Willem Dafoe

1955 - Today

Willem Dafoe

William James "Willem" Dafoe (born July 22, 1955) is an American actor. He is known for his distinct gravelly voice, and has received multiple accolades, including nominations for four Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willem Dafoe has received more than 10,099,971 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 246th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Willem Dafoe ranks 245 out of 8,832Before him are John Cazale, Jeremy Irons, Bela Lugosi, Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, and Sidney Poitier. After him are James Caan, Kim Basinger, Timothy Dalton, Lída Baarová, Sean Penn, and George Peppard.

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Among people born in 1955, Willem Dafoe ranks 12Before him are Rowan Atkinson, Tim Berners-Lee, Alain Prost, Kevin Costner, Jair Bolsonaro, and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. After him are Angus Young, Mo Yan, Isabelle Adjani, Ornella Muti, Akira Toriyama, and Chow Yun-fat.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Willem Dafoe ranks 482 out of 12,171Before him are Washington Irving (1783), Shaquille O'Neal (1972), Lady Gaga (1986), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Sidney Poitier (1927), and Margaret Brown (1867). After him are Gertrude B. Elion (1918), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), Lewis H. Morgan (1818), Zodiac Killer (1940), Toni Morrison (1931), and Edgar Cayce (1877).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Willem Dafoe ranks 126Before him are Natalie Wood (1938), Michael Landon (1936), Warren Beatty (1937), John Cazale (1935), Leonard Nimoy (1931), and Sidney Poitier (1927). After him are James Caan (1940), Kim Basinger (1953), Sean Penn (1960), George Peppard (1928), Burt Reynolds (1936), and Joan Crawford (1904).