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Robert Downey Sr.

1936 - Today

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Robert John Downey Sr. (born Robert Elias Jr.; June 24, 1936) is a retired American actor, director, producer, writer, cinematographer, and the father and namesake of actor Robert Downey Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Downey Sr. has received more than 4,334,805 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Robert Downey Sr. is the 1,373rd most popular actor (down from 927th in 2019), the 2,455th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,776th in 2019) and the 674th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 1,373 out of 10,030Before him are Andrei Mironov, Katheryn Winnick, Paul Lukas, Brent Spiner, Jean-Gaspard Deburau, and Solomon Mikhoels. After him are Kurtwood Smith, Jack Hawkins, Peter Lawford, Momoko Kōchi, Edward Mulhare, and Will Ferrell.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 137Before him are Claude Brasseur, Christiane Martel, Horst Mahler, Louis Gossett Jr., Georgina Spelvin, and Raimonds Pauls. After him are Alejandra Pizarnik, Eugenio Barba, Renato Corti, Hifikepunye Pohamba, Zeynab Khanlarova, and Julio María Sanguinetti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 2,455 out of 15,968Before him are Elizabeth Warren (1949), Brent Spiner (1949), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Alex North (1910), Kathy Reichs (1948), and Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903). After him are Kurtwood Smith (1943), Ben Webster (1909), James Heckman (1944), Bill Viola (1951), Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), and James Levine (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Downey Sr. ranks 674Before him are Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), Abe Vigoda (1921), Stephen Lang (1952), Barbara Hershey (1948), and Brent Spiner (1949). After him are Kurtwood Smith (1943), Will Ferrell (1967), Fred Ward (1942), George Chakiris (1934), Pauley Perrette (1969), and Peter Graves (1926).

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