Billie Whitelaw

1932 - 2014

Photo of Billie Whitelaw

Icon of person Billie Whitelaw

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 937,904 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Billie Whitelaw is the 3,418th most popular actor (up from 3,584th in 2019), the 2,937th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,003rd in 2019) and the 434th most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 940k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Billie Whitelaws by language


Among actors, Billie Whitelaw ranks 3,418 out of 10,030Before her are John Krasinski, Pia Zadora, Jack Oakie, Rose Byrne, Michael Wilding, and Debra Jo Rupp. After her are Oleg Anofriyev, Joan Hackett, Robert Walker, Virginia Rappe, Phylicia Rashad, and René Navarre.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1932, Billie Whitelaw ranks 266Before her are Paulinho de Almeida, Peter Blake, Robert B. Parker, Phyllida Law, Robert Taylor, and Walter Cunningham. After her are Jay Miner, Paul R. Ehrlich, Geoff Bent, Tiny Tim, Franca Raimondi, and John Vernon. Among people deceased in 2014, Billie Whitelaw ranks 232Before her are Mango, Joachim Fuchsberger, Victor J. Stenger, Halet Çambel, Warren Clarke, and György Lázár. After her are Simón Díaz, Bernard Agré, Pino Cerami, Gough Whitlam, Arnoldo Foà, and Pierre Bec.

Others Born in 1932

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2014

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billie Whitelaw ranks 2,937 out of 6,924Before her are Theo James (1984), Charles Crichton (1910), Edwin Atherstone (1788), Mike Parkes (1931), Michael Wilding (1912), and Gregory Winter (1951). After her are Graeme Souness (1953), Len Deighton (1929), Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey (1768), Mike Spence (1936), Trevor Pinnock (1946), and Dorian Yates (1962).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Billie Whitelaw ranks 434Before her are John Thaw (1942), Simon McBurney (1957), David Walliams (1971), Mark Lindsay Chapman (1954), Theo James (1984), and Michael Wilding (1912). After her are Edward Woodward (1930), Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Toby Stephens (1969), Robert Stephens (1931), Hayley Mills (1946), and Ben Barnes (1981).

Television and Movie Roles