Sterling Hayden

1916 - 1986

Sterling Hayden

Sterling Walter Hayden (born Sterling Relyea Walter; March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor, author, and sailor. A leading man for most of his career, he specialized in westerns and film noir throughout the 1950s, in films such as John Huston's The Asphalt Jungle (1950), Nicholas Ray's Johnny Guitar (1954), and Stanley Kubrick's The Killing (1956). He became noted for supporting roles in the 1960s, perhaps most memorably as General Jack D. Ripper in Kubrick's Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sterling Hayden has received more than 1,624,221 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,053rd most popular actor.

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  • 32

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  • 3.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.92

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Among actors, Sterling Hayden ranks 1,045 out of 8,832Before him are Thomas Kretschmann, Patrick Duffy, Vic Morrow, Sofía Vergara, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Michael Biehn. After him are Angela Bassett, Olympia Dukakis, Capucine, Paul Rudd, John Saxon, and George Hamilton.

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Among people born in 1916, Sterling Hayden ranks 74Before him are Luis Corvalán, Jane Jacobs, Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Archduke Felix of Austria, Bernard Blier, and James B. Donovan. After him are Giorgio Bassani, Pierre Messmer, Ernst Wilimowski, José Manuel Moreno, Yekaterina Budanova, and Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann. Among people deceased in 1986, Sterling Hayden ranks 67Before him are Omar Ali Saifuddien III, Gunnar Björnstrand, Adolfo Celi, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Lilli Palmer, and Ferdinand Daučík. After him are Alexandre Tansman, Ernst Neufert, André Leroi-Gourhan, Emilio Fernández, Gia Carangi, and Hermann Gmeiner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sterling Hayden ranks 1,936 out of 12,171Before him are Jeremy Rifkin (1945), Patrick Duffy (1949), Vic Morrow (1929), Archie Shepp (1937), Michael Biehn (1956), and Wayne Shorter (1933). After him are J. C. R. Licklider (1915), Katy Perry (1984), John Philip Sousa (1854), Angela Bassett (1958), Mickey Cohen (1913), and W. E. B. Du Bois (1868).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Sterling Hayden ranks 506Before him are Kathleen Turner (1954), Ralph Bellamy (1904), Josh Duhamel (1972), Patrick Duffy (1949), Vic Morrow (1929), and Michael Biehn (1956). After him are Angela Bassett (1958), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Paul Rudd (1969), John Saxon (1935), George Hamilton (1939), and Ethel Barrymore (1879).