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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), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Elliott gave acclaimed turns in a succession of commercial and critical hits throughout his storied career, as well as three consecutive (to this day, a still-unbeaten record) Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award wins in the 1980s for his performances as Coleman the butler in Trading Places (1983), Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denholm Elliott has received more than 2,858,389 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 36 in 2019). Denholm Elliott is the 813th most popular actor (up from 918th in 2019), the 973rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,116th in 2019) and the 125th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Denholm Elliott ranks 813 out of 9,996Before him are George Takei, Nathalie Baye, Patrick McGoohan, Hiroyuki Sanada, Charles Chaplin Jr., and Lloyd Bridges. After him are Bekim Fehmiu, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Virginia Cherrill, Karin Schubert, Michelle Rodriguez, and Janet Gaynor.

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Among people born in 1922, Denholm Elliott ranks 69Before him are Adolfo Celi, George Blake, Yuri Lotman, Barbara Bel Geddes, Carl Reiner, and Jake LaMotta. After him are María Casares, Luis Echeverría, Ralph H. Baer, Ugo Tognazzi, Mao Anying, and Roger Etchegaray. Among people deceased in 1992, Denholm Elliott ranks 45Before him are Albert Pierrepoint, Peter D. Mitchell, Joan Fuster, John Sturges, José Ferrer, and Lev Gumilyov. After him are Wanda Rutkiewicz, Lella Lombardi, James Stirling, Arletty, Jean-Claude Pascal, and Mohamed Boudiaf.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Denholm Elliott ranks 973 out of 7,765Before him are Harold Lowe (1882), John Dunstaple (1390), Slash (1965), Ian Curtis (1956), Herbert C. Brown (1912), and James Anderson (1680). After him are Flinders Petrie (1853), Princess Hélène of Orléans (1871), Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence (1451), Clive Sinclair (1940), Eadgyth (910), and Eric Idle (1943).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Denholm Elliott ranks 125Before him are Oliver Reed (1938), Jill Ireland (1936), Brian Cox (1946), Orlando Bloom (1977), Michael Palin (1943), and Ian McDiarmid (1944). After him are Eric Idle (1943), Michael York (1942), Ray Milland (1907), James Mason (1909), Sebastian Shaw (1905), and Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971).

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