Edmund Purdom

1926 - 2009

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Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom (19 December 1924 – 1 January 2009) was an English actor, voice artist, and director. He worked first on stage in Britain, performing various works by Shakespeare, then in America on Broadway and in Hollywood, and eventually in Italy. He is perhaps best known for his starring role in 1954's historical epic The Egyptian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Purdom has received more than 442,714 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Edmund Purdom is the 3,542nd most popular actor (down from 2,438th in 2019), the 3,010th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 449th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Edmund Purdom ranks 3,542 out of 10,030Before him are Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Alfredo Landa, Una Stubbs, Sancho Gracia, Dooley Wilson, and George Coulouris. After him are Aleksandr Abdulov, Catherine Frot, Hiroshi Abe, Katherine Moennig, Jack Benny, and Wojciech Bogusławski.

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Among people born in 1926, Edmund Purdom ranks 273Before him are Bernard Agré, Ljubiša Spajić, James Best, Charlotte Rae, Armand Penverne, and Ludvík Vaculík. After him are Dietmar Schönherr, Philippe Chatrier, William Porter, Anneliese Rothenberger, Lou Donaldson, and José Manuel Estepa Llaurens. Among people deceased in 2009, Edmund Purdom ranks 204Before him are Paul Naschy, Ivan Gubijan, Juan Carlos Muñoz, Ron Asheton, Tomislav Crnković, and Willem Johan Kolff. After him are Barry Flanagan, Charlie Mariano, Ron Silver, Lis Hartel, Glenn Davis, and Marilyn French.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Purdom ranks 3,010 out of 6,924Before him are Ove Arup (1895), William Powell Frith (1819), Tommy Hampson (1907), Una Stubbs (1937), Brandon Carter (1942), and George Coulouris (1903). After him are David Lloyd (1950), Barry Flanagan (1941), Ælfgifu of Northampton (990), Martin Lings (1909), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), and Maria Edgeworth (1768).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edmund Purdom ranks 449Before him are Claire Foy (1984), Jeremy Northam (1961), Ken Stott (1954), Brian Blessed (1936), Una Stubbs (1937), and George Coulouris (1903). After him are Michael Rennie (1909), Olivia Williams (1968), John Callen (1946), Zoie Palmer (null), Ben Chaplin (1969), and Richard Madden (1986).

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