Robert Osborne

1932 - 2017

Robert Osborne

Robert Jolin Osborne (; May 3, 1932 – March 6, 2017) was an American actor, film historian, television presenter, and author, best known for more than 20 years as the primary host 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 1,523,958 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,547th most popular actor.

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  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 30.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Robert Osborne ranks 7,453 out of 8,832Before him are Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Constance Zimmer, Melissa Sagemiller, Katie Featherston, Kyle Gallner, and Freddie Stroma. After him are Douglas Smith, Halston Sage, Alex Lawther, Drew Van Acker, Keiynan Lonsdale, and Alexandra Holden.

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Among people born in 1932, Robert Osborne ranks 346Before him are Otis Davis, Larry Evans, Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Dick Gregory, Pete Domenici, and Zell Miller. After him is Bill Byrge. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert Osborne ranks 441Before him are Pete Domenici, Geri Allen, Scott Putesky, Leo Peelen, Jay Thomas, and František Rajtoral. After him are Gauri Lankesh, Brent Briscoe, Jérôme Golmard, Germaine Mason, Steven Holcomb, and Roy Halladay.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Osborne ranks 10,297 out of 12,171Before him are Shaun Livingston (1985), John Salley (1964), Melissa Sagemiller (1974), Katie Featherston (1982), Jaycee Carroll (1983), and Kyle Gallner (1986). After him are Antawn Jamison (1976), Dara Torres (1967), Martina McBride (1966), Eddie Jones (1971), Jason Lezak (1975), and Susana Martinez (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Osborne ranks 3,529Before him are John O'Hurley (1954), Aaron Yoo (1979), Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992), Melissa Sagemiller (1974), Katie Featherston (1982), and Kyle Gallner (1986). After him are Halston Sage (1993), Drew Van Acker (null), Kelly Stables (1978), Max Greenfield (1980), Essence Atkins (1972), and Max Brooks (1972).