Robert Taylor

1911 - 1969

Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor (born Spangler Arlington Brugh; August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor who was one of the most popular leading men of his time. Taylor began his career in films in 1934 when he signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He won his first leading role the following year in Magnificent Obsession. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Taylor has received more than 92,671 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 703rd most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 93k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Television and Movie Roles

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Among actors, Robert Taylor ranks 698 out of 8,832Before him are Isabel Sarli, Charles Boyer, Milena Dravić, John Forsythe, Susan Hayward, and Ugo Tognazzi. After him are François Cluzet, David Graf, Ida Rubinstein, Natasha Richardson, Brooke Shields, and Michele Placido.

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Among people born in 1911, Robert Taylor ranks 58Before him are Klaus Fuchs, Karl Silberbauer, Bernard Herrmann, Alfred Naujocks, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, and Nicholas Ray. After him are Lee Yoo-hyung, Eduardo Frei Montalva, Danny Kaye, Alfonso García Robles, Jussi Björling, and André Claveau. Among people deceased in 1969, Robert Taylor ranks 40Before him are Allen Dulles, Josef von Sternberg, Alexandra David-Néel, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Moïse Tshombe, and Vjekoslav Luburić. After him are Walter Christaller, Raymond A. Spruance, Li Zongren, Leo McCarey, Zakir Husain, and Lucien Bianchi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Taylor ranks 1,390 out of 12,171Before him are Susan Hayward (1917), Larry King (1933), Carroll Shelby (1923), Dick Fosbury (1947), Paul P. Harris (1868), and Lisa Ann (1972). After him are David Graf (1950), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Edith Wharton (1862), Brooke Shields (1965), Juliet Anderson (1938), and Diana Gabaldon (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Taylor ranks 346Before him are Héctor Elizondo (1936), Ray Liotta (1954), Laurence Fishburne (1961), Walter Brennan (1894), John Forsythe (1918), and Susan Hayward (1917). After him are David Graf (1950), Brooke Shields (1965), Danny Aiello (1933), Bette Midler (1945), Josh Brolin (1968), and Val Kilmer (1959).