Robert Young

1907 - 1998

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Robert George Young (February 22, 1907 – July 21, 1998) was an American film, television, and radio actor, best known for his leading roles as Jim Anderson, the father character in Father Knows Best (CBS, then NBC, then CBS again), and the physician Marcus Welby in Marcus Welby, M.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Young has received more than 49,718 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Robert Young is the 4,370th most popular actor (down from 3,453rd in 2019), the 6,791st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,469th in 2019) and the 2,138th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Robert Young ranks 4,370 out of 10,030Before him are Noah Taylor, Ron Leibman, Buddy Ebsen, Polly Holliday, Cris Morena, and Maïwenn. After him are Stoyanka Mutafova, John James, Joyce Van Patten, Pia Degermark, Anita Page, and Tyler Posey.

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Among people born in 1907, Robert Young ranks 257Before him are Ragnar Gustavsson, Víctor Avendaño, George W. Romney, Manoelzinho, Bep van Klaveren, and Willy Busch. After him are Oscarino Costa Silva, Efraín Amézcua, István Bárány, Policarpo Ribeiro de Oliveira, Dionisio Mejía, and Mirdza Ķempe. Among people deceased in 1998, Robert Young ranks 193Before him are Vladimir Dudintsev, Pino Dordoni, Aurélio de Lira Tavares, Erich Mende, Betty Carter, and Alice Faye. After him are Pruden, Giovanni Valetti, Laila Schou Nilsen, Stu Ungar, André Chorda, and Mae Questel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Young ranks 6,791 out of 15,968Before him are John Kundla (1916), Polly Holliday (1937), Bukka White (1906), Dallas Long (1940), Harry Blanchard (1929), and Judah Folkman (1933). After him are Mel Patton (1924), John James (1956), Elliot Goldenthal (1954), Joyce Van Patten (1934), Horace W. Babcock (1912), and Anita Page (1910).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Young ranks 2,138Before him are Kevin Dunn (1956), Alice Faye (1915), Ed Helms (1974), Ron Leibman (1937), Buddy Ebsen (1908), and Polly Holliday (1937). After him are John James (1956), Joyce Van Patten (1934), Anita Page (1910), Tyler Posey (1991), Proof (1973), and Crystal Reed (1985).

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