Hugo Weaving

1960 - Today

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Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is a British actor resident in Australia. He is best known for playing Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the Rings (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (2012–2014) film trilogies, V in V for Vendetta (2005), and the Red Skull in the movie Captain America: The First Avenger (2011). Weaving's first television role was in the 1984 Australian television series Bodyline, where he portrayed English cricket captain Douglas Jardine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hugo Weaving has received more than 6,593,898 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Hugo Weaving is the 637th most popular actor (down from 516th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Nigeria and the most popular Nigerian Actor.

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  • 6.6M

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  • 69.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hugo Weaving ranks 637 out of 10,030. Before him are Susan Hayward, Marion Cotillard, Daniel Auteuil, Totò, Fernanda Montenegro, and Morgan Fairchild. After him are Robert Taylor, David Duchovny, Tilda Swinton, Barbara Bach, Tom Hardy, and Linda Hunt.

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Among people born in 1960, Hugo Weaving ranks 24Before him are Bono, Rudi Völler, Ivan Lendl, Roland Ratzenberger, Kenneth Branagh, and Jennifer Grey. After him are David Duchovny, Tilda Swinton, Kim Ki-duk, Miguel Díaz-Canel, Hassan Nasrallah, and James Spader.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Hugo Weaving ranks 3 out of 200. Before him are Wole Soyinka (1934) and Dr. Alban (1957). After him are Muhammadu Buhari (1942), Chinua Achebe (1930), Fela Kuti (1938), Tony Allen (1940), Sade (1959), Hakeem Olajuwon (1963), Usman dan Fodio (1754), Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), and Olaudah Equiano (1745).

Among ACTORS In Nigeria

Among actors born in Nigeria, Hugo Weaving ranks 1After him are Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962) and Genevieve Nnaji (1979).

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