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Robert Downey Sr.

1936 - 2021

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Robert John Downey (né Elias Jr.; June 24, 1936 – July 7, 2021) was an American filmmaker and actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Downey Sr. has received more than 6,013,938 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Robert Downey Sr. is the 1,410th most popular actor (down from 1,371st in 2019), the 2,466th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,454th in 2019) and the 682nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 6.0M

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  • 55.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 1,410 out of 9,996Before him are Lynda Carter, Vladimir Menshov, Charles Grodin, Rachel Félix, Ciarán Hinds, and J. T. Walsh. After him are Chris Pine, Zbigniew Cybulski, Tina Aumont, Maureen O'Sullivan, Barbara Bain, and Katherine Heigl.

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Among people born in 1936, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 133Before him are Alejandra Pizarnik, Horst Mahler, Jan Gehl, Eugenio Barba, Louis Gossett Jr., and Zeynab Khanlarova. After him are A. B. Yehoshua, Julio María Sanguinetti, Jacques Charrier, Ken Mattingly, Hifikepunye Pohamba, and Arend Lijphart. Among people deceased in 2021, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 177Before him are Hugo Maradona, Michael Apted, Bronius Kutavičius, Pilar Bardem, Vladimir Menshov, and Charles Grodin. After him are Hank Aaron, Dani Karavan, Charles Konan Banny, Ronald Inglehart, Jaan Kaplinski, and Mario Camus.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 2,466 out of 18,182Before him are Ross Macdonald (1915), Charles Grodin (1935), Shirley Jackson (1916), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921), Richard R. Schrock (1945), and J. T. Walsh (1943). After him are Chris Pine (1980), Peter Diamond (1940), Percy Sledge (1941), Tina Aumont (1946), Dennis Wilson (1944), and William M. Branham (1909).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 682Before him are Karen Allen (1951), Lin Shaye (1943), Zac Efron (1987), Lynda Carter (1951), Charles Grodin (1935), and J. T. Walsh (1943). After him are Chris Pine (1980), Tina Aumont (1946), Barbara Bain (1931), Katherine Heigl (1978), John de Lancie (1948), and G. W. Bailey (1944).

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