ACTOR

Christopher Lee

1922 - 2015

Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly seven decades, Lee was well known for portraying villains and became best known for his role as Count Dracula in a sequence of Hammer Horror films, a typecasting he always lamented. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Lee has received more than 8,985,471 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 47th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 9.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 97

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Christopher Lee ranks 46 out of 8,832Before him are Gina Lollobrigida, Ingrid Bergman, Dustin Hoffman, Jean Reno, Vivien Leigh, and Michael Douglas. After him are Grace Kelly, Harrison Ford, Steven Seagal, Rutger Hauer, Katharine Hepburn, and Marcello Mastroianni.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1922, Christopher Lee ranks 5Before him are Stan Lee, Yitzhak Rabin, José Saramago, and Pier Paolo Pasolini. After him are Thomas Kuhn, Norodom Sihanouk, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Erich Hartmann, and Jack Kerouac. Among people deceased in 2015, Christopher Lee ranks 5Before him are John Forbes Nash Jr., Lee Kuan Yew, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, and Günter Grass. After him are Omar Sharif, Demis Roussos, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, Süleyman Demirel, and Terry Pratchett.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christopher Lee ranks 96 out of 5,347Before him are Blackbeard (1680), Edward Elgar (1857), George IV of the United Kingdom (1762), George Stephenson (1781), Edward VI of England (1537), and William Harvey (1578). After him are Henry VII of England (1457), H. G. Wells (1866), Ridley Scott (1937), Charlotte Brontë (1816), Aldous Huxley (1894), and William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (1824).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Christopher Lee ranks 6Before him are Charlie Chaplin (1889), Sean Connery (1930), Anthony Hopkins (1937), Richard Burton (1925), and Elizabeth Taylor (1932). After him are Roger Moore (1927), Ian McKellen (1939), Michael Caine (1933), Liam Neeson (1952), Maggie Smith (1934), and Cary Grant (1904).