ACTOR

Cary Grant

1904 - 1986

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Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English-American actor. He was known for his Mid-Atlantic accent, debonair demeanor, lighthearted approach to acting, and sense of comic timing. He was one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cary Grant has received more than 22,106,092 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Cary Grant is the 335th most popular actor (down from 67th in 2019), the 439th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 127th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular British Actor.

Cary Grant is most famous for his leading roles in "North by Northwest" and "Charade."

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among ACTORS

Among actors, Cary Grant ranks 335 out of 13,578Before him are Telly Savalas, Ralph Fiennes, Lola Montez, Matthew Perry, Val Kilmer, and Martin Landau. After him are Charles Dance, Joan Crawford, Oona O'Neill, Robert Hossein, Penélope Cruz, and Harold Ramis.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Cary Grant ranks 25Before him are René Lacoste, Pavel Cherenkov, Hans Albert Einstein, Harry Martinson, Louis Néel, and Glenn Miller. After him are Joan Crawford, Luis Carrero Blanco, Witold Gombrowicz, John Hicks, Werner Forssmann, and Antonín Novotný. Among people deceased in 1986, Cary Grant ranks 21Before him are Urho Kekkonen, Henry Moore, Celâl Bayar, Jaroslav Seifert, Edward Adelbert Doisy, and Georgia O'Keeffe. After him are Albert Szent-Györgyi, James Rainwater, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Erich Koch, Samora Machel, and Alva Myrdal.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cary Grant ranks 439 out of 8,785Before him are Ralph Fiennes (1962), Isaac Barrow (1631), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Elizabeth Blackwell (1821), Richard Attenborough (1923), and Ronald Coase (1910). After him are Marie of Romania (1875), Charles Dance (1946), Robert Falcon Scott (1868), William Pitt the Younger (1759), Joan Clarke (1917), and Robert Walpole (1676).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Cary Grant ranks 53Before him are Kenneth Branagh (1960), Ian Holm (1931), Daniel Craig (1968), Bob Hoskins (1942), Sam Neill (1947), and Ralph Fiennes (1962). After him are Charles Dance (1946), David Niven (1910), John Rhys-Davies (1944), Tim Curry (1946), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), and Kate Winslet (1975).

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