Edward Woodward

1930 - 2009

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Edward Albert Arthur Woodward, OBE (1 June 1930 – 16 November 2009) was an English actor and singer. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, he began his career on stage. Throughout his career, he appeared in productions in both the West End of London and on Broadway in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Woodward has received more than 3,218,247 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Edward Woodward is the 3,299th most popular actor (down from 3,184th in 2019), the 2,759th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,724th in 2019) and the 400th most popular British Actor.

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  • 3.2M

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  • 50.67

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  • 28

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  • 2.03

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  • 4.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Edward Woodward ranks 3,299 out of 13,578Before him are Caroline Munro, Phyllida Law, Rockmond Dunbar, Eric Bogosian, Tracy Pollan, and Tarita Teriipaia. After him are Walter Pidgeon, Mathilda May, Madhuri Dixit, Fritz Kortner, Paco Tous, and Gabriel Macht.

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Among people born in 1930, Edward Woodward ranks 309Before him are Jack Taylor, Theodore Edgar McCarrick, Helen Merrill, Anatoli Maslyonkin, Lothar Wolleh, and Sándor Rozsnyói. After him are James Coco, Dawn Addams, Marco Pannella, Yoshinori Shigematsu, Bradford Dillman, and Jānis Krūmiņš. Among people deceased in 2009, Edward Woodward ranks 185Before him are Tomislav Crnković, Marilyn French, Venetia Burney, Hans Klenk, Riccardo Cassin, and Péter Bacsó. After him are Gene Barry, Henry Gibson, Willem Johan Kolff, Shi Pei Pu, Charlie Mariano, and Peter Shirayanagi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Woodward ranks 2,759 out of 8,785Before him are Rutherford Alcock (1809), John McVie (1945), Caroline Munro (1949), Phyllida Law (1932), Graeme Souness (1953), and Don Revie (1927). After him are Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907), William Camden (1551), Andrew Latimer (1949), Nancy Mackay (1922), Nicol Williamson (1936), and Sigeberht of Wessex (750).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Edward Woodward ranks 400Before him are Gwendoline Christie (1978), Ioan Gruffudd (1973), Lily Collins (1989), Graham McTavish (1961), Caroline Munro (1949), and Phyllida Law (1932). After him are Nicol Williamson (1936), Tom Hollander (1967), Joely Richardson (1965), Lennie James (1965), Mary Ure (1933), and Caroline Goodall (1959).

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