Geoffrey Hughes

1944 - 2012

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Geoffrey William Hughes DL (2 February 1944 – 27 July 2012) was an English actor. Hughes provided the voice of Paul McCartney in the animated film Yellow Submarine (1968), and rose to fame for portraying much-loved bin man Eddie Yeats in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street from 1974 to 1983, making a return to the show in 1987. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geoffrey Hughes has received more than 1,652,771 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Geoffrey Hughes is the 6,589th most popular actor (down from 4,969th in 2019), the 4,832nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,841st in 2019) and the 742nd most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Geoffrey Hughes ranks 6,589 out of 13,578Before him are Dan Dailey, Jorge Salinas, Rolando Villazón, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Alfred Lunt, and Nia Long. After him are Henry Stephenson, Lynne Frederick, Lola Glaudini, Faran Tahir, Arjun Kapoor, and MyAnna Buring.

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Among people born in 1944, Geoffrey Hughes ranks 617Before him are Gunnar Asmussen, Patricia Quinn, Nora Astorga, Carl I. Hagen, José Urruzmendi, and Vitaly Tseshkovsky. After him are Neil Innes, Igor Tselovalnikov, Tom Seaver, Henri Weber, Amol Palekar, and Miguel Mejía Barón. Among people deceased in 2012, Geoffrey Hughes ranks 407Before him are Murray Rose, Mike Sparken, Jose Tomas Sanchez, Deborah Raffin, Norman Alden, and Klaus Köste. After him are Takao Sakurai, Nicholas Katzenbach, Ramaz Urushadze, Janice E. Voss, John Tchicai, and Fidélis.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Geoffrey Hughes ranks 4,832 out of 8,785Before him are Daniel Harding (1975), Stanley Sadie (1930), Graham Poll (1963), Eric Dier (1994), William T. Stearn (1911), and Hubert Gough (1870). After him are Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1886), Lynne Frederick (1954), Neil Innes (1944), Henry Lawes (1595), Alex Garland (1970), and Rupert Holmes (1947).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Geoffrey Hughes ranks 742Before him are Lesley Nicol (1953), Judy Cornwell (1940), Will Poulter (1993), Prunella Scales (1932), Naomi Scott (1993), and Laura Haddock (1985). After him are Lynne Frederick (1954), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Anna Friel (1976), Peter Sallis (1921), Dawn French (1957), and Shirley Stelfox (1941).

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