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William Hopper

1915 - 1970

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William DeWolf Hopper Jr. (January 26, 1915 – March 6, 1970) was an American stage, film, and television actor. The only child of actor DeWolf Hopper and actress and Hollywood columnist Hedda Hopper, he appeared in predominantly minor roles in more than 80 feature films in the 1930s and 1940s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Hopper has received more than 3,583,059 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. William Hopper is the 6,113th most popular actor (down from 5,373rd in 2019), the 9,099th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,328th in 2019) and the 2,920th most popular American Actor.

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  • 42.72

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  • 19

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  • 1.39

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  • 4.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, William Hopper ranks 6,113 out of 9,996Before him are Sig Ruman, Noriaki Sugiyama, Jon Seda, Tracy Scoggins, Luke Askew, and Mumtaz. After him are Aida Turturro, Eric Close, Rosa Taikon, Haley Lu Richardson, Alicia Witt, and Lynn Bari.

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Among people born in 1915, William Hopper ranks 235Before him are Godfrey Brown, Heinrich Albertz, Ran Laurie, Khushwant Singh, Joe Mantell, and Vincent Persichetti. After him are Dan Dailey, Tomás Fernández, Simo Puupponen, Anita Louise, Heinz Körvers, and Brian Shawe-Taylor. Among people deceased in 1970, William Hopper ranks 222Before him are Käthe Krauss, Leandro Faggin, Conrad Nagel, Matthias Heidemann, Giancarlo Cornaggia-Medici, and Edward Everett Horton. After him are Anita Louise, Richard Hofstadter, Okuro Oikawa, Marjorie Rambeau, Booker Ervin, and John T. Scopes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Hopper ranks 9,099 out of 18,182Before him are Tom Shadyac (1958), Jaden Smith (1998), Luke Askew (1932), Scott Hall (1958), Tom Seaver (1944), and Patricia Hill Collins (1948). After him are Gene Saks (1921), Gouverneur Morris (1752), Aida Turturro (1962), Billy Beane (1962), Robert Creeley (1926), and Kurt Wimmer (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, William Hopper ranks 2,920Before him are Jason Schwartzman (1980), Joseph Pilato (1949), Teri Polo (1969), Jon Seda (1970), Tracy Scoggins (1953), and Luke Askew (1932). After him are Aida Turturro (1962), Eric Close (1967), Haley Lu Richardson (1995), Alicia Witt (1975), Lynn Bari (1913), and Shannon Woodward (1984).

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