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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Courtney Love, actress and musician 8283
2 Linus Torvalds, organizer of the Linux operating system kernel 7642
3 Clark Gable, film actor, best known for Gone with the Wind 6471
4 Elliott Smith, musician 6042
5 Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize-winning chemist 5135
6 Katee Sackhoff, actress, Battlestar Galactica (2003) and Bionic Woman (2007) 4403
7 Chuck Palahniuk, writer, author of Fight Club, and idiosyncratic guide to Portland, Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon 4378
8 Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, Futurama and Life In Hell 3718
9 Sam Elliott, actor 3321
10 Mel Blanc, voice actor best known as voice of Bugs Bunny 2864
11 William Hurt, Academy Award winning actor 2702
12 Tonya Harding, controversial figure skater and boxer 2646
13 Gus Van Sant, filmmaker 2495
14 Roddy Piper, professional wrestler 2491
15 Mark Rothko, artist 2478
16 Sally Struthers, actress 2384
17 Black Francis, musician, and founder of the Pixies 2101
18 Kim Rhodes, actress, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, As the World Turns, Another World 1829
19 Phil Knight, entrepreneur, co-founder of Nike, Inc. 1765
20 Joe Hill, radical labor activist 1743
21 Corin Tucker, musician, guitarist with Sleater-Kinney 1660
22 Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction/fantasy author 1658
23 Douglas Engelbart, inventor of the computer mouse 1623
24 Rebecca Schaeffer, actress, whose murder in 1989 led to anti-stalking laws 1609
25 Tommy Thayer, musician, guitarist for KISS 1224
26 Isaac Brock, co-founder and frontman of Modest Mouse 1164
27 Ana Matronic, singer 1131
28 Lindsay Wagner, actress best known for The Bionic Woman 1042
29 Mitch Pileggi, actor, best known for playing FBI assistant director Walter Skinner on the TV series The X-Files 1036
30 Joey Harrington, NFL quarterback 974
31 Beverly Cleary, children's stories author 969
32 Chris Botti, internationally renowned trumpeter and composer 941
33 Brad Wilk, Portland-born drummer of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave 913
34 Aaron Rowand, professional baseball player for the San Francisco Giants 898
35 Stephen Malkmus, band member of Pavement 880
36 Leanne Marshall, winner of the 5th season of the television series Project Runway. 868
37 Bill Hudson, musician, singer/songwriter, producer 862
38 Carrie Brownstein, musician, guitarist with Sleater-Kinney 835
39 Jean M. Auel, author of The Clan of the Cave Bear 815
40 Dale Murphy, former Atlanta Braves star 753
41 Alex Ross, comic book artist 736
42 Johnnie Ray, musician 697
43 Ward Cunningham, inventor of wiki 683
44 Miranda July, performance artist, filmmaker 645
45 Art Alexakis, member of Everclear 642
46 A. C. Green, former NBA player 597
47 John Reed, journalist 527
48 Jane Powell, actress/singer 526
49 Henry F. Phillips, inventor of the Phillips-head screw 513
50 Brian Michael Bendis, comic book writer 507
51 Meredith Brooks, singer 487
52 Todd Haynes, filmmaker 487
53 The Kingsmen, musicians, best known for "Louie Louie" 479
54 Alex Frost, actor 450
55 Lance Bangs, artist, filmmaker 436
56 Courtney Taylor-Taylor, musician 428
57 Damon Stoudamire, former Portland Trail Blazer, assistant coach for Memphis Grizzlies 410
58 Colin Meloy, musician, singer/songwriter, leader of The Decemberists 409
59 James Beard, food expert 387
60 Max Records, American actor 385
61 Chris Walla, musician, guitarist of Death Cab for Cutie 384
