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. Known for his transatlantic accent, debonair demeanor, light-hearted approach to acting, and sense of comic timing, he was one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men from the 1930s until the mid-1960s. Grant was born and brought up in Bristol, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cary Grant has received more than 15,773,358 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Cary Grant is the 67th most popular actor (up from 101st in 2019), the 127th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 178th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Actor.

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

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  • 77

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  • 5.29

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  • 4.82

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Cary Grant ranks 67 out of 9,996Before him are Rowan Atkinson, Clark Gable, Sharon Tate, Kirk Douglas, Vin Diesel, and Bruce Willis. After him are Jon Voight, Steven Seagal, Christopher Lee, John Wayne, Judy Garland, and Michael Caine.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Cary Grant ranks 7Before him are Salvador Dalí, Deng Xiaoping, Reinhard Heydrich, Pablo Neruda, Dr. Seuss, and Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia. After him are Umberto II of Italy, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Johnny Weissmuller, and Graham Greene. Among people deceased in 1986, Cary Grant ranks 7Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Wallis Simpson, Jorge Luis Borges, Olof Palme, Vyacheslav Molotov, and Andrei Tarkovsky. After him are Frank Herbert, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Mircea Eliade, Tenzing Norgay, Joseph Beuys, and Georgia O'Keeffe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cary Grant ranks 127 out of 7,765Before him are Brian May (1947), Mick Jagger (1943), Lady Godiva (990), Blackbeard (1680), Robert the Bruce (1274), and William Gilbert (1544). After him are Paul Dirac (1902), Christopher Lee (1922), Joseph Priestley (1733), Michael Caine (1933), Henry Purcell (1659), and T. E. Lawrence (1888).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Cary Grant ranks 12Before him are Maggie Smith (1934), Alan Rickman (1946), Ian McKellen (1939), Liam Neeson (1952), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), and Rowan Atkinson (1955). After him are Christopher Lee (1922), Michael Caine (1933), Judi Dench (1934), Charlotte Rampling (1946), Jason Statham (1967), and Helen Mirren (1945).

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