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Desmond Llewelyn

1914 - 1999

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Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn (Welsh: [ɬɛˈwɛlɪn]; 12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) was a Welsh actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Desmond Llewelyn has received more than 2,028,916 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Desmond Llewelyn is the 382nd most popular actor (up from 421st in 2019), the 528th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 584th in 2019) and the 58th most popular British Actor.

Desmond Llewelyn is most famous for playing "Q" in the James Bond movies.

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  • 34

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  • 5.69

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  • 3.10

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Among actors, Desmond Llewelyn ranks 382 out of 9,996Before him are Emma Thompson, Gian Maria Volonté, Diana Rigg, Françoise Dorléac, Curd Jürgens, and Roy Scheider. After him are Frances Farmer, Chow Yun-fat, Gloria Swanson, Richard Griffiths, Bolo Yeung, and Gene Wilder.

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Among people born in 1914, Desmond Llewelyn ranks 25Before him are Lída Baarová, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Jonas Salk, Willi Stoph, Joe Louis, and Abd al-Karim Qasim. After him are Karl Carstens, Joe DiMaggio, Philippe Ariès, George Dantzig, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, and Robert Wise. Among people deceased in 1999, Desmond Llewelyn ranks 19Before him are Wilt Chamberlain, Robert Bresson, Wassily Leontief, Georgios Papadopoulos, Petr Shelokhonov, and Willi Stoph. After him are Jerzy Grotowski, Joe DiMaggio, Dirk Bogarde, Akio Morita, Glenn T. Seaborg, and Arthur Leonard Schawlow.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Desmond Llewelyn ranks 528 out of 7,765Before him are John Wallis (1616), Oliver Sacks (1933), Emma Thompson (1959), Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848), G. H. Hardy (1877), and Diana Rigg (1938). After him are Walter Raleigh (1554), Norman Haworth (1883), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Richard Griffiths (1947), Raymond Cattell (1905), and J. Bruce Ismay (1862).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Desmond Llewelyn ranks 58Before him are Donald Pleasence (1919), John Cleese (1939), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Albert Finney (1936), Emma Thompson (1959), and Diana Rigg (1938). After him are Richard Griffiths (1947), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Alfred Molina (1953), Bob Hoskins (1942), Jean Simmons (1929), and Christian Bale (1974).

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