Rod Steiger

1925 - 2002

Rod Steiger

Rodney Stephen Steiger (April 14, 1925 – July 9, 2002) was an American actor, known for his portrayal of offbeat, often volatile and crazed characters. Cited as "one of Hollywood's most charismatic and dynamic stars," he is closely associated with the art of method acting, embodying the characters he played, which at times led to clashes with directors and co-stars. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rod Steiger has received more than 2,263,384 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 324th most popular actor.

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  • 2.3M

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  • 63.57

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  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rod Steiger ranks 323 out of 8,832Before him are Joe Pesci, John Cleese, Lino Ventura, Kim Novak, William Holden, and Walter Matthau. After him are Jacqueline Bisset, Penélope Cruz, Carrie Fisher, William Shatner, F. Murray Abraham, and Boris Karloff.

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Among people born in 1925, Rod Steiger ranks 43Before him are Peter Brook, Maya Plisetskaya, Robert Altman, Robert Venturi, Ernst Happel, and Andrea Camilleri. After him are Bert Hellinger, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Paul Mauriat, Frei Otto, Luciano Berio, and Sam Peckinpah. Among people deceased in 2002, Rod Steiger ranks 23Before him are Ivan Illich, Richard Harris, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Edsger W. Dijkstra, Camilo José Cela, and Alexander Prokhorov. After him are James Tobin, Linda Lovelace, Robert Nozick, Fritz Walter, Nándor Hidegkuti, and Juan Alberto Schiaffino.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rod Steiger ranks 644 out of 12,171Before him are Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Robert Coleman Richardson (1937), L. Ron Hubbard (1911), John Searle (1932), Thomas Harris (1940), and Percy Spencer (1894). After him are James Tobin (1918), Burton Richter (1931), Eddie Murphy (1961), William Alfred Fowler (1911), Philip Johnson (1906), and Wendell Meredith Stanley (1904).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Rod Steiger ranks 170Before him are John Goodman (1952), Tyrone Power (1914), Joe Pesci (1943), Kim Novak (1933), William Holden (1918), and Walter Matthau (1920). After him are Carrie Fisher (1956), F. Murray Abraham (1939), Matt Damon (1970), Alan Arkin (1934), Ginger Rogers (1911), and Jayne Mansfield (1933).