Kelly Macdonald

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Kelly Dorothy Macdonald (born 23 February 1976) is a Scottish actress best known for her roles in Trainspotting (1996), Gosford Park (2001), Intermission (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), No Country for Old Men (2007), Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011), Brave (2012), the Black Mirror episode "Hated in the Nation" (2016), Line of Duty (2021), and Operation Mincemeat (2022). For the 2005 TV film The Girl in the Cafe, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. For her performance in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men, she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. She went on to star for five seasons in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014) as Margaret Thompson, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and two nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kelly Macdonald has received more than 8,480,592 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Kelly Macdonald is the 4,625th most popular actor (up from 4,705th in 2019), the 3,708th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,580th in 2019) and the 587th most popular British Actor.

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  • 8.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Kelly Macdonald ranks 4,625 out of 10,030Before her are Costas Mandylor, Rita Gam, Katja Riemann, Eric Sykes, Bae Doona, and Justin Long. After her are Amanda Bynes, Michael Rapaport, Terry Bradshaw, Spike Milligan, Emmanuelle Devos, and Art Acord.

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Among people born in 1976, Kelly Macdonald ranks 140Before her are Ayesha Gaddafi, Eric Prydz, Andrea Stramaccioni, Petit, Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia, and França. After her are Ruby Lin, Puma Swede, Traianos Dellas, Kwon Sang-woo, Kim Jong-kook, and Nicholas Gonzalez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kelly Macdonald ranks 3,708 out of 6,924Before her are William Warham (1450), John Abbot (1751), Eric Sykes (1923), Eddie Colman (1936), Kate Atkinson (1951), and John Rae (1813). After her are Mary Garden (1874), Nicola Sturgeon (1970), Muriel Robb (1878), Richard Knill Freeman (1840), William Beechey (1753), and Giuseppe Wilson (1945).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Kelly Macdonald ranks 587Before her are Dan Stevens (1982), Christopher Cazenove (1943), Carol Cleveland (1942), Sadie Frost (1965), Doug Bradley (1954), and Eric Sykes (1923). After her are Anton Lesser (1952), Michael Ball (1962), Martin Shaw (1945), Naomi Scott (1993), Jeremy Kemp (1935), and Vincent Regan (1965).

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