Roberts Blossom

1924 - 2011

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Roberts Scott Blossom (March 25, 1924 – July 8, 2011) was an American poet and character actor of theatre, film, and television. He is best known for his roles as Old Man Marley in Home Alone (1990) and as Ezra Cobb in the horror film Deranged (1974). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roberts Blossom has received more than 1,492,372 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Roberts Blossom is the 939th most popular actor (up from 1,009th in 2019), the 1,753rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,893rd in 2019) and the 467th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Roberts Blossom ranks 939 out of 10,030Before him are Jennifer Garner, Bata Živojinović, Eddie Constantine, Najwa Nimri, Stuart Whitman, and Jean Dujardin. After him are Andy Whitfield, Judith Anderson, Rossana Podestà, Stacy Keach, Imelda Staunton, and John Noble.

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Among people born in 1924, Roberts Blossom ranks 82Before him are Ahmadou Ahidjo, André Franquin, Zizi Jeanmaire, Paul Desmond, Leonid Kogan, and Tomiichi Murayama. After him are Antoni Ramallets, Stanley Donen, Milka Planinc, Arthur Danto, Tengiz Abuladze, and Abderrahmane Youssoufi. Among people deceased in 2011, Roberts Blossom ranks 74Before him are Madame Nhu, Aristides Pereira, Cliff Robertson, Pete Postlethwaite, Jack Kevorkian, and Cy Twombly. After him are Valentin Ivanov, Andy Whitfield, Yelena Bonner, Harold Garfinkel, Johannes Heesters, and Archduke Felix of Austria.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roberts Blossom ranks 1,753 out of 15,968Before him are Raymond Franz (1922), Roger Ebert (1942), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), Stuart Whitman (1928), Katharine Graham (1917), and Winsor McCay (1867). After him are Richard Avedon (1923), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Christopher Latham Sholes (1819), Stacy Keach (1941), and Julian Schnabel (1951).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Roberts Blossom ranks 467Before him are Tom Skerritt (1933), Madeleine Stowe (1958), Patricia Neal (1926), Jennifer Garner (1972), Eddie Constantine (1913), and Stuart Whitman (1928). After him are Stacy Keach (1941), Joe Mantegna (1947), Rosanna Arquette (1959), Randolph Scott (1898), Laura Dern (1967), and Linda Gray (1940).

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