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William Forsythe

1949 - Today

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William Forsythe (born December 30, 1949) is an American dance and choreographer resident in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He is known for his work with the Ballet Frankfurt (1984–2004) and The Forsythe Company (2005–2015). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Forsythe has received more than 41,104 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. William Forsythe is the 52nd most popular dancer, the 4,052nd most popular biography from United States and the 5th most popular Dancer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 41k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among DANCERS

Among dancers, William Forsythe ranks 52 out of 76Before him are Louise Rasmussen, Frederick Ashton, Lucile Grahn, Kurt Jooss, Antonio Gades, and Lindsay Kemp. After him are Lydia Lopokova, Hilde Holger, Jean Coralli, Ninette de Valois, Vladimir Vasiliev, and Arthur Saint-Léon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, William Forsythe ranks 228Before him are Herman Rarebell, Elizabeth Warren, Lawrence Kasdan, Dick Nanninga, Henning Jensen, and Franco Causio. After him are Würzel, Nawaz Sharif, Eric Carmen, Jim Carroll, Tony Cragg, and Tommy Mottola.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Forsythe ranks 4,052 out of 18,182Before him are Kristen Wiig (1973), Sam Phillips (1923), Judy Holliday (1921), James Pickens Jr. (1954), Lori Lightfoot (1962), and Nile Rodgers (1952). After him are Joseph Strauss (1870), Katherine Helmond (1929), John Tukey (1915), Billy Blanks (1955), Elliott Carter (1908), and Hope Lange (1933).

Among DANCERS In United States

Among dancers born in United States, William Forsythe ranks 5Before him are Isadora Duncan (1877), Josephine Baker (1906), Martha Graham (1894), and Merce Cunningham (1919). After him are Alvin Ailey (1931), Maria Tallchief (1925), Adam Darius (1930), Katherine Dunham (1909), Frankie Manning (1914), Twyla Tharp (1941), and Agnes de Mille (1905).