62 Britt Daniel, musician best known as the lead singer of Spoon 370
63 Janet Weiss, musician, drummer with Sleater-Kinney 361
64 Kirk Thornton, notable voice actor 359
65 Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, former MTV VJ 1992-1996 326
66 Johnny Pesky, iconic Boston Red Sox baseball player 325
67 Randal L. Schwartz, author of Perl programming books and magazine articles, and controversially convicted computer criminal 323
68 Anne Schedeen, actress, Alf 315
69 Joe Sacco, graphic novel journalist 315
70 Richard Diebenkorn, painter 301
71 List of people from Oregon 269
72 Mark Hudson, musician, singer/songwriter, producer 257
73 Don Miller, author 256
74 Will Vinton, claymation animator 241
75 Scout Niblett, musician 238
76 Mike Dunleavy, Jr., Jesuit H.S. and NBA Indiana Pacers player 234
77 Craig Thompson, graphic novelist 228
78 Garner Ted Armstrong, televangelist 223
79 Fred Jones, former Portland Trail Blazers player, 2004 NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Champion 216
80 Minor White, influential photographer 214
81 Harry Everett Smith, archivist, ethnomusicologist 204
82 Jona Bechtolt, musician 204
83 Greg Rucka, novelist and comic book writer 202
84 Mickey Lolich, major league baseball pitcher 200
85 Terry Baker, athlete, 1962 Heisman trophy winner, attorney 191
86 Katie Harman, Miss America 2002 188
87 Storm Large, singer, fronts the band Storm and the Balls, contestant on Rock Star: Supernova 188
88 Dick Fosbury, high jumper, inventor of the Fosbury Flop 176
89 Dallas McKennon, voice actor best known as voices of Gumby, Pokey, Archie Andrews, Tony the Tiger 168
90 Mel Renfro, defensive back for Dallas Cowboys 163
91 Salim Stoudamire, Atlanta Hawks NBA player 162
92 Brad Fitzpatrick, creator of LiveJournal 150
93 James Gleason, Hollywood character actor and writer 150
94 John Callahan, cartoonist 147
95 Louise Bryant, journalist and writer 146
96 Lou Harrison, composer 145
97 Scott Coffey, filmmaker, writer, and actor 140
98 Mike and Brian McMenamin, brewpub owners 139
99 Ona Munson, actress in Gone with the Wind 139
100 Earl Blumenauer, Democratic U.S. representative 136
101 William Stafford, poet 136
102 Thom Bray, Riptide actor 125
103 Michael Doleac, former NBA player 125
104 Galen Rupp, Olympic distance runner 120
105 Matt Hollywood, musician 118
106 Goli Ameri, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs 117
107 Terrell Brandon, NBA all star 111
108 Gary Jarman, musician, singer/songwriter 106
109 Peter Jacobsen, golfer 102
110 Pietro Belluschi, architect 101
111 C. Gordon Fullerton, astronaut and member of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 99
112 Mel Brown, R&B and jazz drummer 94
113 Tiffeny Milbrett, U.S. soccer player 93
114 Thomas M. Lauderdale, musician, Pink Martini 90
115 Larry Crane, publisher of Tape Op 87
116 Angela Via, singer/songwriter 80
117 Shannon MacMillan, U.S. soccer player 80
118 Simon Benson, philanthropist, logging innovator 79
119 ILLmacuLate, musician 78
120 Brett Hudson, musician, singer/songwriter, producer 77
121 Katherine Dunn, author, Geek Love 77
122 Carlton Mellick III, bizarro fiction author 71
123 Martin Wong, Portland-born painter 68
124 Tom Spanbauer, author 67
125 Zoe Trope, teenage author 65
126 Valerie Day, member of Nu Shooz 60
127 Rick Emerson, radio personality 54
128 Phillip Margolin, writer and lawyer 53
129 Curtis Salgado, soul singer 52
130 Abigail Scott Duniway, radical, suffragist, and publisher/editor of Portland newspaper The New Northwest 52
131 Matthew Stadler, author 52
132 Clive Charles, soccer coach 48
