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Shawn Fonteno

1976 - Today

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Shawn Darnell Fonteno, also known as Solo, is an American actor and rapper. He is best known for playing Franklin Clinton in the 2013 video game Grand Theft Auto V. Aside from his portrayal of Franklin Clinton, Fonteno has acted in films such as The Wash.In 2021, Fonteno and fellow Grand Theft Auto V actor Slink Johnson reprised their roles as Franklin Clinton and Lamar Davis respectively in a live-action re-enactment of a cutscene in the game where Lamar mocks Franklin for his haircut. The scene experienced a resurgence in popularity in late 2020 when parodies of the cutscene were uploaded on YouTube and other video hosting sites, usually involving Lamar's character model being replaced with various popular culture icons such as Darth Vader, Vegeta and Snow White among others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shawn Fonteno has received more than 817,696 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Shawn Fonteno is the 10,132nd most popular actor, the 14,666th most popular biography from United States and the 4,964th most popular American Actor.

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  • 820k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 32.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Shawn Fonteno ranks 10,132 out of 9,996Before him are Laura Harris, Jordan Bridges, Drew Van Acker, Maria Bakalova, Catherine Burns, and Hugh Mitchell. After him are Ione Skye, Paul Sparks, Alexandra Holden, Robbie Kay, Keiynan Lonsdale, and Alia Bhatt.

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Among people born in 1976, Shawn Fonteno ranks 627Before him are Lee Ingleby, Anna Smashnova, Laura Harris, Gonzalo de los Santos, Aleksey Kazakov, and Jonathan Liebesman. After him are Stanislav Vlček, Tatiana Gutsu, Diana Žiliūtė, Tamás Kásás, Christoph Sumann, and Zdeno Štrba.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shawn Fonteno ranks 14,666 out of 18,182Before him are Drew Van Acker (1986), Mario Runco Jr. (1952), Catherine Burns (1945), Brent Barry (1971), Phil Bredesen (1943), and Quincy Watts (1970). After him are Terry Porter (1963), Cheryl Miller (1964), Paul Sparks (1971), Alexandra Holden (1977), Alison Mosshart (1978), and Jeff Kaplan (1972).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Shawn Fonteno ranks 4,964Before him are Kate Micucci (1980), Tamara Gee (1972), Barbara Perry (1921), Jordan Bridges (1973), Drew Van Acker (1986), and Catherine Burns (1945). After him are Paul Sparks (1971), Alexandra Holden (1977), Billy Gardell (1969), Reid Scott (1977), Jaimee Foxworth (1979), and Dorothy Peterson (1897).

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