David Kelly

1929 - 2012

David Kelly

David Kelly (11 July 1929 – 12 February 2012) was an Irish actor who had regular roles in several film and television works from the 1950s onwards. One of the most recognisable voices and faces of Irish stage and screen, Kelly was known for his roles as Rashers Tierney in Strumpet City, Cousin Enda in Me Mammy, the builder Mr O'Reilly in Fawlty Towers, Albert Riddle in Robin's Nest, and Grandpa Joe in the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Kelly has received more than 58,879 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,144th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 59k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, David Kelly ranks 1,134 out of 8,832Before him are Vinnie Jones, Sylvia Miles, Katrina Kaif, Chris Noth, Bill Bixby, and Madeleine Stowe. After him are Zoe Saldana, Bridget Fonda, Sarah Wayne Callies, François Périer, Andy Lau, and Richard Bull.

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Among people born in 1929, David Kelly ranks 124Before him are Branko Zebec, Édouard Balladur, Vic Morrow, Vasily Shukshin, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, and Benny Golson. After him are Jaakko Hintikka, Anne Ramsey, Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Claude Goretta, Carlos Lacoste, and Sixten Jernberg. Among people deceased in 2012, David Kelly ranks 88Before him are Carl Johan Bernadotte, Paul L. Smith, Santiago Carrillo, Teófilo Stevenson, Manuel Fraga, and Malam Bacai Sanhá. After him are Warda Al-Jazairia, Miljan Miljanić, Sixten Jernberg, Meles Zenawi, Alfred Schmidt, and Félix Miélli Venerando.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, David Kelly ranks 69 out of 366Before him are Mary Robinson (1944), Brigid of Kildare (451), Colin Farrell (1976), Eystein II of Norway (1125), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), and George Johnstone Stoney (1826). After him are J. D. Bernal (1901), George Francis FitzGerald (1851), Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie (1810), Patrick Pearse (1879), Brian Cowen (1960), and Arthur Guinness (1725).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, David Kelly ranks 13Before him are Maureen O'Hara (1920), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bernard Lee (1908), Cillian Murphy (1976), and Colin Farrell (1976). After him are Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Edward Mulhare (1923), Aidan Gillen (1968), Liam Cunningham (1961), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977).