Tom Laughlin

1931 - 2013

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Thomas Robert Laughlin Jr. (August 10, 1931 – December 12, 2013) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, author, educator, and activist. Laughlin was best known for his series of Billy Jack films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Laughlin has received more than 1,275,583 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tom Laughlin is the 6,858th most popular actor (up from 6,950th in 2019), the 10,588th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,692nd in 2019) and the 3,502nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 3.69

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Among actors, Tom Laughlin ranks 6,858 out of 10,030Before him are Charles Dierkop, Anya Taylor-Joy, Evelyn Ankers, Bill Mumy, Thomas Gomez, and Monte Blue. After him are Hitomi, Erin Daniels, Cláudia Ohana, Caroll Spinney, Sarah Gadon, and Tony Curran.

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Among people born in 1931, Tom Laughlin ranks 430Before him are Flora Nwapa, Malcolm Williamson, Bruce Halford, David Axelrod, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, and Leslie Bricusse. After him are Isidore Mankofsky, Bobby Collins, Paulias Matane, Jim Bunning, Billy Bingham, and Pete Stark. Among people deceased in 2013, Tom Laughlin ranks 395Before him are Sayan Sanya, Patricia Blair, Audrey Totter, Reg Presley, Wilbur Thompson, and Ray Price. After him are Shamshad Begum, Frank Lautenberg, Janet Rowley, Karla Álvarez, Ronnie Ray Smith, and Kofi Awoonor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Laughlin ranks 10,588 out of 15,968Before him are Bill Mumy (1954), Jane Irwin Harrison (1804), Thomas Gomez (1905), Monte Blue (1887), Ernestine Anderson (1928), and Randall Jarrell (1914). After him are Jason White (1973), Erin Daniels (1973), Scott Adams (1957), Colton Ford (1962), Mark Aguirre (1959), and Abigail Johnson (1961).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tom Laughlin ranks 3,502Before him are Michael Landes (1972), Charles Dierkop (1936), Anya Taylor-Joy (1996), Bill Mumy (1954), Thomas Gomez (1905), and Monte Blue (1887). After him are Erin Daniels (1973), Alice White (1904), Brian J. Smith (1981), Oliver Hudson (1976), Jon Abrahams (1977), and Elizabeth Rodriguez (1973).

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