Robert Cummings

1910 - 1990

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Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings (June 9, 1910 – December 2, 1990) was an American film and television actor known mainly for his roles in comedy films such as The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) and Princess O'Rourke (1943), but was also effective in dramatic films, especially two of Alfred Hitchcock's thrillers, Saboteur (1942) and Dial M for Murder (1954). Cummings received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Single Performance in 1955. On February 8, 1960, he received two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion picture and television industries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Cummings has received more than 1,111,144 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Robert Cummings is the 3,454th most popular actor (down from 3,393rd in 2019), the 5,464th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,395th in 2019) and the 1,703rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 59.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Robert Cummings ranks 3,454 out of 10,030. Before him are Elmo Lincoln, Ben Mendelsohn, Joseph Grimaldi, Robert Picardo, Sharmila Tagore, and Toby Stephens. After him are Robert Stephens, Maude Adams, Matthew Lillard, Shaken Aimanov, Hayley Mills, and Carol Channing.

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Among people born in 1910, Robert Cummings ranks 203Before him are Guy Mairesse, Viggo Kampmann, Abraham Polonsky, Larysa Hienijuš, Charles Crichton, and William Higinbotham. After him are Aldo Donati, Karl Zischek, John Wooden, Fei Xiaotong, Jafar Sharif-Emami, and Rodolpho Barteczko. Among people deceased in 1990, Robert Cummings ranks 171Before him are Merab Mamardashvili, A. J. P. Taylor, Ahti Karjalainen, Eve Arden, Mario Pizziolo, and Paco Godia. After him are Léopold Anoul, Arthur Samuel, Carl A. Wirtanen, David Stirling, Erna Berger, and Giorgio Scarlatti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Cummings ranks 5,464 out of 15,968. Before him are William Higinbotham (1910), Betty Mahmoody (1945), Paul R. Ehrlich (1932), Robert Picardo (1953), Tracy Chevalier (1962), and Gene Pitney (1940). After him are Ethelda Bleibtrey (1902), Sumner Paine (1868), Alex Rodriguez (1975), Henry M. Leland (1843), Maude Adams (1872), and Phil McGraw (1950).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Cummings ranks 1,703Before him are Tony Amendola (1951), Bud Cort (1948), Nancy Olson (1928), Gates McFadden (1949), Elmo Lincoln (1889), and Robert Picardo (1953). After him are Maude Adams (1872), Matthew Lillard (1970), Carol Channing (1921), Ann Dowd (1956), Melissa Rauch (1980), and Catherine Bach (1954).

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