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Jim Broadbent

1949 - Today

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James Broadbent (born 24 May 1949) is an English actor. A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in 1972, he came to prominence as a prolific character actor for his many roles in film and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Broadbent has received more than 6,363,688 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Jim Broadbent is the 751st most popular actor (down from 582nd in 2019), the 917th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 752nd in 2019) and the 116th most popular British Actor.

Jim Broadbent is most famous for his role as Professor Horace Slughorn in the Harry Potter films.

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  • 6.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jim Broadbent ranks 751 out of 9,996Before him are Eva Green, Maureen O'Hara, Pamela Anderson, Ethan Hawke, Michelle Yeoh, and Jane Wyman. After him are David Morse, Inger Nilsson, José Ferrer, Dev Anand, Carroll Baker, and Karen Grassle.

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Among people born in 1949, Jim Broadbent ranks 66Before him are Fanny Ardant, Shelley Duvall, Hugh David Politzer, Brigitte Bierlein, Valery Leontiev, and Annie Leibovitz. After him are Sissy Spacek, Miuccia Prada, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, Philippe Starck, José Ramos-Horta, and Teófilo Cubillas.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jim Broadbent ranks 917 out of 7,765Before him are William Henry Perkin (1838), Dave Gahan (1962), Antony Hewish (1924), David I of Scotland (1084), John McLaughlin (1942), and Dua Lipa (1995). After him are Alexander R. Todd (1907), Colin Chapman (1928), Sarah Brightman (1960), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872), Ewan McGregor (1971), and Steve Harris (1956).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jim Broadbent ranks 116Before him are Mark Strong (1963), Noah Jupe (2005), Kristin Scott Thomas (1960), Pete Postlethwaite (1946), Joan Collins (1933), and Natasha Richardson (1963). After him are Ewan McGregor (1971), Stephen Boyd (1931), Oliver Reed (1938), Jill Ireland (1936), Brian Cox (1946), and Orlando Bloom (1977).

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