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Robert Vaughn

1932 - 2016

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Robert Francis Vaughn (November 22, 1932 – November 11, 2016) was an American stage, film and television actor, author, political activist and advertising spokesperson whose career spanned nearly six decades.Born in New York City, Vaughn died from acute leukemia in Danbury, Connecticut, eleven days before his 84th birthday. Appearing as a lead or character actor in scores of films, Vaughn portrayed the disabled, drunken war veteran Chester A. Gwynn in The Young Philadelphians, earning him a 1959 nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Vaughn has received more than 6,203,686 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Robert Vaughn is the 492nd most popular actor (down from 406th in 2019), the 911th most popular biography from United States (down from 782nd in 2019) and the 252nd most popular American Actor.

Robert Vaughn is most famous for his role as Napoleon Solo in the TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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Among actors, Robert Vaughn ranks 492 out of 9,996Before him are Tim Curry, Lionel Logue, Lee Strasberg, Asta Nielsen, Barry Nelson, and Steve Reeves. After him are Lucia Bosè, Rachel Weisz, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Faten Hamama, George Kennedy, and Hugh Laurie.

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Among people born in 1932, Robert Vaughn ranks 52Before him are Oliver E. Williamson, Stéphane Audran, Little Richard, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, Stephen Covey, and Sirikit. After him are Francis Lai, Zito, V. S. Naipaul, Nam June Paik, Harriet Andersson, and Algirdas Brazauskas. Among people deceased in 2016, Robert Vaughn ranks 44Before him are Walter Scheel, Hilary Putnam, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Michael Cimino, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, and René Angélil. After him are Reinhard Selten, Zsa Zsa Gabor, George Kennedy, Ray Tomlinson, Junko Tabei, and Michel Galabru.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Vaughn ranks 911 out of 18,182Before him are Tom Waits (1949), Willis Lamb (1913), James Tobin (1918), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), Barry Nelson (1917), and Steve Reeves (1926). After him are Gina Haspel (1956), Edward C. Tolman (1886), John Fante (1909), D. W. Griffith (1875), Laura Branigan (1952), and Harvey J. Alter (1935).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Vaughn ranks 252Before him are Kevin Bacon (1958), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Tom Waits (1949), Barry Nelson (1917), and Steve Reeves (1926). After him are George Kennedy (1925), Jennifer Connelly (1970), William Hurt (1950), Louise Fletcher (1934), Forest Whitaker (1961), and Ali MacGraw (1939).

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