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William H. Macy

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William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor. His film career has been built on appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in mainstream films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William H. Macy has received more than 11,634,987 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). William H. Macy is the 588th most popular actor (up from 737th in 2019), the 1,086th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,350th in 2019) and the 291st most popular American Actor.

William H. Macy is most famous for his role as Frank Gallagher in the TV series Shameless.

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  • 12M

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  • 61.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William H. Macy ranks 588 out of 9,996Before him are Guy Williams, Margaret Rutherford, Pier Angeli, Lila Kedrova, Derek Jacobi, and Ernie Hudson. After him are Bruno Cremer, Douglas Fairbanks, Hattie McDaniel, Boris Karloff, Tom Berenger, and Brooke Shields.

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Among people born in 1950, William H. Macy ranks 35Before him are Flavio Briatore, Chris Norman, Gabriel Byrne, Néstor Kirchner, Jörg Haider, and Jody Williams. After him are Marcheline Bertrand, Daniel Auteuil, Jody Scheckter, Tsugumi Ohba, Russell Alan Hulse, and Vesna Vulović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William H. Macy ranks 1,086 out of 18,182Before him are Cordell Hull (1871), Leo Fender (1909), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Mark Felt (1913), and Ernie Hudson (1945). After him are Muddy Waters (1913), Éamon de Valera (1882), Edmund Phelps (1933), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Jonathan Demme (1944), and James Jones (1921).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William H. Macy ranks 291Before him are Courteney Cox (1964), Vincent Price (1911), Jane Russell (1921), Joanne Woodward (1930), Guy Williams (1924), and Ernie Hudson (1945). After him are Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Hattie McDaniel (1893), Tom Berenger (1949), Brooke Shields (1965), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), and Richard Barthelmess (1895).

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