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Robert Osborne

1932 - 2017

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Robert Jolin Osborne (; May 3, 1932 – March 6, 2017) was an American film historian, television presenter, author, actor and the primary host for more than 20 years of the cable channel Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Prior to hosting at TCM, Osborne had been a host on The Movie Channel, and earlier, a columnist for The Hollywood Reporter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Osborne has received more than 1,784,253 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Osborne is the 8,632nd most popular actor (down from 7,431st in 2019), the 12,625th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,358th in 2019) and the 4,209th most popular American Actor.

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  • 17

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  • 1.38

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  • 3.73

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Among actors, Robert Osborne ranks 8,632 out of 9,996Before him are Anushka Sharma, Merritt Wever, Wayne Morris, Fernando Poe Jr., Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, and Nicholas Bishop. After him are Mimi Keene, Bernard Blancan, Mylène Jampanoï, Alejandra Barros, Kelly Osbourne, and Anika Noni Rose.

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Among people born in 1932, Robert Osborne ranks 485Before him are Angela Mortimer, Dennis Skinner, Dean Smith, Andy Bathgate, S. M. Krishna, and Bob Houbregs. After him are Edmund Wickham Lawrence, Larry Evans, Dick Garmaker, Nadira, Andrea Mead Lawrence, and Dick Gregory. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert Osborne ranks 566Before him are Frank Spellman, Bruce Forsyth, Bill Hougland, Donna Williams, Francine York, and Denis Voronenkov. After him are Sergei Mylnikov, Nat Hentoff, Edith Windsor, Nelsan Ellis, Dudley Storey, and Ayan Sadakov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Osborne ranks 12,625 out of 18,182Before him are Joe Arlauckas (1965), Merritt Wever (1980), Wayne Morris (1914), Thomas David Jones (1955), Sin Cara (1977), and Shawn Lane (1963). After him are Brandon Teena (1972), GZA (1966), Carver Mead (1934), Troy Garity (1973), Anika Noni Rose (1972), and Tom Verica (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Osborne ranks 4,209Before him are Harry Anderson (1952), Wyatt Russell (1986), Paris Jackson (1998), Anissa Jones (1958), Merritt Wever (1980), and Wayne Morris (1914). After him are Anika Noni Rose (1972), Tom Verica (1964), Dana Hill (1964), Molly Sims (1973), Charles Baker (1971), and Lori Nelson (1933).

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