ACTOR

Hugh Grant

1960 - Today

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Hugh John Mungo Grant (born 9 September 1960) is an English actor. His accolades include a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and an Honorary César. As of 2018, his films have grossed a total of nearly US$3 billion worldwide from 29 theatrical releases. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Grant has received more than 12,691,230 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Hugh Grant is the 292nd most popular actor (up from 354th in 2019), the 410th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 533rd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Hugh Grant Opening Up About His Friendship With Renée Zellweger Is The Best "Bridget Jones" Reunion I Could've Hoped For
"She's a properly good egg and a genius."View Entire Post ›
The A.V. Club
Hugh Grant on The Undoing, Paddington 2, and why a children’s book about a stick makes him cry
For years, the world thought that Hugh Grant was actually the charming, stammering Brit that we’d seen light up screens in what felt like dozens of remarkably successful and endearing romantic comedies. That’s not him, though—and that’s why Grant chose to ste…
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Hugh Grant is Set to Star in a Netflix Mockumentary About 2020 From ‘Black Mirror’ Creator Charlie Brooker
Hugh Grant has found his new niche playing the baddie. After shedding his rom-com leading man persona to play the flamboyant villain in Paddington 2 (in what is arguably his best role to date), Grant is digging deeper into the dark roles that are being offere…
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Grant co-stars in the HBO miniseries 'The Undoing' as a charming doctor suspected of brutally murdering his lover. We talk with Grant about the "blessed relief" of taking a break from playing nice guys, his activism about tabloid privacy, and how 'Four Weddin…

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Hugh Grant ranks 292 out of 10,030. Before him are Sean Penn, Goldie Hawn, Glenn Close, Bibi Andersson, Martin Landau, and Michael Keaton. After him are Albert Finney, Isabelle Huppert, Pierre Richard, Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, and Nancy Reagan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Hugh Grant ranks 11Before him are Tim Cook, Jo Nesbø, Antonio Banderas, Philippe of Belgium, Julianne Moore, and Sean Penn. After him are Colin Firth, Yulia Tymoshenko, Joachim Löw, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Pierluigi Collina, and Franco Baresi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Grant ranks 410 out of 6,924. Before him are James I of Scotland (1394), David Niven (1910), Richard Attenborough (1923), Robert Fripp (1946), A. J. Cronin (1896), and Edward Victor Appleton (1892). After him are William Kidd (1645), Albert Finney (1936), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), and Margot Fonteyn (1919).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hugh Grant ranks 42Before him are Malcolm McDowell (1943), Ian McShane (1942), Benny Hill (1924), Alec Guinness (1914), Peter Sellers (1925), and David Niven (1910). After him are Albert Finney (1936), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Colin Firth (1960), Olivia Newton-John (1948), Deborah Kerr (1921), and Donald Pleasence (1919).

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