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Steve Reeves

1926 - 2000

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Stephen Lester Reeves (January 21, 1926 – May 1, 2000) was an American professional bodybuilder and actor. He was famous in the mid-1950s as a movie star in Italian-made sword-and-sandal films, playing the protagonist as muscular characters such as Hercules, Goliath, and Sandokan. At the peak of his career, he was the highest-paid actor in Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Reeves has received more than 2,040,918 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Steve Reeves is the 491st most popular actor (up from 533rd in 2019), the 910th most popular biography from United States (up from 999th in 2019) and the 251st most popular American Actor.

Steve Reeves is most famous for his role as Hercules in the movies Hercules and Hercules Unchained.

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  • 62.75

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  • 37

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  • 6.14

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  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Steve Reeves ranks 491 out of 9,996Before him are Tom Waits, Tim Curry, Lionel Logue, Lee Strasberg, Asta Nielsen, and Barry Nelson. After him are Robert Vaughn, Lucia Bosè, Rachel Weisz, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Faten Hamama, and George Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1926, Steve Reeves ranks 48Before him are Louise Hay, Maria Schell, Irwin Rose, Mel Brooks, Valdas Adamkus, and Ingeborg Bachmann. After him are Alcides Ghiggia, Tony Bennett, Murray Rothbard, Paul Berg, Tsung-Dao Lee, and Vasily Arkhipov. Among people deceased in 2000, Steve Reeves ranks 26Before him are Pierre Trudeau, Erich Mielke, Tommaso Buscetta, Louis Néel, Jason Robards, and Empress Kōjun. After him are Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Frederick Herzberg, Arkan, Lila Kedrova, Anatoly Sobchak, and Gino Bartali.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Reeves ranks 910 out of 18,182Before him are Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Tom Waits (1949), Willis Lamb (1913), James Tobin (1918), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), and Barry Nelson (1917). After him are Robert Vaughn (1932), Gina Haspel (1956), Edward C. Tolman (1886), John Fante (1909), D. W. Griffith (1875), and Laura Branigan (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Steve Reeves ranks 251Before him are Anne Bancroft (1931), Kevin Bacon (1958), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Tom Waits (1949), and Barry Nelson (1917). After him are Robert Vaughn (1932), George Kennedy (1925), Jennifer Connelly (1970), William Hurt (1950), Louise Fletcher (1934), and Forest Whitaker (1961).

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