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Ioan Gruffudd

1973 - Today

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Ioan Gruffudd (Welsh: [ˈjɔan ˈɡrɪfɪð] (listen); (born 6 October 1973) is a Welsh actor. He first came to public attention as Fifth Officer Harold Lowe in Titanic (1997), and then for his portrayal of Horatio Hornblower in the Hornblower series of television films (1998–2003). Subsequent roles have included Lancelot in King Arthur (2004), Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic in Fantastic Four (2005) and its 2007 sequel, William Wilberforce in Amazing Grace (2006), and Tony Blair in W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ioan Gruffudd has received more than 6,755,798 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Ioan Gruffudd is the 2,805th most popular actor (down from 2,493rd in 2019), the 2,501st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,348th in 2019) and the 352nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 6.8M

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  • 50.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ioan Gruffudd ranks 2,805 out of 9,996Before him are Heike Makatsch, Greta Schröder, Bhupen Hazarika, Adriana Barraza, Kristina Wayborn, and Adam Cheng. After him are Fahriye Evcen, Alexis Bledel, Hind Rostom, Matthias Schoenaerts, Choi Jin-sil, and Pierre Mondy.

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Among people born in 1973, Ioan Gruffudd ranks 81Before him are Pharrell Williams, Fatih Akin, Hande Yener, Brian Austin Green, Hiromu Arakawa, and Corey Taylor. After him are Sasha Alexander, Luis Lacalle Pou, Jan Ullrich, Tim Kang, Nikolai Valuev, and Sami Hyypiä.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ioan Gruffudd ranks 2,501 out of 7,765Before him are David Burke (1934), Pete Burns (1959), Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton (1735), Terry-Thomas (1911), Henry Pottinger (1789), and George Rooke (1650). After him are James H. Wilkinson (1919), Malo (487), Richard Dadd (1817), Andrew Ridgeley (1963), Eric Ambler (1909), and Leonard Hobhouse (1864).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ioan Gruffudd ranks 352Before him are John Mahoney (1940), Simon Callow (1949), Corin Redgrave (1939), Shirley Eaton (1937), David Burke (1934), and Terry-Thomas (1911). After him are Veronica Cartwright (1949), Jodie Whittaker (1982), Una Stubbs (1937), Stuart Wilson (1946), Gorden Kaye (1941), and Leonard Whiting (1950).

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