Victor Jory

1902 - 1982

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Victor Jory (November 23, 1902 – February 12, 1982) was a Canadian-American actor of stage, film, and television. He initially played romantic leads, but later was mostly cast in villainous or sinister roles, such as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) and Jonas Wilkerson in Gone with the Wind (1939). From 1959 to 1961, he had a lead role in the 78-episode television police drama Manhunt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Jory has received more than 376,857 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Victor Jory is the 3,467th most popular actor (up from 3,696th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from Canada (up from 311th in 2019) and the 86th most popular Canadian Actor.

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Among actors, Victor Jory ranks 3,467 out of 10,030. Before her are Shaken Aimanov, Hayley Mills, Carol Channing, Ann Dowd, Tura Satana, and Melissa Rauch. After her are Ben Barnes, Coline Serreau, Catherine Bach, John Finn, Preity Zinta, and Jean-Pierre Darroussin.

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Among people born in 1902, Victor Jory ranks 207Before her are Théodore Monod, Jesús Bermúdez, Sigizmund Levanevsky, Felisberto Hernández, Ethelda Bleibtrey, and Carlos Spadaro. After her are Carlos Schneeberger, Toivo Loukola, Yakov Smushkevich, Jean Grémillon, Leopold Lindtberg, and Sida Košutić. Among people deceased in 1982, Victor Jory ranks 154Before her are Giorgio Abetti, Alexander Abusch, Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, Allen Woodring, Tomás Romero Pereira, and Sonny Stitt. After her are Konrad Wolf, Vladimir Smirnov, Robert Havemann, Fritz Laband, Victor Buono, and Ramón J. Sender.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Victor Jory ranks 281 out of 1,130. Before her are Gordon Lightfoot (1938), Geddy Lee (1953), David Suzuki (1936), Georges Vézina (1887), Patricia Churchland (1943), and Bob Ezrin (1949). After her are Robertson Davies (1913), Grant Allen (1848), Édouard Gagnon (1918), Gordon Thomson (1945), Mario Lemieux (1965), and Edward Belcher (1799).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Victor Jory ranks 86Before her are Natasha Henstridge (1974), Michael Ontkean (1946), Kevin Durand (1974), Kenneth Welsh (1942), Stephen McHattie (1946), and Michael Wincott (1958). After her are Gordon Thomson (1945), Anna Paquin (1982), Tricia Helfer (1974), John Vernon (1932), Len Cariou (1939), and Emily VanCamp (1986).

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