Russell Johnson

1924 - 2014

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Russell David Johnson (November 10, 1924 – January 16, 2014) was an American actor, known for his role as Professor Roy Hinkley in Gilligan's Island. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Russell Johnson has received more than 1,828,385 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Russell Johnson is the 6,313th most popular actor (down from 5,822nd in 2019), the 9,816th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,389th in 2019) and the 3,211th most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.8M

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  • 54.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Russell Johnson ranks 6,313 out of 10,030. Before him are Sean Gunn, Kyoko Fukada, Christian Camargo, Meghan Ory, Nanda, and Edna Best. After him are Chester Morris, Elizabeth Debicki, Jennifer Taylor, Patrick Gallagher, Olivia Cole, and Jan Josef Liefers.

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Among people born in 1924, Russell Johnson ranks 373Before him are Vajiha Samadova, Terry Southern, Lucky Thompson, Evelyn Boyd Granville, Joy Page, and Ivan Udodov. After him are Ken Armstrong, William H. Gass, Nikolai Sologubov, Ralph Miliband, Ken Green, and Tapan Sinha. Among people deceased in 2014, Russell Johnson ranks 388Before him are L'Wren Scott, Mona Freeman, Rainer Hasler, James Foley, Nanda, and Paul England. After him are Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Bruno Zumino, Rik Mayall, Don Keefer, Malik Bendjelloul, and Robert Ashley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Russell Johnson ranks 9,816 out of 15,968. Before him are Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900), John Isner (1985), James Foley (1973), Christian Camargo (1971), Henry Heth (1825), and Peyton Manning (1976). After him are Chester Morris (1901), Jennifer Taylor (1972), Olivia Cole (1942), Sharon Jones (1956), Jill Kelly (1971), and Cliff DeYoung (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Russell Johnson ranks 3,211Before him are William Bendix (1906), Glynn Turman (1947), James Marshall (1967), Moon Bloodgood (1975), Sean Gunn (1974), and Christian Camargo (1971). After him are Chester Morris (1901), Jennifer Taylor (1972), Olivia Cole (1942), Cliff DeYoung (1945), Sam Bottoms (1955), and Dallas Roberts (1970).

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