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Gabriel Byrne

1950 - Today

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Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor. He has received a Golden Globe Award as well as nominations for a Grammy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Tony Awards. Byrne was awarded the Irish Film and Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018 and was listed at number 17 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors in 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Byrne has received more than 7,387,631 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Gabriel Byrne is the 538th most popular actor (down from 441st in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Ireland (down from 30th in 2019) and the 6th 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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  • 7.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

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  • 5.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gabriel Byrne ranks 538 out of 9,996Before him are Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Tandy, Franco Columbu, Jim Belushi, Kevin Kline, and Harriet Andersson. After him are Gillian Anderson, Steve Buscemi, Cantinflas, Jeremy Brett, Carole Bouquet, and Anne Hathaway.

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Among people born in 1950, Gabriel Byrne ranks 31Before him are Suzi Quatro, Julie Walters, William Hurt, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Flavio Briatore, and Chris Norman. After him are Néstor Kirchner, Jörg Haider, Jody Williams, William H. Macy, Marcheline Bertrand, and Daniel Auteuil.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Gabriel Byrne ranks 33 out of 501Before him are Joseph Murphy (1898), Lola Montez (1821), George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence (1449), Francis Beaufort (1774), Cillian Murphy (1976), and Bono (1960). After him are Bob Geldof (1951), Brendan (484), Rory Gallagher (1948), Edmund the Martyr (841), Saint Gall (550), and Eileen Gray (1878).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Gabriel Byrne ranks 6Before him are Michael Gambon (1940), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), Lola Montez (1821), and Cillian Murphy (1976). After him are Brendan Gleeson (1955), Maureen O'Hara (1920), David Kelly (1929), Colin Farrell (1976), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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