Celia Johnson

1908 - 1982

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Dame Celia Elizabeth Johnson, (18 December 1908 – 26 April 1982) was an English actress, whose career included stage, television and film known for her roles in the films In Which We Serve (1942), This Happy Breed (1944), Brief Encounter (1945) and The Captain's Paradise (1953). For Brief Encounter, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Celia Johnson has received more than 571,550 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Celia Johnson is the 5,796th most popular actor (down from 5,185th in 2019), the 4,359th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,761st in 2019) and the 713th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Celia Johnson ranks 5,796 out of 10,030Before her are Nick Frost, Beate Eriksen, Leila Hatami, Frank Dillane, Joe E. Brown, and Nana Mizuki. After her are Curt Lowens, W. Morgan Sheppard, Angelababy, Jerry Trainor, Adrian Pasdar, and Clovis Cornillac.

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Among people born in 1908, Celia Johnson ranks 305Before her are György Bródy, Albert Scherrer, Branislav Hrnjiček, Raymond Scott, Merna Kennedy, and Theodore Roethke. After her are Tom Tully, Bram Fischer, Félix Welkenhuysen, Lilian Bond, David Marshall, and Carl Shy. Among people deceased in 1982, Celia Johnson ranks 217Before her are Ed Hamm, Reta Shaw, Paul Lynde, Kenneth Rexroth, Gopal Swarup Pathak, and Dorothy Round. After her are William Cameron Townsend, Ruth First, Rab Butler, Virginia Fox, Tom Tully, and Arthur Lowe.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Celia Johnson ranks 4,359 out of 6,924Before her are Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860), Thomas Lodge (1558), Nick Frost (1972), Maxim (1967), Philip Selway (1967), and Frank Dillane (1991). After her are W. Morgan Sheppard (1932), Richey Edwards (1967), Reginald McKenna (1863), Stephen Merchant (1974), Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823), and Spottiswoode Aitken (1868).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Celia Johnson ranks 713Before her are Polly Walker (1966), Jaime Murray (1976), Diana Wynyard (1906), Talulah Riley (1985), Nick Frost (1972), and Frank Dillane (1991). After her are W. Morgan Sheppard (1932), Spottiswoode Aitken (1868), Sonya Walger (1974), Rebecca Mader (1977), Max Minghella (1985), and Tom Payne (1982).

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