John Nettles

1943 - Today

John Nettles

John Vivian Drummond Nettles, OBE (born 11 October 1943) is a Cornish actor and writer. He is best known for his starring roles as detectives in the crime drama television series Bergerac (1981-1991) (as title character Jim Bergerac) and Midsomer Murders (1997-2011) (as Tom Barnaby). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Nettles has received more than 2,343,206 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,033rd most popular actor.

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  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, John Nettles ranks 1,021 out of 8,832Before him are Mark Strong, Anne Parillaud, Victor Garber, Carl Reiner, Julie Harris, and Gene Tierney. After him are Paul Lukas, Hiroyuki Sanada, Norma Shearer, Chris Cooper, Lea Massari, and Florinda Bolkan.

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Among people born in 1943, John Nettles ranks 116Before him are Armando Guebuza, Bob Woodward, Wanda Rutkiewicz, Ri Chun-hee, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, and Johann Deisenhofer. After him are Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Paul Wolfowitz, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly, Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, and Jack Bruce.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Nettles ranks 1,242 out of 5,347Before him are David Purley (1945), Unity Mitford (1914), Mark Strong (1963), Alma Reville (1899), Ginger Baker (1939), and Joan of Kent (1328). After him are Ted Hughes (1930), Steve Hackett (1950), Frederick Delius (1862), Thomas Arne (1710), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), and Ron Dennis (1947).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, John Nettles ranks 156Before him are Robert Hardy (1925), Daniel Radcliffe (1989), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Iain Glen (1961), Edward Gordon Craig (1872), and Mark Strong (1963). After him are Eddie Redmayne (1982), Sacha Baron Cohen (1971), Patrick Macnee (1922), Sydney Chaplin (1885), Edward Fox (1937), and Tom Hiddleston (1981).