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Alison Steadman

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Alison Steadman (born 26 August 1946) is an English actress. She received the 1991 National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress for the Mike Leigh film Life Is Sweet and the 1993 Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role as Mari in the original production of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. In a 2007 Channel 4 poll, the ‘50 Greatest Actors’ voted for by other actors, she was ranked 42.Steadman made her professional stage debut in 1968 and went on to establish her career in Mike Leigh's 1970s TV plays Nuts in May (1976) and Abigail's Party (1977). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alison Steadman has received more than 2,495,190 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Alison Steadman is the 1,432nd most popular actor (up from 1,827th in 2019), the 1,516th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,874th in 2019) and the 210th most popular British Actor.

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  • 17

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  • 7.75

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  • 1.37

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Among actors, Alison Steadman ranks 1,432 out of 9,996Before her are Peter Coyote, Krister Henriksson, Billy Connolly, Joseph Wiseman, Ellen Pompeo, and Song Joong-ki. After her are Charles Durning, Peter Graves, Gloria Foster, Paul Sorvino, Barbara Sukowa, and Piper Laurie.

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Among people born in 1946, Alison Steadman ranks 165Before her are Francisco Varela, Craig Venter, Jesualdo Ferreira, Tina Aumont, Alejandro Toledo, and Krister Henriksson. After her are Jan Kodeš, Ian McDonald, Peter Sutcliffe, Sue Lyon, Joe Dante, and Ahmed Faras.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alison Steadman ranks 1,516 out of 7,765Before her are John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834), Vita Sackville-West (1892), David Garrick (1717), Billy Connolly (1942), Constantine II of Scotland (801), and Jasper Tudor (1431). After her are Roger Hodgson (1950), Joan Hickson (1906), William Prout (1785), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), David Hemmings (1941), and E. P. Thompson (1924).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Alison Steadman ranks 210Before her are Andrew Lincoln (1973), Martin Freeman (1971), Jared Harris (1961), Ciarán Hinds (1953), David Garrick (1717), and Billy Connolly (1942). After her are Joan Hickson (1906), David Hemmings (1941), James Faulkner (1948), Jim Carter (1948), Ben Cross (1947), and Channing Tatum (1980).

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