Edmund Gwenn

1877 - 1959

Edmund Gwenn

Edmund Gwenn (born Edmund John Kellaway, 26 September 1877 – 6 September 1959) was an English actor. On film, he is best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street (1947), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the corresponding Golden Globe Award. He received a second Golden Globe and another Academy Award nomination for the comedy film Mister 880 (1950). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Gwenn has received more than 660,662 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,031st most popular actor.

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  • 46.53

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  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Edmund Gwenn ranks 2,990 out of 8,832Before him are Kaspar Capparoni, Gérard Lanvin, Madge Sinclair, Ethel Merman, Brian Blessed, and Cathy O'Donnell. After him are Rajinikanth, Sabu Dastagir, Ben Barnes, Judith Light, Jim Varney, and Catherine O'Hara.

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Among people born in 1877, Edmund Gwenn ranks 96Before him are Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, Josephine Hull, Alphonse de Châteaubriant, Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás, Ioannis Persakis, and René Navarre. After him are Wang Guowei, Aleksandr Khanzhonkov, Buddy Bolden, Ned Maddrell, Jón Þorláksson, and Slava Raškaj. Among people deceased in 1959, Edmund Gwenn ranks 113Before him are Eero Lehtonen, George Albert Smith, Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, William J. Donovan, Jacob Epstein, and Boris Eikhenbaum. After him are Irakli Tsereteli, Balthasar van der Pol, Carl Switzer, Molla Mallory, Laxmi Prasad Devkota, and Sax Rohmer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Gwenn ranks 2,695 out of 5,347Before him are Christopher Hill (1912), Andrew Latimer (1949), Eric Frank Russell (1905), Brian Blessed (1936), Thomas Dekker (1572), and Robert W. Paul (1869). After him are John Hick (1922), Len Deighton (1929), Ben Barnes (1981), Jonathan Edwards (1966), Peter Phillips (1977), and Michael Apted (1941).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edmund Gwenn ranks 389Before him are Naveen Andrews (1969), Christopher Eccleston (1964), Joseph Morgan (1981), David Morrissey (1964), Cary Elwes (1962), and Brian Blessed (1936). After him are Ben Barnes (1981), Hugh Bonneville (1963), Stella McCartney (1971), Ben Whishaw (1980), Theo James (1984), and Naomie Harris (1976).