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 2,326,724 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). John Mills is the 2,187th most popular actor (down from 1,861st in 2019), the 2,163rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,962nd in 2019) and the 283rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 35

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  • 2.01

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  • 4.82

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Among actors, John Mills ranks 2,187 out of 10,030Before him are Adam Baldwin, Rooney Mara, Shu Qi, Claire Trevor, Thomas Haden Church, and Hume Cronyn. After him are Gösta Ekman, Queen Latifah, Susannah York, John C. McGinley, Burl Ives, and Marie-José Nat.

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Among people born in 1908, John Mills ranks 150Before him are Fred MacMurray, Luis Regueiro, Bjarni Benediktsson, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Sarit Thanarat, and Son Ngoc Thanh. After him are Gideon Ståhlberg, Mario Evaristo, Michel Marcel Navratil, Elliott Carter, Fritz Fischer, and Ho Jong-suk. Among people deceased in 2005, John Mills ranks 121Before him are Svatopluk Pluskal, Vasco Gonçalves, Piero Cappuccilli, Melita Norwood, Ronald Golias, and Andre Norton. After him are Lazar Berman, Don Adams, Romano Scarpa, Polina Astakhova, Sunil Dutt, and Eddie Guerrero.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Mills ranks 2,163 out of 6,924Before him are George Rooke (1650), Stephen Dillane (1957), Anthony Berkeley Cox (1893), Christine McVie (1943), Stephen Daldry (1960), and Gary Hocking (1937). After him are Jonathan Wild (1683), Susannah York (1939), Barbara Steele (1937), William Robert Grove (1811), Andrew Smith (1797), and Princess Sophia of the United Kingdom (1777).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, John Mills ranks 283Before him are Kevin McNally (1956), Sarah Miles (1941), Maryam d'Abo (1960), Alan Cumming (1965), Penelope Wilton (1946), and Stephen Dillane (1957). After him are Susannah York (1939), Barbara Steele (1937), Kit Harington (1986), Edmund Gwenn (1877), Sarah Siddons (1755), and Nicollette Sheridan (1963).

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