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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 3,128,499 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Jeremy Brett is the 542nd most popular actor (up from 778th in 2019), the 699th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 979th in 2019) and the 84th most popular British Actor.

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  • 62.10

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  • 36

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  • 4.52

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  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jeremy Brett ranks 542 out of 9,996Before him are Kevin Kline, Harriet Andersson, Gabriel Byrne, Gillian Anderson, Steve Buscemi, and Cantinflas. After him are Carole Bouquet, Anne Hathaway, Michele Placido, Alberto Sordi, Kenneth Branagh, and Björn Andrésen.

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Among people born in 1933, Jeremy Brett ranks 52Before him are Jayne Mansfield, Samora Machel, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, John Gurdon, Horst Buchholz, and Willie Nelson. After him are Bobby Robson, Henri, Count of Paris, Ali Shariati, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, and Larry King. Among people deceased in 1995, Jeremy Brett ranks 37Before him are Christian B. Anfinsen, Hugo Pratt, Don Cherry, Murray Rothbard, Souphanouvong, and Siad Barre. After him are John Vincent Atanasoff, Aziz Nesin, Pierre Schaeffer, Peter Townsend, Roger Zelazny, and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Brett ranks 699 out of 7,765Before him are William Carey (1761), David Brewster (1781), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), Norman Angell (1872), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), and John McAfee (1945). After him are Bobby Robson (1933), Margaret of York (1446), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), James May (1963), and Kenneth Branagh (1960).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Brett ranks 84Before him are Rachel Weisz (1970), Hugh Laurie (1959), Robert Carlyle (1961), Jude Law (1972), Naomi Watts (1968), and Jessica Tandy (1909). After him are Kenneth Branagh (1960), Rosemary Harris (1927), Kim Cattrall (1956), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), and Pat Hitchcock (1928).

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