Dawn French

1957 - Today

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Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, comedian, and writer. She is known for writing and starring on the BBC sketch comedy series French and Saunders (1987–2007) with her best friend and comedy partner Jennifer Saunders, and playing the lead role of Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2020). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dawn French has received more than 5,778,200 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Dawn French is the 6,640th most popular actor (down from 5,808th in 2019), the 4,857th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,352nd in 2019) and the 747th most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dawn Frenches by language

Over the past year Dawn French has had the most page views in the with 777,501 views, followed by German (17,956), and French (10,265). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (145.09%), Sundanese (92.39%), and Volapük (71.43%)


Among actors, Dawn French ranks 6,640 out of 13,578Before her are Lee Tae-min, Janet Hubert, Roger L. Jackson, Daniel J. Travanti, Ernie Kovacs, and Lee Jin-wook. After her are Taissa Farmiga, Rob Estes, Beth Fowler, Blanca Suárez, Michael Constantine, and Geraldine Somerville.

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Among people born in 1957, Dawn French ranks 438Before her are Joachim Król, Shari Arison, Ingemar Erlandsson, Yoshio Kato, Bruno Delbonnel, and Zhivko Gospodinov. After her are Paul Steiner, Johnny Lever, Patty Smyth, Marino Lejarreta, Lilli Gruber, and John Ribat.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dawn French ranks 4,857 out of 8,785Before her are Michael Winterbottom (1961), Graeme Obree (1965), Charles Rosher (1885), Mackenzie Bowell (1823), Andrew Ainslie Common (1841), and Æthelberht II of East Anglia (800). After her are Guy Berryman (1978), Derek Kevan (1935), Richard Ashcroft (1971), David Storey (1933), Stuart Baird (1947), and Phil Anderson (1958).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Dawn French ranks 747Before her are Laura Haddock (1985), Geoffrey Hughes (1944), Lynne Frederick (1954), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Anna Friel (1976), and Peter Sallis (1921). After her are Shirley Stelfox (1941), Gia Scala (1934), Diana Wynyard (1906), John Barrowman (1967), Robin Sachs (1951), and Judy Parfitt (1935).

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