Frank Kelly

1938 - 2016

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Francis Kelly (28 December 1938 – 28 February 2016) was an Irish actor, singer and writer, whose career covered television, radio, theatre, music, screenwriting and film. He is best remembered for playing Father Jack Hackett in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted. He was the son of the cartoonist Charles E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Kelly has received more than 963,177 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Kelly is the 8,512th most popular actor, the 373rd most popular biography from Ireland and the 59th most popular Irish Actor.

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  • 960k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.28

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Frank Kelly ranks 8,512 out of 10,030Before him are Bonnie Franklin, Russell Tovey, Olga Buzova, Patrick Fugit, Christopher Egan, and Sara Maldonado. After him are Anna Maria Mühe, Catherine Mary Stewart, Becca Tobin, George Stults, Johnny Simmons, and Vicki Lewis.

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Among people born in 1938, Frank Kelly ranks 459Before him are Lynn Carlin, Keith Greene, Lorraine Crapp, Samuel Bodman, Derek Dougan, and Bruce Babbitt. After him is Paul G. Kirk. Among people deceased in 2016, Frank Kelly ranks 478Before him are Rob Ford, Dale Bumpers, Arsen Pavlov, David Cañada, Mike Oxley, and Carlos Loyzaga. After him are Deborah S. Jin, Bill Johnson, Dave Mirra, Rémy Vogel, David Hahn, and Arthur Maia.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Frank Kelly ranks 373 out of 460Before him are Eoin Macken (1983), A. J. Buckley (1977), Imelda May (1974), Stefan Molyneux (1966), Richard Dunne (1979), and Stephen Hunt (1981). After him are Frank Stapleton (1956), Joe Kinnear (1946), Eimear Quinn (1972), Rosanna Davison (1984), Dominique McElligott (1986), and Patrick McCabe (1955).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Frank Kelly ranks 59Before him are Kerry Condon (1983), Glenn Quinn (1970), Dylan Moran (1971), Sarah Bolger (1991), Eoin Macken (1983), and A. J. Buckley (1977). After him are Dominique McElligott (1986), Jessie Buckley (1989), Jonas Armstrong (1981), Elaine Cassidy (1979), Eve Hewson (1991), and Barry Keoghan (1992).

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