Jude Law

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David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972) is an English actor. He began his career in theatre before landing small roles in various British television productions and feature films, later gaining recognition for his role in Anthony Minghella's The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and was nominated for an Academy Award. Law found further critical and commercial success in Steven Spielberg's A.I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jude Law has received more than 21,625,013 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Jude Law is the 590th most popular actor (down from 519th in 2019), the 732nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 677th in 2019) and the 90th most popular British Actor.

Jude Law is most famous for his role as Dr. John Watson in the Sherlock Holmes movies.

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 75

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Jude Law ranks 590 out of 13,578Before him are Claude Jade, Deborah Kerr, Michelle Phillips, Steve Carell, Brian Dennehy, and David Caruso. After him are John Heard, Marion Cotillard, Piper Laurie, Wesley Snipes, David Soul, and Brendan Fraser.

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Among people born in 1972, Jude Law ranks 13Before him are The Notorious B.I.G., Rivaldo, Andrzej Duda, Pavel Nedvěd, Narges Mohammadi, and Lilian Thuram. After him are Pedro Sánchez, Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Paradis, Queen Letizia of Spain, Rui Costa, and Luís Figo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jude Law ranks 732 out of 8,785Before him are Mary Quant (1930), David Hockney (1937), Daniel Rutherford (1749), Deborah Kerr (1921), Patrick White (1912), and John of Salisbury (1110). After him are Alexander R. Todd (1907), James Mill (1773), Ronald Fisher (1890), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), Thomas Mun (1571), and H. H. Asquith (1852).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jude Law ranks 90Before him are Jessica Tandy (1909), Peter Finch (1916), Jim Broadbent (1949), Oliver Reed (1938), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), and Deborah Kerr (1921). After him are Alfred Molina (1953), Margaret Rutherford (1892), Bernard Hill (1944), Rachel Weisz (1970), Ian McDiarmid (1944), and Jean Simmons (1929).

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