James Nesbitt

1965 - Today

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William James Nesbitt (born 15 January 1965) is an actor from Northern Ireland. From 1987, Nesbitt spent seven years performing in plays that varied from the musical Up on the Roof (1987, 1989) to the political drama Paddywack (1994). He made his feature film debut playing talent agent Fintan O'Donnell in Hear My Song (1991). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Nesbitt has received more than 4,488,520 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). James Nesbitt is the 5,976th most popular actor (down from 3,906th in 2019), the 4,447th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,182nd in 2019) and the 681st most popular British Actor.

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  • 4.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of James Nesbitts by language

Over the past year James Nesbitt has had the most page views in the with 427,186 views, followed by German (31,707), and French (18,502). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Cornish (114.77%), Egyptian Arabic (68.34%), and Basque (43.07%)


Among actors, James Nesbitt ranks 5,976 out of 13,578Before him are Sadhana Shivdasani, Diego Ramos, Dar Salim, Ron Livingston, Karen Gillan, and Wayne Allwine. After him are Topher Grace, Juliano Mer-Khamis, James McCaffrey, Anna Popplewell, Christopher Jones, and Lauren Ridloff.

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Among people born in 1965, James Nesbitt ranks 310Before him are Cecilia Bolocco, Carlos Carvalhal, Bjørn Lomborg, Nathalie Stutzmann, Michelle Forbes, and William Mapother. After him are Paul Heyman, Rui Barros, Christian Streich, Zak Starkey, Franck Sauzée, and Jens Albinus.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Nesbitt ranks 4,447 out of 8,785Before him are Holly Johnson (1960), Ian McElhinney (1948), Barbara Bodichon (1827), Tracey Ullman (1959), Karen Gillan (1987), and Graham Taylor (1944). After him are George Reid (1845), Ove Arup (1895), Cecilia Colledge (1920), Joe Orton (1933), Betty Nuthall (1911), and Anna Popplewell (1988).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, James Nesbitt ranks 681Before him are Maud Gonne (1866), Polly Walker (1966), Anthony Newley (1931), Christian Coulson (1978), Ian McElhinney (1948), and Karen Gillan (1987). After him are Anna Popplewell (1988), Alice Eve (1982), George Coulouris (1903), Anne-Marie Duff (1970), Jamie Bell (1986), and Luke Goss (1968).

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