Tom Waits

1949 - Today

Tom Waits

Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. His lyrics often focus on the underbelly of society and are delivered in his trademark deep, gravelly voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Waits has received more than 6,871,054 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 463rd most popular actor.

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  • 6.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Tom Waits ranks 456 out of 8,832Before him are Douglas Fairbanks, Shah Rukh Khan, Charlie Sheen, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Harry Dean Stanton, and Robert Hossein. After him are Lance Henriksen, Stéphane Audran, Natalie Portman, Jessica Tandy, Louise Fletcher, and Vincent Price.

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Among people born in 1949, Tom Waits ranks 44Before him are Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Don Johnson, Philippe Petit, Joan Enric Vives Sicília, John Belushi, and Jarosław Kaczyński. After him are Ottmar Hitzfeld, Issei Sagawa, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Gene Simmons, Bill Nighy, and Fanny Ardant.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Waits ranks 926 out of 12,171Before him are Douglas Fairbanks (1883), George Minot (1885), Charlie Sheen (1965), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), James Jones (1921), and Lynn Margulis (1938). After him are Lance Henriksen (1940), Nancy Pelosi (1940), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Barry Seal (1939), Larry Flynt (1942), and Louise Fletcher (1934).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tom Waits ranks 237Before him are Halle Berry (1966), Raquel Welch (1940), Adam West (1928), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Charlie Sheen (1965), and Harry Dean Stanton (1926). After him are Lance Henriksen (1940), Louise Fletcher (1934), Vincent Price (1911), Peter Dinklage (1969), Danny Glover (1946), and William Hurt (1950).