Edward Gordon Craig

1872 - 1966

Edward Gordon Craig

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 179,166 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,020th most popular actor.

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  • 180k

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  • 55.65

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 1,012 out of 8,832Before him are Bernard Blier, Iain Glen, Lilli Palmer, Jean Dujardin, Ashton Kutcher, and Kirstie Alley. After him are Jean Sorel, Kurt Gerron, Roberts Blossom, Katey Sagal, Shih Kien, and Oleg Popov.

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Among people born in 1872, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 49Before him are Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, Pío Baroja, Mikhail Tsvet, Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark, Otto Braun, and Ichiyō Higuchi. After him are Julius Fučík, Kijūrō Shidehara, Luigi Orione, Vladimir Arsenyev, Ludwig Klages, and Princess Margaret of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1966, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 57Before him are Amédée Ozenfant, Siegfried Kracauer, Frank Lentini, Sadao Araki, Homi J. Bhabha, and Hendrik Verwoerd. After him are Demchugdongrub, Marguerite Long, Fritz Wunderlich, Edmond Locard, Bud Powell, and Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 1,229 out of 5,347Before him are Colin McRae (1968), William Stuart-Houston (1911), Iain Glen (1961), Alan Baker (1939), Ken Russell (1927), and Louis Wain (1860). After him are Owen Tudor (1400), William Wilberforce (1759), John Newton (1725), Thomas Gresham (1519), George Atwood (1745), and Bear Grylls (1974).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edward Gordon Craig ranks 154Before him are David Hemmings (1941), Hannah Chaplin (1865), Robert Hardy (1925), Daniel Radcliffe (1989), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), and Iain Glen (1961). After him are Mark Strong (1963), John Nettles (1943), Eddie Redmayne (1982), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), Patrick Macnee (1922), and Sydney Chaplin (1885).