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Robin Williams

1951 - 2014

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Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Known for his improvisational skills and the wide variety of characters he created on the spur of the moment and portrayed on film, in dramas and comedies alike, he is regarded as one of the greatest comedians of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robin Williams has received more than 46,738,503 page views. His biography is available in 129 different languages on Wikipedia. Robin Williams is the most popular comedian, the 79th most popular biography from United States (down from 74th in 2019) and the most popular American Comedian.

Robin Williams is most famous for his roles in the television show Mork and Mindy, the films Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting, and Good Morning Vietnam.

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  • 47M

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  • 77.06

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  • 129

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.45

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  • 5.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Robin Williams ranks 1 out of 91After him are Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres, Dick Van Dyke, Chevy Chase, Lucille Ball, George Carlin, and Bob Saget.

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Among people born in 1951, Robin Williams ranks 1After him are John Deacon, Ilona Staller, Sting, Phil Collins, Louis van Gaal, Kurt Russell, Geoffrey Rush, Michelle Bachelet, Santiago Calatrava, Stellan Skarsgård, and Mohamed Morsi. Among people deceased in 2014, Robin Williams ranks 2Before him is Gabriel García Márquez. After him are Ariel Sharon, Eusébio, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Eduard Shevardnadze, Hiroo Onoda, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Claudio Abbado, Eli Wallach, Joe Cocker, and Luis Aragonés.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robin Williams ranks 79 out of 18,182Before him are Patrick Swayze (1952), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Warren Buffett (1930), John Dewey (1859), James Dean (1931), and Woodrow Wilson (1856). After him are Bill Clinton (1946), Woody Allen (1935), Bob Dylan (1941), Jack Nicholson (1937), Samuel Morse (1791), and Jeff Bezos (1964).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Robin Williams ranks 1After him are Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Steve Martin (1945), Whoopi Goldberg (1955), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Chevy Chase (1943), Lucille Ball (1911), George Carlin (1937), and Bob Saget (1956).

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