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Imelda Staunton

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Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton (born 9 January 1956) is an English actress and singer. After training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Staunton began her career in repertory theatre in 1976 and appeared in various theatre productions in the United Kingdom. Staunton has performed in a variety of plays and musicals in London throughout her career, winning four Laurence Olivier Awards; three for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her roles in the musicals Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, and Gypsy, and one for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Play for her work in both A Chorus of Disapproval and The Corn Is Green. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Imelda Staunton has received more than 6,771,264 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Imelda Staunton is the 631st most popular actor (up from 944th in 2019), the 782nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,133rd in 2019) and the 97th most popular British Actor.

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  • 4.02

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Among actors, Imelda Staunton ranks 631 out of 9,996Before her are Eleonora Duse, James Brolin, Adam West, Loie Fuller, Daniel Auteuil, and Robert Taylor. After her are John Gielgud, Hal Holbrook, Bill Pullman, Val Kilmer, Mylène Demongeot, and Nastassja Kinski.

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Among people born in 1956, Imelda Staunton ranks 27Before her are Gina Haspel, Ingemar Stenmark, Judith Butler, Martina Navratilova, Chris Isaak, and Kim Cattrall. After her are Danny Boyle, Giuseppe Tornatore, Joe Satriani, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Geena Davis, and Dalia Grybauskaitė.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Imelda Staunton ranks 782 out of 7,765Before her are John of Salisbury (1110), Frederick Fleet (1887), Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), James Macpherson (1736), Thomas Tallis (1502), and John Langdon Down (1828). After her are John Gielgud (1904), Guy Ritchie (1968), John William Polidori (1795), Saint Malachy (1094), Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), and Alan Hodgkin (1914).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Imelda Staunton ranks 97Before her are Margaret Rutherford (1892), Derek Jacobi (1938), Boris Karloff (1887), Terence Stamp (1938), Tim Roth (1961), and Charles Laughton (1899). After her are John Gielgud (1904), Wentworth Miller (1972), David McCallum (1933), Rex Harrison (1908), Peter Finch (1916), and Bernard Hill (1944).

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