Hugh Griffith

1912 - 1980

Hugh Griffith

Hugh Emrys Griffith (30 May 1912 – 14 May 1980) was a Welsh film, stage and television actor. He is best remembered for his role in the film Ben-Hur (1959), which earned him critical acclaim and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugh Griffith has received more than 479,263 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 844th most popular actor.

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  • 480k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hugh Griffith ranks 838 out of 8,832Before him are José Ferrer, Alfred Molina, Rachel McAdams, Hildegard Knef, Theda Bara, and Keira Knightley. After him are Janet Gaynor, John Carradine, Stephen Chow, Daniela Bianchi, Peter Vaughan, and Anita Pallenberg.

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Among people born in 1912, Hugh Griffith ranks 73Before him are Hermann Graf, Woody Guthrie, Otto Ernst Remer, José Ferrer, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, and Sohn Kee-chung. After him are Jiří Trnka, Georg Solti, Lady Bird Johnson, Ivan Yakubovsky, Lev Gumilyov, and György Sárosi. Among people deceased in 1980, Hugh Griffith ranks 65Before him are Tôn Đức Thắng, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, Dietrich von Saucken, Raoul Walsh, Mohammad Hatta, and Ernő Gerő. After him are Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse, Pascual Jordan, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Alf Sjöberg, John Mauchly, and Ludwig Guttmann.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Hugh Griffith ranks 1,067 out of 5,347Before him are Alfred Molina (1953), Susan Boyle (1961), Adelard of Bath (1075), Keira Knightley (1985), Gary Lineker (1960), and Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156). After him are William Renshaw (1861), John Stewart Bell (1928), Peter Vaughan (1923), Henry Gray (1827), John Wilkins (1614), and Jared Harris (1961).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Hugh Griffith ranks 133Before him are Emily Watson (1967), Eric Idle (1943), Emilia Clarke (1986), Lena Headey (1973), Alfred Molina (1953), and Keira Knightley (1985). After him are Peter Vaughan (1923), Jared Harris (1961), Stephen Boyd (1931), Terry Jones (1942), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), and Pete Postlethwaite (1946).