Robert Mitchum

1917 - 1997

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Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American actor. He rose to prominence with an Academy Award nomination for the Best Supporting Actor for The Story of G.I. Joe (1945), followed by his starring in several classic film noirs. His acting is generally considered a forerunner of the antiheroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Mitchum has received more than 7,196,622 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Robert Mitchum is the 327th most popular actor (down from 297th in 2019), the 643rd most popular biography from United States (down from 599th in 2019) and the 176th most popular American Actor.

Robert Mitchum is most famous for his roles in films such as The Night of the Hunter, Cape Fear, and Out of the Past.

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Among actors, Robert Mitchum ranks 327 out of 10,030Before him are F. Murray Abraham, Alan Arkin, Sam Neill, Frances Farmer, Heath Ledger, and Ali MacGraw. After him are Emma Thompson, Matt Damon, Wentworth Miller, John Cleese, Sophie Marceau, and John Malkovich.

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Among people born in 1917, Robert Mitchum ranks 21Before him are I. M. Pei, Kenan Evren, Óscar Romero, Ferdinand Marcos, Anthony Burgess, and Christian de Duve. After him are Otto Günsche, John Lee Hooker, Sven Hassel, Nur Muhammad Taraki, Edward Norton Lorenz, and Rochus Misch. Among people deceased in 1997, Robert Mitchum ranks 27Before him are Bohumil Hrabal, Isaiah Berlin, Clyde Tombaugh, Fred Zinnemann, Dora Maar, and Melvin Calvin. After him are Aldo Rossi, Helenio Herrera, Willem de Kooning, Burgess Meredith, Otto Ernst Remer, and Zoltán Czibor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Mitchum ranks 643 out of 15,968Before him are Buddy Holly (1936), Ali MacGraw (1939), Roy Orbison (1936), Francis Gary Powers (1929), Charles Taze Russell (1852), and Benjamin Thompson (1753). After him are Samuel Barber (1910), Patricia Highsmith (1921), Matt Damon (1970), Gary Becker (1930), Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867), and Louise Hay (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Mitchum ranks 176Before him are Ellen Burstyn (1932), Mickey Rooney (1920), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Alan Arkin (1934), Frances Farmer (1913), and Ali MacGraw (1939). After him are Matt Damon (1970), John Malkovich (1953), Joan Crawford (1904), Walter Matthau (1920), Larry Hagman (1931), and Hattie McDaniel (1893).

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