William Conrad

1920 - 1994

William Conrad

William Conrad (September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994) was an American World War II fighter pilot, actor, producer, and director whose entertainment career spanned five decades in radio, film, and television, peaking in popularity when he starred in the detective series Cannon (1971–1976). A radio writer and actor, he moved to Hollywood after his World War II service and played a series of character roles in films beginning with the film noir The Killers (1946). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Conrad has received more than 1,627,358 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,124th most popular actor.

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  • 1.6M

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  • 49.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William Conrad ranks 2,095 out of 8,832Before him are Sean Astin, August Schellenberg, Keir Dullea, Dan O'Herlihy, James Fox, and Jennie Garth. After him are Richard Beymer, Thomas Gibson, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Sandra Milo, Ron Rifkin, and Franca Rame.

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Among people born in 1920, William Conrad ranks 173Before him are Harold Sakata, Ignatius IV of Antioch, Fons Rademakers, Abe Lenstra, Hans Ørberg, and José Gonzalvo. After him are Patrick Troughton, Ignacio Eizaguirre, Werner Klemperer, Jorge Pacheco Areco, Nadir Afonso, and Andrée Chedid. Among people deceased in 1994, William Conrad ranks 142Before him are Frederick Copleston, Grigol Abashidze, Maria Carta, Zail Singh, Ales Adamovich, and Paul Grimault. After him are Jiří Sobotka, Leonid Leonov, Rossano Brazzi, Ralph Ellison, Boris Yegorov, and Jersey Joe Walcott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Conrad ranks 3,561 out of 12,171Before him are Kourtney Kardashian (1979), Sean Astin (1971), Little Walter (1930), Keir Dullea (1936), Edith Roosevelt (1861), and Jennie Garth (1972). After him are Paul Gallico (1897), Richard Beymer (1938), Roy Buchanan (null), Thomas Gibson (1962), Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), and Alice B. Toklas (1877).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Conrad ranks 1,006Before him are Penny Marshall (1943), Dana Andrews (1909), Peter Strauss (1947), Sean Astin (1971), Keir Dullea (1936), and Jennie Garth (1972). After him are Richard Beymer (1938), Thomas Gibson (1962), Ann Morgan Guilbert (1928), Ron Rifkin (1939), Bonnie Bedelia (1948), and Crispin Glover (1964).