David Hemmings

1941 - 2003

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David Edward Leslie Hemmings (18 November 1941 – 3 December 2003) was an English actor, director, producer, and singer-songwriter. He co-founded the Hemdale Film Corporation in 1967. Considered an icon of the "Groovy London" pop cultural movement, Hemmings is best remembered for his roles in British films and television programmes of the 1960s and 70s, particularly the 1966 mystery film Blowup, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Hemmings has received more than 1,064,267 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). David Hemmings is the 1,059th most popular actor (down from 952nd in 2019), the 1,239th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,184th in 2019) and the 155th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, David Hemmings ranks 1,059 out of 10,030. Before him are David Graf, Jessica Alba, Beau Bridges, Aaron Eckhart, Rami Malek, and Silvia Pinal. After him are Christiane F., John Nettles, Susan Sullivan, Kathleen Turner, Tchéky Karyo, and Karin Schubert.

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Among people born in 1941, David Hemmings ranks 114Before him are Ole Nydahl, Nona Gaprindashvili, Abdelkader Bensalah, Sérgio Mendes, Beau Bridges, and Karl Barry Sharpless. After him are Barbet Schroeder, David Gross, Eduardo Duhalde, David Warner, Raúl Ruiz, and M. Stanley Whittingham. Among people deceased in 2003, David Hemmings ranks 66Before him are Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Anna Lindh, Carlo Urbani, Moktar Ould Daddah, Monique Wittig, and Elem Klimov. After him are Ilan Ramon, Uday Hussein, Michael P. Anderson, Michael Jeter, Rubén González, and Alan Bates.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Hemmings ranks 1,239 out of 6,924. Before him are Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), Alexander of Hales (1175), Robert Catesby (1573), John of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Bedford (1389), William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (1720), and John Gay (1685). After him are Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (1936), John Nettles (1943), Robert Southey (1774), Mick Taylor (1949), Thomas Hodgkin (1798), and E. P. Thompson (1924).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, David Hemmings ranks 155Before him are Frank Oz (1944), Sydney Chaplin (1885), Eddie Redmayne (1982), Jill Ireland (1936), Emily Watson (1967), and Vinnie Jones (1965). After him are John Nettles (1943), Alfred Molina (1953), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), Martin Freeman (1971), Hannah Chaplin (1865), and Julian Glover (1935).

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