Edward Alleyn

1566 - 1626

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Edward "Ned" Alleyn (; 1 September 1566 – 21 November 1626) was an English actor who was a major figure of the Elizabethan theatre and founder of the College of God's Gift in Dulwich. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Alleyn has received more than 196,245 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Alleyn is the 3,645th most popular actor, the 3,092nd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 463rd most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Edward Alleyn ranks 3,645 out of 10,030Before him are Jerry Van Dyke, Kevin McKidd, Jessica Capshaw, Rebel Wilson, Dagmar Lassander, and Franchot Tone. After him are Amparo Rivelles, Jason Connery, Leslie Mann, Tara Reid, Ed Wynn, and Al St. John.

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Among people born in 1566, Edward Alleyn ranks 14Before him are Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi, Giovanni Baglione, Jan Jesenius, Sendivogius, Anna Juliana Gonzaga, and Joachim Wtewael.  Among people deceased in 1626, Edward Alleyn ranks 19Before him are Théophile de Viau, Marino Ghetaldi, Salomon de Brosse, Paul Bril, Edmund Gunter, and John Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Weimar. After him is Malik Ambar.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Alleyn ranks 3,092 out of 6,924Before him are Christiane Amanpour (1958), Kevin McKidd (1973), Alicia Markova (1910), Christopher Kelk Ingold (1893), Henry Shrapnel (1761), and Chris Waddle (1960). After him are Jason Connery (1963), Richard Price (1723), Linus Roache (1964), Steve McManaman (1972), Geoffrey Hinton (1947), and Martin Peters (1943).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edward Alleyn ranks 463Before him are Jon Pertwee (1919), Tom Conti (1941), Jeremy Wade (1956), Catherine McCormack (1972), Ed Westwick (1987), and Kevin McKidd (1973). After him are Jason Connery (1963), Linus Roache (1964), Eddie Marsan (1968), Edith Evans (1888), Samantha Bond (1961), and Alex Kingston (1963).

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