ACTOR

Ben Cross

1947 - 2020

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Harry Bernard Cross (16 December 1947 – 18 August 2020) was an English stage and film actor, best known for his portrayal of the British Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire and as the fictional ambassador Sarek in the 2009 film Star Trek. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Cross has received more than 1,507,662 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ben Cross is the 792nd most popular actor (up from 2,608th in 2019), the 987th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,473rd in 2019) and the 124th most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Ben Cross ranks 792 out of 10,030. Before him are Oskar Werner, Wade Williams, Dominique Sanda, Maria Schneider, Rod Taylor, and Shirley Knight. After him are Jack Black, Yvette Guilbert, Claudia Mori, Christian Clavier, Steve Carell, and Michael Madsen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1947, Ben Cross ranks 70Before him are Aaron Ciechanover, Mohammad Najibullah, Jeffrey DeMunn, Linda B. Buck, Mitt Romney, and Peter Sloterdijk. After him are Meat Loaf, Carla Del Ponte, Yukio Hatoyama, Cozy Powell, Temple Grandin, and Mustafa Akıncı. Among people deceased in 2020, Ben Cross ranks 98Before him are Masatoshi Koshiba, David Prowse, Linda Cristal, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Lee Konitz, and Shirley Knight. After him are Fred Willard, Margaret Burbidge, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Abdul Halim Khaddam, Bobby Morrow, and Moussa Traoré.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ben Cross ranks 987 out of 6,924. Before him are Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519), George Shaw (1751), Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), Lee Child (1954), Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), and William Huggins (1824). After him are Aphra Behn (1640), John Vane (1927), John Tenniel (1820), Gilbert Ryle (1900), Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861), and Woodes Rogers (1679).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ben Cross ranks 124Before him are Sebastian Shaw (1905), James Mason (1909), David Prowse (1935), Kim Cattrall (1956), Dirk Bogarde (1921), and Jeremy Brett (1933). After him are Kenny Baker (1934), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), Michael Palin (1943), Hugh Griffith (1912), Margaret Rutherford (1892), and Clive Owen (1964).

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