Rudi Carrell

1934 - 2006

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Rudi Carrell (born Rudolf Wijbrand Kesselaar; 19 December 1934 – 7 July 2006) was a Dutch entertainer. Along with famous entertainers such as Johannes Heesters and Linda de Mol, he was one of the most successful Dutch personalities active in Germany.He worked as a television entertainer and hosted his own show; the Rudi Carrell Show ran first in the Netherlands, and then for many years in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudi Carrell has received more than 114,769 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Rudi Carrell is the 19th most popular presenter (down from 18th in 2019), the 413th most popular biography from Netherlands and the most popular Dutch Presenter.

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  • 110k

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  • 63.15

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.97

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  • 3.36

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Among presenters, Rudi Carrell ranks 19 out of 109Before her are Christine Chubbuck, Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan, Walter Cronkite, Nick Vujicic, and Sharon Osbourne. After her are Michael Buffer, Howard Stern, Mike Bongiorno, John Peel, Regis Philbin, and Conan O'Brien.

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Among people born in 1934, Rudi Carrell ranks 188Before her are Vicar, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Boris Volynov, Carel Godin de Beaufort, Lev Polugaevsky, and Audre Lorde. After her are Peter Berling, Tengiz Sigua, Ellis Marsalis Jr., Uwe Johnson, Mikel Laboa, and Paco Ibáñez. Among people deceased in 2006, Rudi Carrell ranks 144Before her are Yitzhak Kaduri, Paul Arizin, Anthony Franciosa, Mickey Spillane, Gerard Reve, and George Koval. After her are W. Montgomery Watt, Galina Ustvolskaya, Lars Korvald, Daniel Schmid, Angelica Rozeanu, and William Auld.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rudi Carrell ranks 413 out of 1,209Before her are Louis Couperus (1863), Carel Godin de Beaufort (1934), Joseph Luns (1911), Countess Albertine Agnes of Nassau (1634), Gerard Reve (1923), and Roméo Dallaire (1946). After her are Virgil van Dijk (1991), Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern (1625), Otto Marseus van Schrieck (1619), Bernardus Johannes Alfrink (1900), Hendrik Willem van Loon (1882), and Floor Jansen (1981).

Among PRESENTERS In Netherlands

Among presenters born in Netherlands, Rudi Carrell ranks 1