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David McCallum

1933 - 2023

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David Keith McCallum (19 September 1933 – 25 September 2023) was a Scottish actor and musician. He gained wide recognition in the 1960s for playing secret agent Illya Kuryakin in the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. His other notable television roles include Simon Carter in Colditz (1972–1974) and Steel in Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982). Beginning in 2003, McCallum gained renewed international popularity for his role as NCIS medical examiner Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David McCallum has received more than 11,152,683 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). David McCallum is the 648th most popular actor (down from 642nd in 2019), the 804th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 797th in 2019) and the 100th most popular British Actor.

David McCallum is most famous for his portrayal of the British secret agent, Illya Kuryakin, in the 1960s television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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  • 11M

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  • 60.89

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, David McCallum ranks 648 out of 9,996Before him are Scott Wilson, Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Montgomery, Andrew Garfield, Morgan Fairchild, and Wentworth Miller. After him are Philip Seymour Hoffman, J. K. Simmons, Idina Menzel, Bruce Dern, Max Linder, and Jeroen Krabbé.

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Among people born in 1933, David McCallum ranks 69Before him are Edmund Phelps, Henryk Górecki, Tomislav Ivić, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Antonio Negri, and Elizabeth Montgomery. After him are Mathieu Kérékou, Cormac McCarthy, Robert Curl, John Mayall, Joan Collins, and Liliana Cavani. Among people deceased in 2023, David McCallum ranks 44Before him are Alain Touraine, Lucile Randon, William Friedkin, Pervez Musharraf, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and John B. Goodenough. After him are Ivan Silayev, Astrud Gilberto, Cormac McCarthy, Gordon Moore, Dick Fosbury, and Karel Schwarzenberg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David McCallum ranks 804 out of 7,765Before him are Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689), John Vane (1927), Wentworth Miller (1972), Edgar F. Codd (1923), Rob Roy MacGregor (1671), and Francis Hutcheson (1694). After him are Oliver Smithies (1925), Prince John of the United Kingdom (1905), Rodney Robert Porter (1917), Edward Burne-Jones (1833), Robert FitzRoy (1805), and William Bateson (1861).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, David McCallum ranks 100Before him are Terence Stamp (1938), Tim Roth (1961), Charles Laughton (1899), Imelda Staunton (1956), John Gielgud (1904), and Wentworth Miller (1972). After him are Rex Harrison (1908), Peter Finch (1916), Bernard Hill (1944), Bernard Lee (1908), Graham Chapman (1941), and Tom Wilkinson (1948).

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