James McAvoy

1979 - Today

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James McAvoy (; born 21 April 1979) is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in The Near Room (1995) and appeared mostly on television until 2003, when his feature film career began. His notable television work includes the thriller State of Play and the science fiction miniseries Frank Herbert's Children of Dune. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James McAvoy has received more than 19,055,010 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). James McAvoy is the 1,407th most popular actor (down from 1,114th in 2019), the 1,556th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,333rd in 2019) and the 203rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 19M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James McAvoy ranks 1,407 out of 10,030Before him are Hema Malini, Diane Ladd, Stella Adler, Michael Sheen, Michael Parks, and Tom Cavanagh. After him are Heather Locklear, Richard Basehart, Marta Eggerth, Michelle Williams, Michael Ironside, and Esther Williams.

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Among people born in 1979, James McAvoy ranks 17Before him are Diego Milito, Nicolas Anelka, Kourtney Kardashian, Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland, Adam Levine, and Rosamund Pike. After him are Michael Owen, Jason Momoa, Júlio César, Evangeline Lilly, Noomi Rapace, and Olga Kurylenko.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James McAvoy ranks 1,556 out of 6,924Before him are Louis Wain (1860), Anne Perry (1938), Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk (1473), Michael Sheen (1969), Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806), and Edward Vernon (1684). After him are Peter Bonetti (1941), Louise d'Orléans (1869), Alan Shearer (1970), Catherine Ashton (1956), George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737), and Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, James McAvoy ranks 203Before him are Jason Isaacs (1963), Hugh Fraser (1945), Michael Redgrave (1908), Iain Glen (1961), Rosamund Pike (1979), and Michael Sheen (1969). After him are Elizabeth Hurley (1965), Sam Worthington (1976), Eileen Atkins (1934), Tom Courtenay (1937), Rupert Grint (1988), and Wendy Hiller (1912).

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