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Anna Neagle

1904 - 1986

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Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox (née Robertson; 20 October 1904 – 3 June 1986), known professionally as Anna Neagle, was an English stage and film actress, singer, and dancer. She was a successful box-office draw in the British cinema for 20 years and was voted the most popular star in Britain in 1949. She was known for providing glamour and sophistication to war-torn London audiences with her lightweight musicals, comedies, and historical dramas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Neagle has received more than 826,639 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Anna Neagle is the 7,500th most popular actor (down from 6,157th in 2019), the 5,189th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,511th in 2019) and the 875th most popular British Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 1.45

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  • 3.97

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Among actors, Anna Neagle ranks 7,500 out of 9,996Before her are Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Laura Vandervoort, Justin Henry, Troy Baker, Taissa Farmiga, and Donna Dixon. After her are Um Ki-joon, Gregory Harrison, Yoon Shi-yoon, Lexa Doig, Joel Gretsch, and Paul Gross.

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Among people born in 1904, Anna Neagle ranks 312Before her are Glenda Farrell, Jan Peerce, Silvio Pietroboni, Sally Rand, Patrick Kavanagh, and J. H. C. Whitehead. After her are Milburn Stone, Virginia Brown Faire, Keith Holyoake, Tom Conway, Alice White, and Steven Geray. Among people deceased in 1986, Anna Neagle ranks 252Before her are Howard Da Silva, James Gentle, Hank Greenberg, Igor Tselovalnikov, Smita Patil, and Chuck McKinley. After her are Bessie Head, Ted Knight, Len Bias, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Jerry Paris, and Martin Gabel.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anna Neagle ranks 5,189 out of 7,765Before her are James Bowen (1979), Calum Scott (1988), Jamie Bamber (1973), Jamie Cullum (1979), John Aston Sr. (1921), and Timothy Gowers (1963). After her are Pat Rice (1949), George Peele (1556), Lalla Ward (1951), David Jacobs (1888), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), and Angela Cartwright (1952).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Anna Neagle ranks 875Before her are Finola Hughes (1959), Juliet Stevenson (1956), Lysette Anthony (1963), Flora Finch (1867), David Harewood (1965), and Jamie Bamber (1973). After her are Lalla Ward (1951), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Angela Cartwright (1952), Hermione Gingold (1897), Paul Cavanagh (1888), and Jack Wild (1952).

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