Joan Hickson

1906 - 1998

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Joan Bogle Hickson, OBE (5 August 1906 – 17 October 1998) was an English actress of theatre, film and television. She was known for her role as Agatha Christie's Miss Marple in the television series Miss Marple. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Hickson has received more than 1,628,753 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Joan Hickson is the 2,060th most popular actor (down from 1,435th in 2019), the 1,957th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,513th in 2019) and the 261st most popular British Actor.

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  • 23

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  • 3.31

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  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Joan Hickson ranks 2,060 out of 13,578Before her are Ralf Moeller, Steve Harvey, Mamie Van Doren, Susana Giménez, Angélica María, and Cynthia Nixon. After her are Rachel Kempson, Kristen Stewart, Song Joong-ki, Edith González, Jim Beaver, and Krystyna Janda.

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Among people born in 1906, Joan Hickson ranks 144Before her are Paolo Stoppa, Jim Thompson, Princess Anne of Orléans, Edward Ochab, Samad Vurgun, and Wilhelm Boger. After her are Eraldo Monzeglio, Francis Hong Yong-ho, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, Artur Lundkvist, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, and Vitaly Abalakov. Among people deceased in 1998, Joan Hickson ranks 109Before her are Yuri Artyukhin, Richard Hamming, Sani Abacha, Barry Goldwater, Benjamin Spock, and Mary Cartwright. After her are Birger Ruud, Hide, Clara Rockmore, Anatoly Rybakov, Genrich Altshuller, and Mancur Olson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joan Hickson ranks 1,957 out of 8,785Before her are Harold Bride (1890), Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930), John Hughlings Jackson (1835), Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694), Melita Norwood (1912), and Mary Astell (1666). After her are Rachel Kempson (1910), Elias Ashmole (1617), George Frederic Watts (1817), Lindsay Kemp (1938), Ken Annakin (1914), and Thomas Hicks (1876).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Joan Hickson ranks 261Before her are Donald Crisp (1882), Ray Winstone (1957), Nell Gwyn (1650), Julian Sands (1958), June Whitfield (1925), and Andy Whitfield (1971). After her are Rachel Kempson (1910), Penelope Wilton (1946), Dudley Moore (1935), Cary Elwes (1962), Harry Andrews (1911), and Robert Morley (1908).

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