Yaphet Kotto

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Yaphet Kotto

Yaphet Frederick Kotto (born November 15, 1939) is an American actor known for numerous film roles, as well as starring in the NBC television series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–99) as Lieutenant Al Giardello. His films include the science-fiction/horror film Alien (1979), and the Arnold Schwarzenegger science-fiction/action film The Running Man (1987). He portrayed the main villain Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yaphet Kotto has received more than 1,665,987 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,254th most popular actor.

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  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Yaphet Kotto ranks 1,243 out of 8,832Before him are Stacy Keach, John Cusack, Alicia Rhett, John Candy, Gottfried John, and Basil Rathbone. After him are Steve Guttenberg, Eddie Fisher, Aleksandër Moisiu, Piper Laurie, Barbara Hershey, and Mikael Persbrandt.

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Among people born in 1939, Yaphet Kotto ranks 124Before him are Stanisław Dziwisz, Mark Margolis, Grace Slick, John Tong Hon, Boris Kolker, and Heinz Holliger. After him are Jean Djorkaeff, Norman Davies, Robert Waseige, Tarcisio Burgnich, Nobuyuki Oishi, and John Howard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Yaphet Kotto ranks 2,293 out of 12,171Before him are Gordon Cooper (1927), R. Kelly (1967), The Undertaker (1965), Lee Hazlewood (1929), Milton L. Humason (1891), and Tito Puente (1923). After him are Steve Guttenberg (1958), Jedediah Smith (1799), Jermaine Jackson (1954), Elbridge Gerry (1744), Kevin Mitnick (1963), and Sofia Coppola (1971).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Yaphet Kotto ranks 613Before him are Mary Steenburgen (1953), Leslie Easterbrook (1949), Marisa Berenson (1947), Stacy Keach (1941), John Cusack (1966), and Alicia Rhett (1915). After him are Steve Guttenberg (1958), Piper Laurie (1932), Barbara Hershey (1948), Chris Sarandon (1942), Michael Jeter (1952), and Armand Assante (1949).