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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Tony Curtis 26158
2 Jamie Lee Curtis – her paternal grandparents were Hungarian Jews. 17022
3 Joaquin Phoenix - his maternal grandmother is of Hungarian Jewish descent 14451
4 Gene Simmons - Singer, bassist rock band KISS: Hungarian mother. Still speaking Hungarian. 13486
5 Drew Barrymore 11676
6 River Phoenix - his maternal grandmother is of Hungarian Jewish descent 9737
7 George Soros - speculator, investor, philanthropist, political activist 9499
8 Adrien Brody 8226
9 Paul Newman - mother was an immigrant from Hungary 7931
10 Harry Houdini - escape artist 7165
11 Kate Hudson – her maternal great-grandparents were Hungarian Jews. 7134
12 Mariska Hargitay – her father, former bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay, is of Hungarian descent. 7040
13 Mike Shinoda - member of Linkin Park (mother is of Hungarian descent) 6169
14 Jesse Ventura - former Governor of Minnesota 6083
15 Paul Simon - singer/songwriter, Hungarian parents 5797
16 Elie Wiesel - author, 1986 Peace Prize Nobelist 5597
17 Zsa Zsa Gabor 4868
18 Louis C.K. - comedian whose birth name is Louis Szekely 4823
19 Sam Raimi - film director, producer 4767
20 Freddie Prinze, Jr. - his father was Hungarian Jewish descent 4688
21 Goldie Hawn – her paternal grandparents were Hungarian Jews. 4183
22 Calvin Klein - World famous fashion designer 3948
23 Rodney Dangerfield 3485
24 John von Neumann - computer scientist 3431
25 John Kerry - US Senator from Massachusetts. His family's original name was Kohn. 2884
26 Peter Falk 2347
27 Joe Theismann - former football player turned broadcaster 2290
28 Joe Namath - football player 2269
29 Tim Howard - soccer player 2103
30 David Krumholtz 2061
31 Suzi Quatro - American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress: Hungarian mother 2028
32 Peter Lorre 1836
33 Monica Seles - tennis player 1717
34 Peter Cetera - singer/bassist/composer/producer, formerly of the band Chicago (mother of Hungarian descent) 1636
35 Edward Teller - father of the hydrogen bomb 1626
36 Eva Gabor 1468
37 Michael Vartan - paternal grandmother is from Hungary. 1456
38 Mickey Hargitay - bodybuilder, father of Mariska Hargitay (above) 1285
39 Keith Jarrett - jazz and classical pianist and composer 1223
40 Frank Darabont - producer/director [link] 1178
41 George Pataki - former Governor of New York; father was Hungarian 1073
42 Joseph Pulitzer - publisher 1061
43 Marisol Nichols 1023
44 Soupy Sales - Hungarian parents 974
45 Tommy Ramone - member of the Ramones 859
46 John Popper - singer/harmonicist of Blues Traveler 741
47 Ted Raimi - actor (Xena, Warrior Princess) 732
48 Thomas Szasz - psychiatry professor 720
49 Ernie Kovacs - entertainer 714
50 Marcel Breuer - architect and furniture designer 698
51 Don Shula - football coach 690
52 Larry Csonka - football player 684
53 Charles Simonyi - computer developer 674
54 Chris Jansing (born Christine Kapostasy) - correspondent for NBC News, contributing reporter for the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and contributing anchor on MSNBC 670
55 Eugene Wigner - quantum physicist, Nobel Prize (1963) 639
56 Bernie Kosar - football player 579
57 George Cukor - film director 543
58 Shaun Sipos 537
59 Steven Brust - writer 457
60 Magda Gabor - entertainer 443
61 Cornel Wilde - his parents were Hungarian Jews 432
62 Michael Curtiz (né Kertesz) - director of Casablanca 417
63 Jack Lengyel - football coach 368
64 Tom Lantos - former Congressman from California 310
65 George Andrew Olah - chemist 309
66 Helena Rubinstein - co-founder of make-up label Helena Rubinstein 299
67 Joe Eszterhas - screenwriter 299
68 Alexander Korda - director 279
69 Adolph Zukor - founder Paramount Pictures 274
70 Bill Dana 269
71 Karch Kiraly - volleyball player 257
72 William Fox (producer) - founder 20th Century Fox 254
