Billie Whitelaw

1932 - 2014

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Billie Honor Whitelaw (6 June 1932 – 21 December 2014) was an English actress. She worked in close collaboration with Irish playwright Samuel Beckett for 25 years and was regarded as one of the foremost interpreters of his works. She was also known for her portrayal of Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billie Whitelaw has received more than 1,423,063 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Billie Whitelaw is the 3,745th most popular actor (up from 3,860th in 2019), the 3,028th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,157th in 2019) and the 445th most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Billie Whitelaws by language

Over the past year Billie Whitelaw has had the most page views in the with 182,033 views, followed by Italian (8,957), and Spanish (7,693). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (84.29%), Japanese (63.53%), and Kurdish (Sorani) (60.93%)


Among actors, Billie Whitelaw ranks 3,745 out of 13,578Before her are Branscombe Richmond, Sally Kellerman, Ron Silver, Stanislav Lyubshin, Peppino De Filippo, and Ernst Deutsch. After her are Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Jobyna Ralston, Mikhail Pugovkin, L. Scott Caldwell, Michael Gross, and John Diehl.

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Among people born in 1932, Billie Whitelaw ranks 281Before her are Medea Abrahamyan, Kalyan Singh, Sanpei Shirato, Princess Margarita of Baden, Olga Fikotová, and Michel Leblond. After her are Tormod Knutsen, Edward Hardwicke, Otto Schily, Otis Davis, Antonio Roma, and Sígfrid Gràcia. Among people deceased in 2014, Billie Whitelaw ranks 247Before her are Sue Townsend, Glen A. Larson, Antoine Duhamel, Martin Špegelj, Gundi Busch, and Brian Hart. After her are Valentin Mankin, Bruno Zumino, Bel Kaufman, Marilyn Burns, Ichirō Nagai, and Bernard Agré.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billie Whitelaw ranks 3,028 out of 8,785Before her are Alan Brown (1919), Princess Louisa of Great Britain (1749), Donald Watson (1910), John Lilburne (1614), Allan Ramsay (1713), and Jerome Flynn (1963). After her are Fred Pentland (1883), David Almond (1951), Martin McDonagh (1970), Stephen Wolfram (1959), Anthony Harvey (1930), and John Keegan (1934).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Billie Whitelaw ranks 445Before her are Hermione Baddeley (1906), Mark Sheppard (1964), Ronald Lacey (1935), Alan Young (1919), Michael Gothard (1939), and Brian Blessed (1936). After her are Naveen Andrews (1969), Edward Hardwicke (1932), Felicity Jones (1983), Gladys Cooper (1888), Steve Marriott (1947), and Jeremy Northam (1961).

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