Christopher Plummer

1929 - 2021

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Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021) was a Canadian actor. His career spanned seven decades, gaining him recognition for his performances in film, stage, and television. He received multiple accolades, including an Academy Award, two Tony Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards, making him the only Canadian recipient of the "Triple Crown of Acting". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Plummer has received more than 18,745,185 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 94 in 2019). Christopher Plummer is the 198th most popular actor (down from 150th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Canada and the 4th most popular Canadian Actor.

Christopher Plummer is most famous for his role as King George VI in the film The King's Speech.

Memorability Metrics

  • 19M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 93

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Christopher Plummers by language

Over the past year Christopher Plummer has had the most page views in the with 1,880,677 views, followed by German (135,984), and Spanish (129,635). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (139.27%), Hawaiian (128.14%), and Venetian (101.27%)


Among actors, Christopher Plummer ranks 198 out of 13,578Before him are Romina Power, Monica Vitti, Jerry Lewis, Harvey Keitel, Geoffrey Rush, and Paulette Goddard. After him are Timothy Dalton, Jeanne Moreau, Annie Girardot, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Suchet, and Rock Hudson.

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Among people born in 1929, Christopher Plummer ranks 25Before him are Frank Gehry, Oriana Fallaci, Peter Higgs, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Max von Sydow, and Sándor Kocsis. After him are Djalma Santos, Tigran Petrosian, James Hong, Sam Nujoma, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and Isamu Akasaki. Among people deceased in 2021, Christopher Plummer ranks 10Before him are Gerd Müller, Albert Bandura, Mikis Theodorakis, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, F. W. de Klerk, and Chun Doo-hwan. After him are Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Charlie Watts, Isamu Akasaki, Carlos Menem, Bernie Madoff, and Desmond Tutu.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Christopher Plummer ranks 13 out of 1,622Before him are James Cameron (1954), Donald Sutherland (1935), Frank Gehry (1929), Erving Goffman (1922), Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), and Alice Munro (1931). After him are Marshall McLuhan (1911), Margaret Atwood (1939), David Cronenberg (1943), James Naismith (1861), Glenn Gould (1932), and Eric Berne (1910).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Christopher Plummer ranks 4Before him are Jim Carrey (1962), Leslie Nielsen (1926), and Donald Sutherland (1935). After him are Michael J. Fox (1961), William Shatner (1931), Pamela Anderson (1967), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Mary Pickford (1892), Ryan Gosling (1980), Lois Maxwell (1927), and Mack Sennett (1880).

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