Studs Terkel

1912 - 2008

Studs Terkel

Louis "Studs" Terkel (May 16, 1912 – October 31, 2008) was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Studs Terkel has received more than 503,015 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,477th most popular writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 500k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Studs Terkel ranks 4,470 out of 4,883Before him are Andrew Sarris, Alain Mabanckou, Ralf König, Joan D. Vinge, Cecily von Ziegesar, and Bernice Rubens. After him are Tim LaHaye, Compton Mackenzie, Stephen Chbosky, Mikhail Shishkin, John Arden, and Michelle Paver.

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Among people born in 1912, Studs Terkel ranks 253Before him are Byron Nelson, Ruby Payne-Scott, Harry Hay, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Zohra Sehgal, and Richard Carlson. After him are Danny Thomas, Dorothy Height, Wendy Barrie, Henry M. Jackson, Tip O'Neill, and Muriel Humphrey Brown. Among people deceased in 2008, Studs Terkel ranks 243Before him are Jesse Helms, Richey Edwards, Algis Budrys, Ann Savage, Jeff Healey, and Viktor Kuzkin. After him are George MacDonald Fraser, Beverly Garland, Yodrak Salakjai, Mahendra Kapoor, Hazel Court, and Choi Yo-sam.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Studs Terkel ranks 8,015 out of 12,171Before him are Russell Wong (1963), King Moody (1929), Rose Cleveland (1846), Kay Bailey Hutchison (1943), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (1989), and Alyson Reed (1958). After him are Ken Griffey Jr. (1969), Bam Margera (1979), Eric Andre (1983), Annabeth Gish (1971), Natalia Dyer (1995), and Kristy Swanson (1969).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Studs Terkel ranks 601Before him are David Gerrold (1944), Walker Percy (1916), Ogden Nash (1902), Tracy Hickman (1955), Andrew Sarris (1928), and Cecily von Ziegesar (1970). After him are Tim LaHaye (1926), Akiva Goldsman (1962), Steven S. DeKnight (1910), Marc Connelly (1890), John Scalzi (1969), and Scott Turow (1949).