Gabriel Byrne

1950 - Today

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Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, audiobook narrator, and author. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Byrne has received more than 5,809,424 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Gabriel Byrne is the 441st most popular actor (up from 680th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 47th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Irish Actor.

Gabriel Byrne is most famous for his role as Dr. Paul Weston in the TV series In Treatment.

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  • 5.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gabriel Byrne ranks 441 out of 10,030Before him are Jean Harlow, Loie Fuller, Jerry Stiller, Robert Knepper, Lola Montez, and Burgess Meredith. After him are Marie Laforêt, Melanie Griffith, Sean Bean, George Gaynes, Raul Julia, and Luke Perry.

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Among people born in 1950, Gabriel Byrne ranks 20Before him are Narendra Modi, Gilles Villeneuve, Peter Gabriel, Richard Branson, Robbie Coltrane, and Prokopis Pavlopoulos. After him are Joe Hisaishi, Zhang Yimou, Sergey Lavrov, Ron Perlman, Richard Dean Anderson, and Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Gabriel Byrne ranks 30 out of 460Before him are Katie McGrath (1983), Michael Collins (1890), Enya (1961), Francis Beaufort (1774), Iris Murdoch (1919), and Lola Montez (1821). After him are Bono (1960), Joseph Murphy (1898), Cillian Murphy (1976), Ethel Voynich (1864), Michael D. Higgins (1941), and Maureen O'Hara (1920).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Gabriel Byrne ranks 7Before him are Michael Gambon (1940), Peter O'Toole (1932), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), Katie McGrath (1983), and Lola Montez (1821). After him are Cillian Murphy (1976), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Colin Farrell (1976), and Maureen O'Sullivan (1911).

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