ACTOR

Aidan Gillen

1968 - Today

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Aidan Murphy (born 24 April 1968), better known as Aidan Gillen (Irish: Aodhán Ó Giolláin), is an Irish actor. He is known for his film and television roles including Stuart Alan Jones in the Channel 4 series Queer as Folk (1999–2000), Tommy Carcetti in the HBO series The Wire (2004–2008), John Boy in the RTÉ series Love/Hate (2010–2011), Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2017), CIA operative Bill Wilson in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Janson in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), Aberama Gold in the BBC One series Peaky Blinders (2017–2019), Queen's manager John Reid in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), and Dr. J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aidan Gillen has received more than 7,613,364 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Aidan Gillen is the 1,644th most popular actor (down from 1,437th in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Ireland (down from 84th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Irish Actor.

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  • 7.6M

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  • 64.60

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  • 44

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  • 4.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Aidan Gillen ranks 1,644 out of 10,030Before him are Allison Janney, Emily Blunt, Mary-Louise Parker, Laura Betti, Maggie Cheung, and Ghita Nørby. After him are Katherine MacGregor, Blake Lively, Philip Baker Hall, John Aniston, Liev Schreiber, and Rishi Kapoor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1968, Aidan Gillen ranks 51Before him are Thom Yorke, DJ BoBo, Toni Kukoč, Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Stefan Effenberg, and Chris McCandless. After him are Larry Sanger, Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, Gary Coleman, Helena Christensen, Euronymous, and Tracy Morgan.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Aidan Gillen ranks 92 out of 460Before him are Saint Kilian (640), Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh (1769), Vergilius of Salzburg (700), Peter Lacy (1678), Andrew Graham (1815), and Grace O'Malley (1530). After him are Arthur Guinness (1725), Conor McGregor (1988), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), Roger Casement (1864), Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope (1883), and Patrick Pearse (1879).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Aidan Gillen ranks 16Before him are Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Colin Farrell (1976), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), David Kelly (1929), and Edward Mulhare (1923). After him are Fionnula Flanagan (1941), Brenda Fricker (1945), Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977), Liam Cunningham (1961), Fiona Shaw (1958), and Dan O'Herlihy (1919).

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