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Alun Armstrong

1946 - Today

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Alan Armstrong (born 1946), known professionally as Alun Armstrong, is an English character actor. He grew up in County Durham in North East England, and first became interested in acting through Shakespeare productions at his grammar school. Since his career began in the early 1970s, he has played, in his words, "the full spectrum of characters from the grotesque to musicals... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alun Armstrong has received more than 2,818,727 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Alun Armstrong is the 4,521st most popular actor (down from 4,225th in 2019), the 3,545th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,451st in 2019) and the 564th most popular British Actor.

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  • 46.37

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  • 19

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  • 2.26

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  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Alun Armstrong ranks 4,521 out of 9,996Before him are Ilaria Occhini, Gary Dourdan, Darry Cowl, Kim Joo-hyuk, Emmanuelle Chriqui, and Javier Cámara. After him are Kathy Najimy, Jack LaLanne, Bebe Neuwirth, Rosie O'Donnell, Eve Arden, and Christian Bach.

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Among people born in 1946, Alun Armstrong ranks 453Before him are Bernard Dowiyogo, Julie Garwood, Graham Gouldman, Aleksandr Gorshkov, Hervé Revelli, and Edgar Winter. After him are José Guilherme Baldocchi, Ernesto Pérez Balladares, Flossie Wong-Staal, Erkki Tuomioja, Natalya Arinbasarova, and Stephen Hunter.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alun Armstrong ranks 3,545 out of 7,765Before him are John Marshall (1748), Susan George (1950), Thomas Campbell Eyton (1809), Sandy Denny (1947), Linus Roache (1964), and Henry Bird (1830). After him are Alfred Ewing (1855), William Elford Leach (1791), Jenny Agutter (1952), Julian Richings (1955), William Shanks (1812), and Neil Bartlett (1932).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Alun Armstrong ranks 564Before him are Amira Casar (1971), Simon McBurney (1957), Kelly Macdonald (1976), Lesley Nicol (1953), Susan George (1950), and Linus Roache (1964). After him are Jenny Agutter (1952), Julian Richings (1955), Kevin McKidd (1973), Donald Sumpter (1943), Catherine McCormack (1972), and Maud Gonne (1866).

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