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William Hickey

1927 - 1997

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William Edward Hickey (September 19, 1927 – June 29, 1997) was an American actor, notable for his unique, gravelly voice and somewhat offbeat appearance. He enjoyed a lengthy career in theatre, film, and television, from 1952 until 1999, as well as being a respected teacher at the HB Studio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Hickey has received more than 26,856 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. William Hickey is the 3,263rd most popular actor (down from 2,984th in 2019), the 5,063rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,809th in 2019) and the 1,541st most popular American Actor.

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  • 27k

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  • 49.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William Hickey ranks 3,263 out of 9,996Before her are Harry Baur, Gina Carano, Zooey Deschanel, Elias Koteas, Jon Hamm, and Dorothy Gish. After her are Ruby Dee, Freddie Bartholomew, Caroline Goodall, Brie Larson, William Smith, and Marga López.

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Among people born in 1927, William Hickey ranks 220Before her are Eva Bartok, Liane Augustin, Yevgeny Morgunov, Fathima Beevi, Jerry Schatzberg, and Stuart Rosenberg. After her are Júlio Duarte Langa, László Paskai, Yusuf Idris, Thanin Kraivichien, Torbjørn Falkanger, and Claude Abbes. Among people deceased in 1997, William Hickey ranks 158Before her are Charles Hallahan, Georgy Shonin, Cahit Arf, Natallia Arsiennieva, James Krüss, and Robert Pinget. After her are Juan Burgueño, Tony Williams, Shinichi Hoshi, Denver Pyle, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh, and Jurek Becker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Hickey ranks 5,063 out of 18,182Before her are Zooey Deschanel (1980), Jon Hamm (1971), Julia Grant (1826), Dorothy Gish (1898), Arthur Cronquist (1919), and Gene Haas (1952). After her are Ruby Dee (1922), Charlie Mariano (1923), Mike Bloomfield (1943), Brie Larson (1989), Eric S. Raymond (1957), and William Smith (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Hickey ranks 1,541Before her are Jerry Zucker (1950), Marsha Mason (1942), Gina Carano (1982), Zooey Deschanel (1980), Jon Hamm (1971), and Dorothy Gish (1898). After her are Ruby Dee (1922), Brie Larson (1989), William Smith (1933), Ethel Merman (1908), Burt Ward (1945), and Brian Thompson (1959).

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