John Mills

1908 - 2005

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Sir John Mills (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills; 22 February 1908 – 23 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. He excelled on camera as an appealing British everyman who often portrayed guileless, wounded war heroes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Mills has received more than 3,328,368 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). John Mills is the 2,146th most popular actor (down from 1,932nd in 2019), the 2,019th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,892nd in 2019) and the 270th most popular British Actor.

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  • 53.72

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  • 39

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  • 2.31

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  • 5.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, John Mills ranks 2,146 out of 13,578Before him are Richard Belzer, Kajol, Alexander Skarsgård, Carmen Sevilla, Hülya Avşar, and Tony Musante. After him are Marie-José Nat, Elga Andersen, Bonnie Aarons, Scott Bakula, Lesley Manville, and Gig Young.

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Among people born in 1908, John Mills ranks 153Before him are John Tuzo Wilson, Michel Marcel Navratil, Robert Morley, Karel Ančerl, Sœur Emmanuelle, and Paula Mollenhauer. After him are Elek Schwartz, Juan Botasso, Bengt Strömgren, Jack Williamson, Olga Benário Prestes, and Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark. Among people deceased in 2005, John Mills ranks 113Before him are Monica Zetterlund, Melita Norwood, Polina Astakhova, Ralph Erskine, Frits Philips, and Romano Scarpa. After him are Teresa Wright, István Nyers, Svatopluk Pluskal, Sangoulé Lamizana, Tonino Delli Colli, and Vasco Gonçalves.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Mills ranks 2,019 out of 8,785Before him are John Loudon McAdam (1756), Graham Nash (1942), Peter James (1948), Marjorie Boulton (1924), Hugh Dowding (1882), and John Bull (1562). After him are John Smeaton (1724), Robert Smith (1959), John Stevens Henslow (1796), Gordon Milne (1937), Lesley Manville (1956), and Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1310).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, John Mills ranks 270Before him are Dudley Moore (1935), Cary Elwes (1962), Harry Andrews (1911), Robert Morley (1908), Tom Hiddleston (1981), and John Wood (1930). After him are Lesley Manville (1956), Robert Donat (1905), Stuart Wilson (1946), Francesca Annis (1945), Tom Courtenay (1937), and Frank Finlay (1926).

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