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Eileen Essell

1922 - 2015

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Eileen Essell (8 October 1922 – 15 February 2015) was an English actress, noted in part for not beginning her screen acting career until the age of 79.She retired from stage acting in 1958 following her marriage to playwright and actor Gerard McLarnon. She later earned a living as a teacher at the Central School of Music and Drama and the City University. After the death of her husband in 1997, a family friend lured her back on stage for a play he was producing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eileen Essell has received more than 326,018 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Eileen Essell is the 1,609th most popular actor (down from 1,460th in 2019), the 1,644th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,601st in 2019) and the 234th most popular British Actor.

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  • 16

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  • 5.54

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  • 1.85

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Among actors, Eileen Essell ranks 1,609 out of 9,996Before her are Tracy Morgan, Jill St. John, Ida Lupino, Valeria Golino, Anita Björk, and Robert Powell. After her are Clancy Brown, Anne Meara, Sally Kellerman, Jean Lefebvre, Evangeline Lilly, and Marianne Koch.

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Among people born in 1922, Eileen Essell ranks 144Before her are Luis Somoza Debayle, Tadeusz Borowski, Kingsley Amis, Bernardin Gantin, Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg, and Albert Lamorisse. After her are Alexander Zinoviev, Clair Cameron Patterson, Gerda Steinhoff, Margherita Hack, John Edward Williams, and Anatoli Papanov. Among people deceased in 2015, Eileen Essell ranks 109Before her are Jaakko Hintikka, Adrian Frutiger, Jenő Buzánszky, Aldo Ciccolini, Kirk Kerkorian, and Jacob Bekenstein. After her are Anne Meara, Omar Karami, Arsen Dedić, Lesley Gore, Kemal Monteno, and Roger Hanin.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Eileen Essell ranks 1,644 out of 7,765Before her are David Lodge (1935), Stephen Rea (1946), Ida Lupino (1918), Walter Crane (1845), Edward Vernon (1684), and Robert Powell (1944). After her are Mitch Mitchell (1947), John Mandeville (1300), David Moyes (1963), John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713), Dunstan (909), and Herbert James Draper (1863).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Eileen Essell ranks 234Before her are Hugh Fraser (1945), James Cosmo (1947), Geraldine James (1950), Stephen Rea (1946), Ida Lupino (1918), and Robert Powell (1944). After her are Eric Campbell (1880), Wendy Hiller (1912), Elsa Lanchester (1902), Samantha Eggar (1939), Charles Gray (1928), and Rupert Grint (1988).

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