73 George Pal - father of sci-fi cinema, director, producer, cinematographer 231
74 Lou Groza - football player 229
75 Peter Medak - director 221
76 Ivan Raimi - doctor of osteopathic medicine 212
77 Peter Lax - mathematician 209
78 Paul Halmos - mathematician 207
79 Eugene Ormandy - conductor 188
80 Paul Lukas 163
81 Michael Pataki 158
82 Al Hrabosky - baseball player 146
83 Vilmos Zsigmond - cinematographer, Academy Award winner 143
84 Nick Fazekas - basketball player 142
85 Sylvia Plachy - photographer 133
86 Andrew G. Vajna - movie producer 129
87 John George Kemeny - scientist 128
88 Cornelius Lanczos - physicist 118
89 Stevan Harnad - scientist 116
90 John Paul Pitoc - his father is an immigrant of Hungarian descent 115
91 Kati Marton - author 112
92 Charles Nagy - baseball player 108
93 John Simon, author and literary, theater, and film critic 101
94 Peter Carl Goldmark - engineer 96
95 Ernest Istook - former Congressman from Oklahoma 89
96 Julius Boros - professional golfer; 2-time U.S. Open winner and oldest person ever to win a major tournament (PGA Championship, 1968) 86
97 Maurice Ascalon - sculptor and industrial designer 85
98 Roland Wank - architect 82
99 Pete Gogolak, football player, who invented "soccer style" kicking 75
100 Eugene Lang - philanthropist 74
101 Ilona Massey (née Harmassy) 73
102 Nicholas Kurti - physicist 69
103 Joe Penner 55
104 Jules Engel - animator/filmmaker/world-renowned teacher 50
105 Miklós Rózsa - film score composer 50
106 Julius Rebek - chemist 49
107 Gabriel Pascal - movie producer 44
108 Ladislas Farago - journalist 43
109 Csaba Csere - technical director and editor of Car and Driver 36
110 Laszlo Rabel - United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient 34
111 Mark Singel - former Pennsylvania Lt. Governor 34
112 Charlie Gogolak, football player 33
113 Hirsch Jacobs - racehorse owner and trainer 30
114 Alex Koroknay-Palicz - executive director of National Youth Rights Association 26
115 Csaba Markus - painter, sculptor 25
116 Andrew Laszlo - cinematographer 24
117 Victor Szebehely - scientist 24
118 Lajos Markos - painter 21
119 Jon Deak - bassist New York Philharmonic 13
120 Nicholas Nagy-Talavera - dissident, historian, writer and professor 12
121 Albert Szent-Györgyi - biologist and polymath 5
122 André Kertész - photographer 5
123 Vilma Bánky 5
124 Theodore von Kármán - scientist 5
125 László Moholy-Nagy - painter, photographer 5
126 Béla H. Bánáthy - linguist, systems scientist, and professor < 5
127 Paul László - architect, interior designer < 5
128 Georg von Békésy - biophysicist < 5
129 Richard Klein - publisher of Surface Magazine < 5
130 Estée Lauder (person) - co-founder of Estée Lauder Companies, cosmetics < 5
131 Gabor Csupo - animator of Rugrats and early Simpsons < 5
132 László Kovács (cinematographer) - cinematographer < 5
133 Andor Szentivanyi - The Beta Adrenergic Theory of Asthma < 5
134 Erno Laszlo - dermatologist and cosmetic businessman < 5
135 László Marton - theatre director < 5
136 Zoltan Teglas - Ignite < 5
137 László Benedek - film director < 5
138 John R. Vig - former President & CEO of the IEEE, his specialty is high-accuracy clocks, oscillators, & sensors < 5
139 Claire Kenneth - romance novelist < 5
140 Ferenc A. Váli - lawyer, author, political analyst < 5
141 Andy Grove - scientist and businessman < 5
142 Gábor Szegő - mathematician < 5
143 Leo Szilard - physicist < 5
144 Fiorello H. LaGuardia - former mayor of New York City (Hungarian mother) < 5
145 Gábor Szakácsi - Rock musician.Member of Sledgeback < 5
146 Nimród Antal - (1973 -) film director < 5
147 Joseph Gaydos - former Pennsylvania congressman < 5
148 Chris Gabrielli - Massachusetts candidate for governor. < 5
149 Bertalan de Nemethy - show jumping coach for the United States Equestrian Team (1955–1980) < 5
150 Bela Lugosi < 5
151 Gábor Szabó - jazz guitarist < 5

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