ACTOR

Hugh Grant

1960 - Today

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Hugh John Mungo Grant (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor. He established himself early in his career as a charming and vulnerable romantic leading man, and has since transitioned into a character actor. Hallmarks of Grant's comic skills include a nonchalant touch of sarcasm and characteristic physical mannerisms. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Grant has received more than 22,861,486 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Hugh Grant is the 296th most popular actor (up from 322nd in 2019), the 376th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 437th in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Actor.

Hugh Grant is most famous for his roles in romantic comedies such as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Memorability Metrics

  • 23M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 71

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among ACTORS

Among actors, Hugh Grant ranks 296 out of 13,578Before him are Anthony Perkins, Thespis, Jeff Bridges, Tobin Bell, Janet Leigh, and Ernest Borgnine. After him are Anna Karina, Marina Vlady, Raquel Welch, Helmut Berger, Juliette Binoche, and Kenneth Branagh.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Hugh Grant ranks 17Before him are Isaac Herzog, Joachim Löw, Pierluigi Collina, Hassan Nasrallah, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Colin Firth. After him are Franco Baresi, Kenneth Branagh, Sean Penn, Julianne Moore, Rudi Völler, and Andreas Brehme.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Grant ranks 376 out of 8,785Before him are Princess Alice of Battenberg (1885), Harthacnut (1018), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), Calico Jack (1682), Martin Ryle (1918), and Harold Pinter (1930). After him are George Mallory (1886), G. H. Hardy (1877), Kenneth Branagh (1960), Mordred (null), Christian de Duve (1917), and Pelagius (360).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hugh Grant ranks 46Before him are Malcolm McDowell (1943), Angela Lansbury (1925), Alan Bates (1934), Emma Thompson (1959), Colin Firth (1960), and Benny Hill (1924). After him are Kenneth Branagh (1960), Ian Holm (1931), Daniel Craig (1968), Bob Hoskins (1942), Sam Neill (1947), and Ralph Fiennes (1962).

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