Run Run Shaw

1907 - 2014

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Sir Run Run Shaw (19 November 1907 – 7 January 2014), also known as Shao Yifu and Siu Yat-fu, was a Hong Kong businessman, filmmaker, and philanthropist. He was one of the foremost influential movie moguls in the East Asian and Hong Kong entertainment industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Run Run Shaw has received more than 654,405 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Run Run Shaw is the 1,070th most popular actor (down from 1,027th in 2019), the 444th most popular biography from China (down from 412th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Chinese Actor.

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  • 650k

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  • 58.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Run Run Shaw ranks 1,070 out of 13,578Before him are Loretta Young, Bernard Lee, Yaphet Kotto, Tommy Wiseau, Agnes Moorehead, and Vyacheslav Tikhonov. After him are Bernard Blier, Kathryn Joosten, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Rosemary Harris, Joan Plowright, and Amrish Puri.

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Among people born in 1907, Run Run Shaw ranks 87Before him are James Meade, Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni, Helmuth James von Moltke, René Char, Cab Calloway, and Antonín Puč. After him are Anne Desclos, Franz Jägerstätter, Pavel Sudoplatov, Maria Branyas, Sebastian Haffner, and Jean Hyppolite. Among people deceased in 2014, Run Run Shaw ranks 85Before him are Karl Albrecht, Larry Scott, Ralph H. Baer, Joan Rivers, Gottfried John, and B. K. S. Iyengar. After him are Riz Ortolani, Mike Nichols, Milan Galić, Louis Zamperini, Jean-Luc Dehaene, and Fred Phelps.

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In China

Among people born in China, Run Run Shaw ranks 444 out of 1,610Before him are Liu Bowen (1311), Wang Zhengjun (-71), Feng Yuxiang (1882), Li Jue (200), Ma Liang (187), and Yang Kaihui (1901). After him are Zhuge Dan (200), Demchugdongrub (1902), Bai Chongxi (1893), J. G. Ballard (1930), Zhao Mengfu (1254), and Zhu Youlang (1623).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Run Run Shaw ranks 9Before him are Bolo Yeung (1946), Donnie Yen (1963), Gong Li (1965), Yoshiko Yamaguchi (1920), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), and Yuen Biao (1957). After him are Shih Kien (1913), Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Ti Lung (1946), Zhou Xuan (1920), Joan Chen (1961), and Na Moon-hee (1941).

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