Sam Wanamaker

1919 - 1993

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Samuel Wanamaker, (born Wattenmacker; June 14, 1919 – December 18, 1993) was an American actor and director who moved to the United Kingdom after becoming fearful of being blacklisted in Hollywood due to his communist sympathies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sam Wanamaker has received more than 1,248,331 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sam Wanamaker is the 2,396th most popular actor (up from 2,996th in 2019), the 3,970th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,866th in 2019) and the 1,173rd most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Sam Wanamaker ranks 2,396 out of 10,030Before him are Gustavo Rojo, Will Rogers, Demián Bichir, Jean Yanne, Eddie Albert, and Gösta Ekman. After him are Giovanni Ribisi, John Amos, Felicity Jones, Warren Oates, Laurie Metcalf, and Marion Davies.

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Among people born in 1919, Sam Wanamaker ranks 144Before him are Igor Gouzenko, Joseph Serchuk, Kathleen Freeman, Adamantios Androutsopoulos, Salomon Morel, and Lennie Tristano. After him are Artur Fischer, Billy Vaughn, Maurice Hilleman, Hans Hermann Groër, Dan O'Herlihy, and James H. Wilkinson. Among people deceased in 1993, Sam Wanamaker ranks 117Before him are Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov, Joseph Serchuk, Chishū Ryū, Valentina Grizodubova, Blaže Koneski, and Clarence Zener. After him are Wang Zhen, Freya Stark, Giuseppe Occhialini, Buddhadasa, Monte Melkonian, and Eleanor Hibbert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Wanamaker ranks 3,970 out of 15,968Before him are Jim Reeves (1923), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Tommy Aldridge (1950), Lyle Mays (1953), Lennie Tristano (1919), and Taj Mahal (1942). After him are Giovanni Ribisi (1974), John Amos (1939), Warren Oates (1928), Tyra Banks (1973), Laurie Metcalf (1955), and Marion Davies (1897).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sam Wanamaker ranks 1,173Before him are Lauren Graham (1967), Ted Cassidy (1932), Pernell Roberts (1928), James Karen (1923), Will Rogers (1879), and Eddie Albert (1906). After him are Giovanni Ribisi (1974), John Amos (1939), Warren Oates (1928), Laurie Metcalf (1955), Marion Davies (1897), and Cathy O'Donnell (1923).

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