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Joan Plowright

1929 - Today

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Joan Ann Olivier, Baroness Olivier, (née Plowright; born 28 October 1929), professionally known as Dame Joan Plowright, is an English retired actress whose career has spanned over seven decades. She has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy and two BAFTA Awards. She was the second of only four actresses (as of 2020) to have won two Golden Globes in the same year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan Plowright has received more than 3,122,096 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Joan Plowright is the 1,112th most popular actor (down from 881st in 2019), the 1,238th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,081st in 2019) and the 163rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 37

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  • 3.16

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  • 4.43

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Among actors, Joan Plowright ranks 1,112 out of 9,996Before her are Tim Allen, Hugh Griffith, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Nino Manfredi, Tom Hulce, and Tony Leung Chiu-wai. After her are Basil Rathbone, Robert Ryan, John Nettles, Andy Whitfield, Scott Adkins, and Martin Kove.

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Among people born in 1929, Joan Plowright ranks 121Before her are Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Vic Morrow, André Previn, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Hugo Claus, and Osamu Yamaji. After her are Antonio Carbajal, Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti, Branko Zebec, Alexis Weissenberg, Menahem Golan, and Nureddin al-Atassi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Joan Plowright ranks 1,238 out of 7,765Before her are Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), Elizabeth Siddal (1829), Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1874), Richard J. Roberts (1943), Carol Reed (1906), and Hugh Griffith (1912). After her are Alexander I of Scotland (1078), John Nettles (1943), Catherine Eddowes (1842), Martin Frobisher (1535), Andy Whitfield (1971), and Vera Lynn (1917).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Joan Plowright ranks 163Before her are David Warner (1941), Keira Knightley (1985), Jason Isaacs (1963), Vinnie Jones (1965), Eddie Redmayne (1982), and Hugh Griffith (1912). After her are John Nettles (1943), Andy Whitfield (1971), Scott Adkins (1976), David Thewlis (1963), David Prowse (1935), and Kate Beckinsale (1973).

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