Jeremy Brett

1933 - 1995

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Peter Jeremy William Huggins (3 November 1933 – 12 September 1995), known professionally as Jeremy Brett, was an English actor. He played fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in four Granada TV series from 1984 to 1994 in all 41 episodes. His career spanned from stage, to television and film, to Shakespeare and musical theatre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremy Brett has received more than 2,586,181 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Jeremy Brett is the 778th most popular actor (down from 721st in 2019), the 980th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 967th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 68.70

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  • 35

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  • 3.82

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  • 3.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jeremy Brett ranks 778 out of 10,030Before him are Gary Busey, Lionel Logue, Holland Taylor, Mark Harmon, Dolores del Río, and Gillian Anderson. After him are Norman Reedus, Betty White, Christine Baranski, Patrick Dempsey, Mistinguett, and Bob Fosse.

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Among people born in 1933, Jeremy Brett ranks 82Before him are Michel Hidalgo, Mathieu Kérékou, John Mayall, Elizabeth Montgomery, Godfried Danneels, and David Hamilton. After him are Teresa Berganza, Jerzy Kosiński, Robert Curl, Jean-Claude Brialy, Liliana Cavani, and Walter Kasper. Among people deceased in 1995, Jeremy Brett ranks 54Before him are Rose Kennedy, Edda Mussolini, Ernest Walton, Ernest Gellner, Bob Ross, and Elizabeth Montgomery. After him are Nathan Rosen, Ko Takamoro, Carlos Monzón, James Meade, Ernest Mandel, and Heiner Müller.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Brett ranks 980 out of 6,924Before him are Bob Hope (1903), Oliver Smithies (1925), Henry Royce (1863), David Hamilton (1933), Penda of Mercia (606), and Charles George Gordon (1833). After him are Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519), George Shaw (1751), Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), Lee Child (1954), Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), and William Huggins (1824).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Brett ranks 123Before him are Greer Garson (1904), Sebastian Shaw (1905), James Mason (1909), David Prowse (1935), Kim Cattrall (1956), and Dirk Bogarde (1921). After him are Ben Cross (1947), Kenny Baker (1934), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), Michael Palin (1943), Hugh Griffith (1912), and Margaret Rutherford (1892).

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