky Karyo, and William E. Moerner. After him are Ulrich Mühe, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Huub Stevens, Dieter Zetsche, Ben Bernanke, and Maurizio Malvestiti.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Rick Moranis ranks 132 out of 840Before him are Deanna Durbin (1921), Paul Martin (1938), Brian Tracy (1944), Shania Twain (1965), John Tuzo Wilson (1908), and William B. Davis (1938). After him are Nelly Furtado (1978), Marc Ouellet (1944), Bruce Greenwood (1956), James Doohan (1920), Stephen Harper (1959), and Margot Kidder (1948).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Rick Moranis ranks 34Before him are Tom Cavanagh (1963), Fay Wray (1907), Lorne Greene (1915), Joseph Wiseman (1918), Deanna Durbin (1921), and William B. Davis (1938). After him are Bruce Greenwood (1956), James Doohan (1920), Margot Kidder (1948), Walter Huston (1883), Nathan Fillion (1971), and Jason Priestley (1969).