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Edward Gordon Craig

1872 - 1966

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Edward Henry Gordon Craig (born Edward Godwin; 16 January 1872 – 29 July 1966), sometimes known as Gordon Craig, was an English modernist theatre practitioner; he worked as an actor, director and scenic designer, as well as developing an influential body of theoretical writings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Gordon Craig has received more than 290,540 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Edward Gordon Craig is the 990th most popular actor (down from 922nd in 2019), the 1,121st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,120th in 2019) and the 146th most popular British Actor.

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  • 22

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  • 1.93

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Among actors, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 990 out of 9,996Before him are Liv Tyler, Emily Blunt, Gino Cervi, Lionel Stander, Anne Wiazemsky, and James Tolkan. After him are Nino Castelnuovo, Marty Feldman, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Kate Capshaw, Billy Dee Williams, and Rosamund Pike.

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Among people born in 1872, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 45Before him are Édouard Herriot, Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, Ottokar Czernin, Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark, Willem de Sitter, and Marcel Renault. After him are Ichiyō Higuchi, Emily Davison, Kijūrō Shidehara, Akhmet Baitursynov, Princess Margaret of Prussia, and Pío Baroja. Among people deceased in 1966, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 53Before him are Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Margaret Sanger, Battista Farina, Siegfried Kracauer, Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, and L. E. J. Brouwer. After him are Evelyn Waugh, Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Georges Duhamel, Demchugdongrub, Sadao Araki, and Yasuji Okamura.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 1,121 out of 7,765Before him are Joan Robinson (1903), Emily Blunt (1983), Tim Staffell (1948), Arthur Drewry (1891), Robert Stirling (1790), and Tom Simpson (1937). After him are Marty Feldman (1934), Joseph Bell (1837), John Fisher (1469), Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803), John Stewart Bell (1928), and Rosamund Pike (1979).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 146Before him are Eunice Gayson (1928), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), Samantha Fox (1966), Kenny Baker (1934), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), and Emily Blunt (1983). After him are Marty Feldman (1934), Rosamund Pike (1979), Idris Elba (1972), Paul Scofield (1922), Roddy McDowall (1928), and Stephen Fry (1957).

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