David Thewlis

1963 - Today

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David Wheeler (born 20 March 1963), known professionally as David Thewlis (), is an English actor, author, director, and screenwriter. He rose to prominence starring in the film Naked (1993), for which he won the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor. His most commercially successful roles to date have been Remus Lupin in the Harry Potter film series (2004–2011) and Sir Patrick Morgan / Ares in Wonder Woman (2017). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Thewlis has received more than 7,975,256 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). David Thewlis is the 1,162nd most popular actor (up from 1,256th in 2019), the 1,330th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,472nd in 2019) and the 170th most popular British Actor.

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  • 8.0M

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  • 66.55

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  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, David Thewlis ranks 1,162 out of 10,030Before him are Idris Elba, Ashley Judd, Robert Ryan, William Petersen, Claire Bloom, and Lena Headey. After him are Kate Capshaw, Steven Berkoff, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Victor McLaglen, Barbara Bouchet, and Agnes Moorehead.

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Among people born in 1963, David Thewlis ranks 53Before him are Lolo Ferrari, Karl Malone, Dunga, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Charles Barkley, and Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo. After him are Hakeem Olajuwon, Geert Wilders, Roberto Donadoni, Satoshi Kon, Pierre Nkurunziza, and Gaspar Noé.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, David Thewlis ranks 1,330 out of 6,924Before him are Andrew Lincoln (1973), Idris Elba (1972), John Boyd Orr (1880), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), Claire Bloom (1931), and Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766). After him are Michael Scot (1175), Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (1375), Steven Berkoff (1937), Ed Miliband (1969), Victor McLaglen (1886), and Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1623).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, David Thewlis ranks 170Before him are David Warner (1941), Stephen Fry (1957), Rosemary Harris (1927), Andrew Lincoln (1973), Idris Elba (1972), and Claire Bloom (1931). After him are Steven Berkoff (1937), Victor McLaglen (1886), Jared Harris (1961), Marina Berti (1924), Emilia Clarke (1986), and David Bradley (1942).

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