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Charles Gray

1928 - 2000

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Charles Gray (born Donald Marshall Gray; 28 August 1928 – 7 March 2000) was an English actor and voice artist who was well known for roles including the arch-villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever; Dikko Henderson in a previous Bond film, You Only Live Twice; Sherlock Holmes's brother Mycroft Holmes in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; and The Criminologist in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Gray has received more than 32,446 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Charles Gray is the 1,679th most popular actor (up from 1,757th in 2019), the 1,705th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,829th in 2019) and the 239th most popular British Actor.

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  • 54.42

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Charles Gray ranks 1,679 out of 9,996Before him are Marta Eggerth, Lois Chiles, Sam Waterston, Cheech Marin, Brigitte Lahaie, and Jeffrey Tambor. After him are Linda Kozlowski, Lil Dagover, Stuart Whitman, Tyne Daly, Elliot Page, and Rupert Grint.

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Among people born in 1928, Charles Gray ranks 172Before him are Wolfhart Pannenberg, Daisaku Ikeda, Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia, Jean Vanier, Édouard Molinaro, and Robert Badinter. After him are Stuart Whitman, Cécile Aubry, Henry Silva, Aleksey Batalov, Laurence Harvey, and Sid Watkins. Among people deceased in 2000, Charles Gray ranks 85Before him are Tito Puente, Patrick O'Brian, Hendrik Casimir, Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia, Steven Runciman, and Richard Farnsworth. After him are Pierre Pflimlin, Rabah Bitat, Andy Hug, Baden Powell, Terence McKenna, and Claude Autant-Lara.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Gray ranks 1,705 out of 7,765Before him are Kate Sheppard (1848), Arthur Tansley (1871), Thomas Cavalier-Smith (1942), John French, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852), Edward Waring (1736), and Kenneth Grahame (1859). After him are John Wetton (1949), Rupert Grint (1988), James Connolly (1868), John Kerr (1824), Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild (1936), and Eystein II of Norway (1125).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Charles Gray ranks 239Before him are Robert Powell (1944), Eileen Essell (1922), Eric Campbell (1880), Wendy Hiller (1912), Elsa Lanchester (1902), and Samantha Eggar (1939). After him are Rupert Grint (1988), Miranda Richardson (1958), James Finlayson (1887), Peter Vaughan (1923), Nell Gwyn (1650), and John Hannah (1962).

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