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William Haines

1900 - 1973

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Charles William Haines (January 2, 1900 – December 26, 1973) was an American actor and interior designer. Haines was discovered by a talent scout and signed with Goldwyn Pictures in 1922. His career gained momentum when he received favorable reviews for his role in The Midnight Express. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Haines has received more than 678,536 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). William Haines is the 4,648th most popular actor (up from 4,875th in 2019), the 6,931st most popular biography from United States (up from 7,582nd in 2019) and the 2,159th most popular American Actor.

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  • 46.02

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  • 21

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  • 2.57

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  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William Haines ranks 4,648 out of 9,996Before him are Go Hyun-jung, Anita Page, Frances Bay, Jamie Campbell Bower, Eleanor Powell, and Callum Keith Rennie. After him are Mike Farrell, Connie Britton, Eliza Taylor, Caitriona Balfe, Leland Orser, and Lucille Ricksen.

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Among people born in 1900, William Haines ranks 225Before him are Elizabeth Goudge, Erna Berger, Hermann Kesten, William Stevenson, Mildred Gillars, and Devdas Gandhi. After him are Colin Clive, Mikhail Tikhonravov, Alfredo Dinale, Ludovico Bidoglio, Ernie Pyle, and Stamatios Nikolopoulos. Among people deceased in 1973, William Haines ranks 190Before him are Alfred Schmitt, Emil Voigt, Elizabeth Bowen, Robert Armstrong, Joe E. Brown, and Hilda Geiringer. After him are Gustav Freij, Arthur Freed, Aleksandr Ponomarev, Grigore Moisil, Théo Lefèvre, and Carlos Menditeguy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Haines ranks 6,931 out of 18,182Before him are Wilbur Ross (1937), Lloyd Kaufman (1945), Bill Frisell (1951), Eleanor Powell (1912), Raymond E. Brown (1928), and Harold Budd (1936). After him are Warren Farrell (1943), Mike Farrell (1939), Junior Wells (1934), Chuck Grassley (1933), Connie Britton (1967), and Jeffrey Eugenides (1960).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Haines ranks 2,159Before him are Harve Presnell (1933), Bruce Kirby (1925), Khloé Kardashian (1984), Martha Mansfield (1899), Anita Page (1910), and Eleanor Powell (1912). After him are Mike Farrell (1939), Connie Britton (1967), Leland Orser (1960), Lucille Ricksen (1910), Jaimie Alexander (1984), and Maura Tierney (1965).

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