Victor Buono

1938 - 1982

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Victor Charles Buono (February 3, 1938 – January 1, 1982) was an American actor, comic, and briefly a recording artist. He was known for playing the villain King Tut in the television series Batman (1966–1968) and musician Edwin Flagg in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), the latter of which earned him Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Buono has received more than 1,426,714 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Victor Buono is the 3,607th most popular actor (down from 2,758th in 2019), the 5,693rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,531st in 2019) and the 1,768th most popular American Actor.

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  • 20

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  • 3.47

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Among actors, Victor Buono ranks 3,607 out of 10,030Before him are Anémone, Paul Dooley, Hillevi Rombin, Grace Moore, Arthur Freed, and Murilo Benício. After him are Kōji Yakusho, Park Shin-hye, Tom Conti, Scott Caan, Carina Lau, and Mari Törőcsik.

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Among people born in 1938, Victor Buono ranks 310Before him are Gary Gygax, Mahmoud El-Gohary, Janet Reno, Aristide Guarneri, Severino Reija, and Urs Widmer. After him are Duane Eddy, Rafael Osuna, Betty Cuthbert, Werner Olk, Jon Sobrino, and Murtala Mohammed. Among people deceased in 1982, Victor Buono ranks 159Before him are Sonny Stitt, Victor Jory, Konrad Wolf, Vladimir Smirnov, Robert Havemann, and Fritz Laband. After him are Ramón J. Sender, Palden Thondup Namgyal, Marie Braun, Rafael Méndez, Jean Batten, and Marietta Shaginyan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Victor Buono ranks 5,693 out of 15,968Before him are Alan Hovhaness (1911), Grace Moore (1898), Maria Tallchief (1925), Richard Bong (1920), Jim Keltner (1942), and Arthur Freed (1894). After him are Duane Eddy (1938), Carl A. Wirtanen (1910), Bobby Womack (1944), Stephen Sommers (1962), Steve Allen (1921), and Lou Donaldson (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Victor Buono ranks 1,768Before him are Edward Platt (1916), Kate Mara (1983), Mark Boone Junior (1955), Paul Dooley (1928), Grace Moore (1898), and Arthur Freed (1894). After him are Scott Caan (1976), Mark Rydell (1929), William S. Hart (1864), Betty Compson (1897), Lane Smith (1936), and Jamey Sheridan (1951).

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