Harold Pinter

1930 - 2008

Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter (; 10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a British playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. A Nobel Prize winner, Pinter was one of the most influential modern British dramatists with a writing career that spanned more than 50 years. His best-known plays include The Birthday Party (1957), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978), each of which he adapted for the screen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harold Pinter has received more than 1,670,338 page views. His biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 382nd most popular writer.

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  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

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  • 5.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Harold Pinter ranks 379 out of 4,883Before him are Traudl Junge, Henning Mankell, Richard Bach, Einhard, Livius Andronicus, and James Fenimore Cooper. After him are Karl Barth, O. Henry, Ammianus Marcellinus, Anton LaVey, Friedrich Schlegel, and Lactantius.

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Among people born in 1930, Harold Pinter ranks 22Before him are Mobutu Sese Seko, Baudouin of Belgium, Gene Hackman, Pete Conrad, Salvatore Riina, and Philippe Noiret. After him are Anton LaVey, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Maximilian Schell, Ion Iliescu, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Claude Chabrol. Among people deceased in 2008, Harold Pinter ranks 15Before him are Charlton Heston, Suharto, Samuel P. Huntington, Chinghiz Aitmatov, Hua Guofeng, and Jørn Utzon. After him are Sydney Pollack, Miriam Makeba, Richard Widmark, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Willis Lamb, and Richard Wright.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harold Pinter ranks 279 out of 5,347Before him are John Herschel (1792), Henrietta of England (1644), Arthur Evans (1851), Charles Glover Barkla (1877), Brian Jones (1942), and Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660). After him are Saint Walpurga (710), Lemmy (1945), Maurice Gibb (1949), Frederick Sanger (1918), John Boyd Dunlop (1840), and John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Harold Pinter ranks 38Before him are Beatrix Potter (1866), Robert Burns (1759), Anna Wintour (1949), Anne Brontë (1820), Christopher Marlowe (1564), and G. K. Chesterton (1874). After him are John Galsworthy (1867), Alexander Pope (1688), J. M. Barrie (1860), Ken Follett (1949), Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828), and William Wordsworth (1770).