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Brian Cox

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Brian Denis Cox (born 1 June 1946) is a Scottish actor. A classically trained Shakespearean actor, he is known for leading performances on stage and television, as well as supporting roles in film. His many awards and nominations include two Laurence Olivier Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award as well as a nomination for a British Academy Television Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Cox has received more than 215,824 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Brian Cox is the 777th most popular actor (down from 723rd in 2019), the 938th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 901st in 2019) and the 121st most popular British Actor.

Brian Cox is a British physicist, professor, and television presenter. He is most famous for his work on the BBC series Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe.

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  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Brian Cox ranks 777 out of 9,996Before him are Raj Kapoor, Sara Montiel, Jill Ireland, Barbara Bel Geddes, David Duchovny, and Fernanda Montenegro. After him are Cesar Romero, Robin Wright, Frank Langella, Kathryn Joosten, Jean-Claude Brialy, and Helen Hunt.

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Among people born in 1946, Brian Cox ranks 104Before him are John Heard, Pete Postlethwaite, Stefania Sandrelli, Steve Biko, Marilyn vos Savant, and Aziz Sancar. After him are Robert J. Shiller, Semion Mogilevich, Janet Yellen, Marisa Paredes, Paul L. Modrich, and Xanana Gusmão.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Cox ranks 938 out of 7,765Before him are Dylan Thomas (1914), Alan Watts (1915), Derek Barton (1918), Jill Ireland (1936), William Huggins (1824), and Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766). After him are John Tenniel (1820), Orlando Bloom (1977), Arthur Hailey (1920), Desmond Morris (1928), Susan Boyle (1961), and Charles Scott Sherrington (1952).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Brian Cox ranks 121Before him are Natasha Richardson (1963), Jim Broadbent (1949), Ewan McGregor (1971), Stephen Boyd (1931), Oliver Reed (1938), and Jill Ireland (1936). After him are Orlando Bloom (1977), Michael Palin (1943), Ian McDiarmid (1944), Denholm Elliott (1922), Eric Idle (1943), and Michael York (1942).

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