James Mason

1909 - 1984

James Mason

James Neville Mason (; 15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor. Mason is widely considered to be one of the greatest film actors of the 20th century; he achieved considerable success in British cinema before becoming one of Hollywood's biggest stars. He was the top box office attraction in the UK in 1944 and 1945, with notable films including The Seventh Veil (1945) and The Wicked Lady (1945). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Mason has received more than 2,953,443 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 745th most popular actor.

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  • 57.71

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James Mason ranks 740 out of 8,832Before him are Benicio del Toro, Machiko Kyō, Bruno Cremer, Denholm Elliott, Ken Kercheval, and John Turturro. After him are Ryan Gosling, Dennis Quaid, Kenneth Branagh, Vera Miles, Linda Gray, and Billy Drago.

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Among people born in 1909, James Mason ranks 51Before him are Yiannis Ritsos, Rollo May, Ernst vom Rath, Marguerite Perey, Stanislaw Ulam, and Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche. After him are Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Otto Kumm, Nathan Rosen, Mikhail Mil, Franz Bardon, and Joseph Losey. Among people deceased in 1984, James Mason ranks 44Before him are Jackie Coogan, Moshé Feldenkrais, Hans Speidel, Oskar Werner, Brassaï, and Stanislaw Ulam. After him are Enrico Berlinguer, Jiro Miyake, Tito Gobbi, Branko Ćopić, Janet Gaynor, and Joseph Losey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Mason ranks 987 out of 5,347Before him are Mike Hailwood (1940), Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), Denholm Elliott (1922), Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Anne Hyde (1637), and Joseph Addison (1672). After him are Kenneth Branagh (1960), Daniel Burley Woolfall (1852), Charles Spearman (1863), Neil Gaiman (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977), and Philip Pullman (1946).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, James Mason ranks 116Before him are Richard Griffiths (1947), Bernard Hill (1944), Julie Walters (1950), Jeremy Brett (1933), Ewan McGregor (1971), and Denholm Elliott (1922). After him are Kenneth Branagh (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977), Marty Feldman (1934), Ian McDiarmid (1944), Michael Palin (1943), and Joan Plowright (1929).