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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 1,533,122 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Joan Hickson is the 1,439th most popular actor (up from 2,093rd in 2019), the 1,518th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,088th in 2019) and the 211th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Joan Hickson ranks 1,439 out of 9,996Before her are Charles Durning, Peter Graves, Gloria Foster, Paul Sorvino, Barbara Sukowa, and Piper Laurie. After her are Oleg Popov, William Baldwin, Rossana Podestà, Sean Young, Susan Flannery, and Will Ferrell.

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Among people born in 1906, Joan Hickson ranks 110Before her are Junio Valerio Borghese, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark, William Joyce, Humberto Delgado, Dita Parlo, and Pierre Fournier. After her are Musa Cälil, Antal Doráti, Chester Carlson, Denis de Rougemont, Hamazasp Babadzhanian, and Samad Vurgun. Among people deceased in 1998, Joan Hickson ranks 80Before her are Shotaro Ishinomori, Kunitaka Sueoka, Don Taylor, Carl Perkins, J. T. Walsh, and Maureen O'Sullivan. After her are Ramón Sampedro, Gulzarilal Nanda, Sōsuke Uno, César Baldaccini, Momoko Kōchi, and Georgy Sviridov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joan Hickson ranks 1,518 out of 7,765Before her are David Garrick (1717), Billy Connolly (1942), Constantine II of Scotland (801), Jasper Tudor (1431), Alison Steadman (1946), and Roger Hodgson (1950). After her are William Prout (1785), Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), David Hemmings (1941), E. P. Thompson (1924), James Faulkner (1948), and Robert Stephenson (1803).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Joan Hickson ranks 211Before her are Martin Freeman (1971), Jared Harris (1961), Ciarán Hinds (1953), David Garrick (1717), Billy Connolly (1942), and Alison Steadman (1946). After her are David Hemmings (1941), James Faulkner (1948), Jim Carter (1948), Ben Cross (1947), Channing Tatum (1980), and Jack Hawkins (1910).

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