Ian Bannen

1928 - 1999

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Ian Edmund Bannen (29 June 1928 – 3 November 1999) was a Scottish actor with a long career in film, on stage, and on television. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), the first Scottish actor to receive the honour, as well as two BAFTA Film Awards for his performances in Sidney Lumet's The Offence (1973) and John Boorman's Hope and Glory (1987). On stage, he was renowned for his interpretations of William Shakespeare and Eugene O'Neill, and was an original member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Bannen has received more than 956,643 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Ian Bannen is the 2,584th most popular actor (down from 2,580th in 2019), the 2,359th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,416th in 2019) and the 326th most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Ian Bannen ranks 2,584 out of 9,996Before him are Ferdinand Raimund, Angela Winkler, Patrick Magee, Frank Morgan, Jim Davis, and Goran Višnjić. After him are Cameron Mitchell, Marion Ross, David Hedison, John Neville, Ciara, and Maria Ouspenskaya.

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Among people born in 1928, Ian Bannen ranks 248Before him are Anna Kolesárová, Morihiro Saito, Warren Oates, Cristina Calderón, Eve Meyer, and Hiroshi Nakajima. After him are Marion Ross, William Martínez, Pernell Roberts, Abdellatif Filali, Jacques Dupont, and Vasily Lazarev. Among people deceased in 1999, Ian Bannen ranks 116Before him are Hendrick Chin A Sen, Karekin I, Paul Sacher, Riccardo Cucciolla, Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, and Dennis Viollet. After him are Dennis W. Sciama, Igor M. Diakonoff, Milt Jackson, Carlos Hathcock, Jacques Lecoq, and Primo Nebiolo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Bannen ranks 2,359 out of 7,765Before him are Luke Howard (1772), Alexander Dalrymple (1737), Ernest Bevin (1881), Burial (2000), Patrick Magee (1922), and Stanley Myers (1930). After him are Gerry Ashmore (1936), Harold Jeffreys (1891), Bridget Riley (1931), Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet (1772), Dennis W. Sciama (1926), and Dion Fortune (1890).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ian Bannen ranks 326Before him are Maryam d'Abo (1960), Delroy Lindo (1952), Richard Armitage (1971), Gordon Jackson (1923), Kevin McNally (1956), and Patrick Magee (1922). After him are John Neville (1925), Pauline Moran (1947), Tania Mallet (1941), Peg Entwistle (1908), Joss Ackland (1928), and Lesley Manville (1956).

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