Sam Wanamaker

1919 - 1993

Sam Wanamaker

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 993,706 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,042nd most popular actor.

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  • 990k

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  • 46.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sam Wanamaker ranks 3,001 out of 8,832Before him are Jim Varney, Catherine O'Hara, Leif Erickson, Jimmy Smits, Larry Hankin, and Danièle Delorme. After him are Bruno Kirby, Billy Gilbert, Patrick J. Adams, Hugh Bonneville, Michael Ontkean, and Om Puri.

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Among people born in 1919, Sam Wanamaker ranks 183Before him are Alan Brown, Carole Landis, Manna Dey, Franco Rossi, Richard Scarry, and Eileen Heckart. After him are Antonio Pietrangeli, Grisha Filipov, Jon Pertwee, Richard Todd, Jan Flinterman, and Roberto Bonomi. Among people deceased in 1993, Sam Wanamaker ranks 146Before him are Conway Twitty, Valentina Grizodubova, André Pilette, Pino Puglisi, Rudolf Wetzer, and Cesar Chavez. After him are Mario Genta, Paul Mebus, Ian Stuart Donaldson, Innes Ireland, Joe Kelly, and Janet Margolin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sam Wanamaker ranks 4,870 out of 12,171Before him are Harriet Lane (1830), Gordon Gould (1920), Helen Herron Taft (1861), Odetta (1930), Jimmy Smits (1955), and Larry Hankin (1940). After him are Carl Wilson (1946), Metacomet (1639), Bruno Kirby (1949), Norman Spinrad (1940), Thad Cochran (1937), and Rudy Van Gelder (1924).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sam Wanamaker ranks 1,450Before him are Mark Pellegrino (1965), Ethel Merman (1908), Judith Light (1949), Jim Varney (1949), Jimmy Smits (1955), and Larry Hankin (1940). After him are Bruno Kirby (1949), Billy Gilbert (1894), Stephen Tobolowsky (1951), Richard Davalos (1930), Eve Arden (1908), and Sandahl Bergman (1951).