Whoopi Goldberg

1955 - Today

Whoopi Goldberg

Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg (), is an American actor, comedian, author, and television personality. A recipient of numerous accolades, Goldberg is one of sixteen entertainers to have won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Tony Award. Goldberg's breakthrough came in 1985 for her role as Celie, a mistreated woman in the Deep South, in Steven Spielberg's period drama film The Color Purple, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Whoopi Goldberg has received more than 12,262,605 page views. Her biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 408th most popular comedian.

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  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 5 out of 8Before her are Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, and Dick Van Dyke. After her are Steve Martin, George Carlin, Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, and Chevy Chase.

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Among people born in 1955, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 26Before her are Li Keqiang, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Ludovico Einaudi, Kris Jenner, Mariano Rajoy, and Donatella Versace. After her are Denis Mukwege, Nina Hagen, Billy Bob Thornton, Mark David Chapman, Dodi Fayed, and Marcelo Bielsa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 829 out of 12,171Before her are Tom Selleck (1945), James Cromwell (1940), Clifford Shull (1915), Steve Reeves (1926), Lex Barker (1919), and Willard Libby (1908). After her are Max Wright (1943), Alec Baldwin (1958), Anastacia (1968), Christopher Lambert (1957), Al Jarreau (1940), and Robert Burns Woodward (1917).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Whoopi Goldberg ranks 5Before her are Robin Williams (1951), Eddie Murphy (1961), Bill Cosby (1937), and Dick Van Dyke (1925). After her are Steve Martin (1945), George Carlin (1937), Adam Sandler (1966), Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Newhart (1929), Chevy Chase (1943), and Don Rickles (1926).