New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Robert Taylor

1911 - 1969

Photo of Robert Taylor

Icon of person Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor (born Spangler Arlington Brugh; August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor and singer who was one of the most popular leading men of cinema. 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 144,319 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Robert Taylor is the 630th most popular actor (up from 636th in 2019), the 1,156th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,153rd in 2019) and the 309th most popular American Actor.

Robert Taylor is most famous for being a Hollywood actor in the 1940s and 1950s.

Memorability Metrics

  • 140k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Robert Taylors by language


Among actors, Robert Taylor ranks 630 out of 9,996Before him are James Cagney, Eleonora Duse, James Brolin, Adam West, Loie Fuller, and Daniel Auteuil. After him are Imelda Staunton, John Gielgud, Hal Holbrook, Bill Pullman, Val Kilmer, and Mylène Demongeot.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1911, Robert Taylor ranks 50Before him are Odysseas Elytis, Niels Kaj Jerne, Cantinflas, Louise Bourgeois, Vincent Price, and Bruno Kreisky. After him are Henri Troyat, Ernesto Sabato, Karl Silberbauer, Alfred Naujocks, Nicholas Ray, and Klaus Fuchs. Among people deceased in 1969, Robert Taylor ranks 36Before him are Moïse Tshombe, Itzhak Stern, B. Traven, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Alexandra David-Néel, and Boris Karloff. After him are Wacław Sierpiński, Walter Christaller, Raymond A. Spruance, Eberhard von Mackensen, Vjekoslav Luburić, and Allen Dulles.

Others Born in 1911

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1969

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Taylor ranks 1,156 out of 18,182Before him are Daniel Keyes (1927), Loie Fuller (1862), Don Siegel (1912), George H. Hitchings (1905), William Gibson (1948), and Andre Agassi (1970). After him are Julian Schwinger (1918), Russell Alan Hulse (1950), Martha Gellhorn (1908), Hal Holbrook (1925), Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), and Phil Jackson (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Taylor ranks 309Before him are Lance Henriksen (1940), Marcheline Bertrand (1950), James Cagney (1899), James Brolin (1940), Adam West (1928), and Loie Fuller (1862). After him are Hal Holbrook (1925), Bill Pullman (1953), Val Kilmer (1959), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Dirk Benedict (1945), and Cliff Robertson (1923).

Television and Movie Roles