Robert Walker

1918 - 1951

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Robert Hudson Walker (October 13, 1918 – August 28, 1951) was an American actor, best remembered for his starring role as the villain in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Strangers on a Train (1951), which was released shortly before his death. He started in youthful boy-next-door roles, often as a World War II soldier. One of these roles was opposite his first wife, Jennifer Jones, in the World War II epic Since You Went Away (1944). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Walker has received more than 47,706 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Robert Walker is the 3,421st most popular actor (up from 3,638th in 2019), the 5,405th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,712th in 2019) and the 1,689th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Robert Walker ranks 3,421 out of 10,030Before him are Rose Byrne, Michael Wilding, Debra Jo Rupp, Billie Whitelaw, Oleg Anofriyev, and Joan Hackett. After him are Virginia Rappe, Phylicia Rashad, René Navarre, Mena Suvari, T. R. Knight, and Brian Krause.

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Among people born in 1918, Robert Walker ranks 175Before him are Giovanni Cheli, Shinobu Hashimoto, Russell Kirk, Alfred Bickel, Robert Preston, and Edward Van Dijck. After him are Bill Vukovich, Charu Majumdar, Édouard Gagnon, Zara Dolukhanova, Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad, and Georges Berger. Among people deceased in 1951, Robert Walker ranks 110Before him are Katarzyna Kobro, Tilemachos Karakalos, Karel Teige, André Gobert, Haj Ali Razmara, and Eric Drummond, 7th Earl of Perth. After him are Richard Schorr, Alfrēds Kalniņš, Fritz Julius Kuhn, Ivor Novello, Joaquín Chapaprieta, and Ricardo Leoncio Elías Arias.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Walker ranks 5,405 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Oakie (1903), Wilson Bentley (1865), Debra Jo Rupp (1951), Aron Ralston (1975), Vinnie Paul (1964), and Joan Hackett (1934). After him are Virginia Rappe (1895), Gil Amelio (1943), Phylicia Rashad (1948), Mena Suvari (1979), Timbaland (1972), and Dan Bilzerian (1980).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Walker ranks 1,689Before him are Jonah Hill (1983), John Krasinski (1979), Pia Zadora (1953), Jack Oakie (1903), Debra Jo Rupp (1951), and Joan Hackett (1934). After him are Virginia Rappe (1895), Phylicia Rashad (1948), Mena Suvari (1979), T. R. Knight (1973), Brian Krause (1969), and Marlee Matlin (1965).

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