133 James Mercer, musician, singer/songwriter, leader of The Shins 46
134 Jack Ohman, American editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian. 44
135 Tom Potter, former police chief and mayor (2005-2008) 39
136 Ernest Haycox, writer 37
137 Chris Johanson, artist 37
138 Danny Simon, television writer 35
139 Bob Mionske, attorney and former Olympic and professional bicycle racer 34
140 Louis Kaufman, violinist 34
141 Michael Totten, writer, foreign correspondent 33
142 Bosko 33
143 Dan Schmid, musician 32
144 Walt Curtis, poet and novelist 32
145 Brad Cloepfil, architect 31
146 Harrell Fletcher, artist 29
147 Lee Morse, Jazz/blues singer/songwriter, Broadway actress of the 1920s-1940s. 29
148 Justin Rattner, Intel Executive 29
149 Becca Bernstein, artist 28
150 Norman Leyden, arranger, conductor, clarinetist 27
151 Dan Cunneen, musician 27
152 Richard A. Lovett, science fiction author 26
153 Blair Mastbaum, novelist of Clay's Way and Us Ones In Between. 25
154 William W. Chapman, U.S. politician 25
155 Marie Watt, contemporary sculptor 24
156 Rozz Rezabek, punk pioneer and vocalist for early Negative Trend and Theatre of Sheep 24
157 Lance Blankenship, retired Major League Baseball player and World Series Champion 24
158 Obo Addy, worldbeat musician 23
159 Thomas J. Autzen, plywood manufacturing innovator, Autzen Stadium benefactor 22
160 Elizabeth Furse, U.S. Congresswoman 22
161 John H. Couch, sea captain and early merchant who platted the Portland's NW alphabet district 21
162 Michael Allen Harrison, musician 21
163 Rick Rydell, outdoors writer, novelist, and radio talk show host 20
164 Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor 19
165 Jack Faust, attorney and host of KATU's Town Hall 19
166 Stewart Holbrook, author and artist 19
167 George Harry Mullin, PPCLI VC MM, World War l veteran and Victoria Cross winner 18
168 Ernst Skarstedt, Swedish born author 18
169 Chuck Currie, United Church of Christ clergy and long-time homeless advocate 16
170 Marie Equi, physician and anarchist 15
171 Paul deLay, blues harmonica player 15
172 Anthony Wynn, author 14
173 Boaz Frankel, host and creator of Clips & Quips 14
174 Joseph Buford Cox, chainsaw chain inventor 13
175 Jeff Jahn, curator, critic and artist 13
176 Ben Hur Lampman, writer, editor at The Oregonian, Oregon poet laureate 13
177 Raina Rose, folksinger 13
178 Chuck Bown and Jim Bown, NASCAR drivers 13
179 Jacob Golden, musician 13
180 Orlando Plummer, physician and politician 12
181 Farel Dalrymple, comic book artist 11
182 Dana Heitman, musician 10
183 Rodney Glisan, U.S. Army surgeon on the Oregon frontier 10
184 Sean Healy, artist multimedia 10
185 E. Henry Wemme, businessman 10
186 Dan Steffan, cartoonist 9
187 Brad Adkins, artist 9
188 Henry Waldo Coe, frontier physician and politician 8
189 Shirley Adele Field, Oregon legislator and judge 8
190 Sally Haley, artist and painter 7
191 Tom Cramer, artist 7
192 Michael Paul Oman-Reagan, artist 7
193 Dick Egan, baseball player 6
194 Cris Moss, curator and artist 5
195 Michael Curry, costume designer for The Lion King, and designer of the 2002 and 1996 Olympics opening ceremonies < 5
196 Rex Barber, WWII Pilot/Ace < 5
197 Steve Havelka, creator of Pokey the Penguin < 5
198 Ahmad Rashad, former NFL player, television personality < 5
199 Walter "Walt" Dawson, political lobbyist < 5
200 Peter Holmstrom, musician < 5
201 Jon Micah Sumrall, lead singer of the Christian rock band Kutless < 5
202 Robert Lee Ghormley, World War II naval officer < 5

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