Warner Oland

1879 - 1938

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Warner Oland (3 October 1879 – 6 August 1938) was a Swedish-American actor most remembered for playing several Chinese and Chinese-American characters: Dr. Fu Manchu; Henry Chang in Shanghai Express and most notably Honolulu Police detective Lieutenant Charlie Chan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Warner Oland has received more than 423,575 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Warner Oland is the 4,933rd most popular actor, the 733rd most popular biography from Sweden and the 64th most popular Swedish Actor.

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  • 420k

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  • 56.82

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Warner Oland ranks 4,933 out of 10,030Before him are Otto Kruger, Traylor Howard, Andrea Elson, Kelly Reilly, Robert Alda, and Patricia Belcher. After him are Kay Francis, Patricia Morison, John Fiedler, Jonathan Ke Quan, Christopher George, and Grant Gustin.

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Among people born in 1879, Warner Oland ranks 179Before him are Henri Tauzin, Kazimieras Būga, Lucile Watson, Lewis Stone, Clyde Cessna, and Robert Daniel Carmichael. After him are Royal Harwood Frost, Steponas Kairys, Frederick Schule, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Björn Þórðarson, and Edward Dillon. Among people deceased in 1938, Warner Oland ranks 157Before him are José Luis Tejada Sorzano, Harry Myers, Ricardo Samper, Ekaterine Gabashvili, Alma Gluck, and John Kunkel Small. After him are Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire, Tom Crean, Andreas Michalakopoulos, Zitkala-Sa, Pauline Frederick, and Benjamin N. Cardozo.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Warner Oland ranks 733 out of 1,296Before him are Gudrun Schyman (1948), Maria Bonnevie (1973), Majgull Axelsson (1947), Hasse Backe (1952), Eva Brunne (1954), and Martha Norelius (1909). After him are Knut Kroon (1906), Carl Holmberg (1884), Gustaf Lindblom (1891), Stefan Schwarz (1969), Björn Andersson (1951), and Katarina Frostenson (1953).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Warner Oland ranks 64Before him are Rebecca Ferguson (1983), Pia Degermark (1949), Inga Tidblad (1901), Petra Mede (1970), Bill Skarsgård (1990), and Maria Bonnevie (1973). After him are David Dencik (1974), Johanna Sällström (1974), Signe Hasso (1915), Malin Åkerman (1978), Helena Bergström (1964), and Mary Stävin (1957).

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