Shih Kien

1913 - 2009

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Shek Wing-cheung (1 January 1913 – 3 June 2009), better known by his stage name Shih Kien, Sek Kin, or Sek Gin (Cantonese: Shek Kin; Mandarin: Shi Jian), was a Hong Kong–based Chinese actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shih Kien has received more than 368,150 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Shih Kien is the 1,044th most popular actor (down from 1,011th in 2019), the 426th most popular biography from China (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Chinese Actor.

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  • 370k

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  • 67.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Shih Kien ranks 1,044 out of 10,030Before her are Max Schreck, Chris Pratt, Terry O'Quinn, Gordon Scott, Nino Manfredi, and Mark Margolis. After her are Robin Tunney, Jerry Orbach, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofía Vergara, Liv Tyler, and Adrienne Lecouvreur.

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Among people born in 1913, Shih Kien ranks 88Before her are Motoo Tatsuhara, Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark, Pierre Werner, Boris Pahor, Israel Gelfand, and Willi Hennig. After her are Maurice Wilkes, Robert Adler, Johannes Steinhoff, Wols, Victor Mature, and 'Abd al-Ilah. Among people deceased in 2009, Shih Kien ranks 75Before her are Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Ernst Barkmann, Rafael Caldera, Israel Gelfand, Andrew Wyeth, and Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme. After her are Achille Compagnoni, Edwin G. Krebs, Augusto Boal, Luís Cabral, Shi Pei Pu, and Alicia de Larrocha.

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In China

Among people born in China, Shih Kien ranks 426 out of 1,186Before her are Xu Da (1332), Emperor Houshao of Han (null), Zhang Daoling (34), Du Mu (803), Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (1910), and Tonyukuk (646). After her are Yuen Woo-ping (1945), Sima Xiangru (-179), Zhou Dunyi (1017), Chen Sheng (-250), Watchman Nee (1903), and Di Yi (-1200).

Among ACTORS In China

Among actors born in China, Shih Kien ranks 8Before her are Jet Li (1963), Donnie Yen (1963), Yoshiko Yamaguchi (1920), Bolo Yeung (1946), Gong Li (1965), and Run Run Shaw (1907). After her are Yuen Siu-tien (1912), Hou Hsiao-hsien (1947), Zhou Xuan (1920), Ti Lung (1946), Ruan Lingyu (1910), and Joan Chen (1961).

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