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Rod Taylor

1930 - 2015

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Rodney Sturt Taylor (11 January 1930 – 7 January 2015) was an Australian actor. He appeared in more than 50 feature films, including The Time Machine (1960), One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961), The Birds (1963), and Inglourious Basterds (2009). Taylor was born in Lidcombe, a suburb of Sydney, to a father who was a steel construction contractor and commercial artist and a mother who was a children's author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rod Taylor has received more than 3,207,825 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Rod Taylor is the 908th most popular actor (down from 789th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Australia (down from 36th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Australian Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Rod Taylor ranks 908 out of 9,996Before him are Peter Dinklage, Veronica Lake, Wes Studi, Mildred Harris, Cüneyt Arkın, and Jennifer Lawrence. After him are Sônia Braga, Lee Remick, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Grey, Gary Busey, and Kathleen Turner.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1930, Rod Taylor ranks 95Before him are Edgar Mitchell, Ed White, Frank Drake, Choe Yong-rim, Toru Takemitsu, and Itamar Franco. After him are Elza Soares, Barbara, Ornette Coleman, Martin Karplus, Sławomir Mrożek, and Hilderaldo Bellini. Among people deceased in 2015, Rod Taylor ranks 69Before him are Alfred G. Gilman, Gabriele Ferzetti, Setsuko Hara, Richard F. Heck, Cynthia Lennon, and Geraldine McEwan. After him are Ornette Coleman, Jin Youzhi, Zhelyu Zhelev, Robert Loggia, Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Rod Taylor ranks 41 out of 925Before him are Howard Florey (1898), John Cornforth (1917), Sia (1975), Eric Bana (1968), Alan Jones (1946), and Nick Cave (1957). After him are Johnny Logan (1954), James Clavell (1921), Lisa Gerrard (1961), Judith Anderson (1897), Jonathan Hyde (1948), and Simon Baker (1969).

Among ACTORS In Australia

Among actors born in Australia, Rod Taylor ranks 12Before him are Chris Hemsworth (1983), Hugh Jackman (1968), Paul Hogan (1939), Lionel Logue (1880), Margot Robbie (1990), and Eric Bana (1968). After him are Judith Anderson (1897), Jonathan Hyde (1948), Simon Baker (1969), John Noble (1948), Liam Hemsworth (1990), and Cassandra Harris (1948).

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