Denholm Elliott

1922 - 1992

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Denholm Mitchell Elliott, (31 May 1922 – 6 October 1992) was an English actor, with more than 125 film and television credits. His well-known roles include the abortionist in Alfie (1966), Marcus Brody in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Coleman in Trading Places (1983), and Mr Emerson in A Room with a View (1985). Elliott earned critical acclaim in his later career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denholm Elliott has received more than 2,461,733 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Denholm Elliott is the 918th most popular actor (down from 732nd in 2019), the 1,117th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 982nd in 2019) and the 140th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Denholm Elliott ranks 918 out of 10,030Before him are James Gandolfini, Kurt Gerron, Danny Kaye, Jean-Claude Pascal, Coluche, and Türkan Şoray. After him are Helen Hayes, Elisabeth Shue, Isabel Sarli, Edward Gordon Craig, Sam Elliott, and Tony Shalhoub.

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Among people born in 1922, Denholm Elliott ranks 88Before him are Robert W. Holley, Barbara Bel Geddes, Enrico Berlinguer, Veronica Lake, Damiano Damiani, and Salvatore Giuliano. After him are Miloš Jakeš, Abdul Razak Hussein, Raymond Franz, Paul Marcinkus, Elmer Bernstein, and Marek Edelman. Among people deceased in 1992, Denholm Elliott ranks 48Before him are José Ferrer, Markos Vafeiadis, Albert Pierrepoint, Arletty, Lev Gumilyov, and Jean-Claude Pascal. After him are Albert King, Takeshi Inoue, Judith Anderson, César Manrique, Georges Delerue, and Lina Bo Bardi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Denholm Elliott ranks 1,117 out of 6,924Before him are Alexander I of Scotland (1078), Evelyn Waugh (1903), Mary de Bohun (1369), William Henry (1774), Vita Sackville-West (1892), and William Adelin (1103). After him are Mary Quant (1930), William Jones (1675), Eadgyth (910), Edward Gordon Craig (1872), Don Airey (1948), and Samuel Pepys (1633).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Denholm Elliott ranks 140Before him are Robert Shaw (1927), Andy Serkis (1964), Joan Plowright (1929), Mark Strong (1963), Pete Postlethwaite (1946), and Keira Knightley (1985). After him are Edward Gordon Craig (1872), Andy Whitfield (1971), Imelda Staunton (1956), Robert Hardy (1925), Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), and Patrick Macnee (1922).

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