Ken Stott

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Kenneth Campbell Stott (born 19 October 1954) is a Scottish stage, television and film actor who won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 1995 in the play Broken Glass at Royal National Theatre. He portrayed the dwarf Balin in The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014). His most notable roles in UK television include the title character DI John Rebus in the crime fiction-mystery series Rebus (2000–2007) and DCI Red Metcalfe in Messiah (2001–2005). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Stott has received more than 1,392,548 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Ken Stott is the 3,509th most popular actor (down from 3,339th in 2019), the 2,992nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,884th in 2019) and the 445th most popular British Actor.

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  • 22

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  • 3.76

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  • 3.09

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Among actors, Ken Stott ranks 3,509 out of 10,030Before him are Anastasiya Vertinskaya, Aracy Balabanian, Tom Noonan, Bernhard Goetzke, Yu Rongguang, and Raoul Bova. After him are Anna Paquin, Laura Morante, Richard Burgi, Reinhold Schünzel, Charles Martinet, and Nicole Courcel.

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Among people born in 1954, Ken Stott ranks 212Before him are Corinna Harfouch, Pascal Greggory, Jan Theuninck, Catherine Bach, Malcolm Turnbull, and Dai Sijie. After him are Mark Tornillo, Jaume Bartumeu, Vladimir Smirnov, Esko Aho, David Keith, and Cliff Martinez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ken Stott ranks 2,992 out of 6,924Before him are Geoff Bent (1932), Arthur Russell (1886), Andy Goldsworthy (1956), Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany (1340), Neil Aspinall (1941), and Harry Gregson-Williams (1961). After him are Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet (1788), William Robertson (1721), Andy Bown (1946), Robert Knox (1791), Isaac Pitman (1813), and Brian Blessed (1936).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ken Stott ranks 445Before him are Hayley Mills (1946), Ben Barnes (1981), Mark Gatiss (1966), Tim Pigott-Smith (1946), Claire Foy (1984), and Jeremy Northam (1961). After him are Brian Blessed (1936), Una Stubbs (1937), George Coulouris (1903), Edmund Purdom (1926), Michael Rennie (1909), and Olivia Williams (1968).

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