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Laurence Harvey

1928 - 1973

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Laurence Harvey (born Zvi Mosheh Skikne; 1 October 1928 – 25 November 1973) was a Lithuanian-born British actor and film director. He was born to Lithuanian Jewish parents and emigrated to South Africa at an early age, before later settling in the United Kingdom after World War II. In a career that spanned a quarter of a century, Harvey appeared in stage, film and television productions primarily in the United Kingdom and the United States.Known for his clipped, refined accent and cool, debonair screen persona; his performance in Room at the Top (1959) resulted in an Academy Award nomination. That success was followed by the roles of William Barret Travis in The Alamo and Weston Liggett in Butterfield 8, both films released in the autumn of 1960. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laurence Harvey has received more than 1,830,243 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Laurence Harvey is the 1,217th most popular actor (up from 1,563rd in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 58th in 2019) and the most popular Lithuanian Actor.

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  • 66.29

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.69

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Laurence Harvey ranks 1,217 out of 10,030Before him are John Heard, Kirsten Dunst, George Reeves, Myrna Loy, Otto Sander, and Lucy Lawless. After him are Peter Mayhew, Casey Affleck, Richard Bull, Rita Wilson, Britt Ekland, and Marisa Tomei.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Laurence Harvey ranks 139Before him are Adrian Frutiger, Humberto Maturana, Paul Elvstrøm, Jo Schlesser, Sisavath Keobounphanh, and Donald Judd. After him are Emilio Caprile, Ann Morgan Guilbert, László Budai, Djivan Gasparyan, Eddie Fisher, and Gerald Bull. Among people deceased in 1973, Laurence Harvey ranks 77Before him are Bruno Maderna, Frank Jack Fletcher, José Villalonga Llorente, Robert Ryan, Gian Francesco Malipiero, and Merian C. Cooper. After him are Soong Ai-ling, Sessue Hayakawa, Ben Webster, Roger Williamson, Jack Hawkins, and Lorenzo Fernández.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Laurence Harvey ranks 47 out of 235Before him are Jonas Mekas (1922), Janusz Radziwiłł (1612), Sophia of Lithuania (1371), Boris Skossyreff (1896), Birutė (1317), and Wanda Rutkiewicz (1943). After him are Augustinas Voldemaras (1883), Uljana Semjonova (1952), Simon Dach (1605), Antoni Radziwiłł (1775), George Maciunas (1931), and Gitanas Nausėda (1964).

Among ACTORS In Lithuania

Among actors born in Lithuania, Laurence Harvey ranks 1After him are Donatas Banionis (1924), Jacques Sernas (1925), Ingeborga Dapkūnaitė (1963), and Cornell Borchers (1925).

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