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Thomas F. Wilson

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Thomas Francis Wilson Jr. (born April 15, 1959) is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing Biff Tannen, Griff Tannen, and Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas F. Wilson has received more than 3,441,094 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Thomas F. Wilson is the 1,594th most popular actor (down from 1,552nd in 2019), the 2,725th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,747th in 2019) and the 774th most popular American Actor.

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  • 54.80

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  • 28

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  • 5.36

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  • 2.74

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Among actors, Thomas F. Wilson ranks 1,594 out of 9,996Before him are Franco Citti, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Campbell, Zoë Wanamaker, Peter van Eyck, and Linda Cristal. After him are Anne Schedeen, Noomi Rapace, Damon Wayans, Treat Williams, Edmond O'Brien, and Élisabeth Depardieu.

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Among people born in 1959, Thomas F. Wilson ranks 68Before him are Marcia Gay Harden, Moza bint Nasser, Abdullah of Pahang, Azali Assoumani, Patricia Clarkson, and Thomas Ravelli. After him are Andrea de Cesaris, Clancy Brown, Juha Kankkunen, Allison Janney, Yasmina Reza, and Miki Matsubara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas F. Wilson ranks 2,725 out of 18,182Before him are David Packard (1912), Zoë Wanamaker (1949), Coolio (1963), Maurice Sendak (1928), Bill Viola (1951), and Archie Shepp (1937). After him are Anne Schedeen (1949), Wilma Rudolph (1940), Delmer Daves (1904), Damon Wayans (1960), Treat Williams (1951), and John C. Bogle (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Thomas F. Wilson ranks 774Before him are Dyan Cannon (1937), Wallace Shawn (1943), Liev Schreiber (1967), Bonnie Bedelia (1948), Bruce Campbell (1958), and Zoë Wanamaker (1949). After him are Anne Schedeen (1949), Damon Wayans (1960), Treat Williams (1951), Edmond O'Brien (1915), Tracy Morgan (1968), and Jill St. John (1940).

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