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Margaret Rutherford

1892 - 1972

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Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was an English actress of stage, television and film. She came to national attention following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. She won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her role as the Duchess of Brighton in The V.I.P.s (1963). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Rutherford has received more than 1,946,437 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Margaret Rutherford is the 583rd most popular actor (up from 825th in 2019), the 741st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,015th in 2019) and the 91st most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Margaret Rutherford ranks 583 out of 9,996Before her are Courteney Cox, Vincent Price, Jane Russell, Joanne Woodward, Pat Hitchcock, and Guy Williams. After her are Pier Angeli, Lila Kedrova, Derek Jacobi, Ernie Hudson, William H. Macy, and Bruno Cremer.

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Among people born in 1892, Margaret Rutherford ranks 51Before her are Bolesław Bierut, E. H. Carr, Nikolai Kondratiev, V. Gordon Childe, Oswald Pohl, and Mary Pickford. After her are Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, József Mindszenty, Erich Auerbach, Johannes Frießner, Mikhail Kirponos, and Hjalmar Siilasvuo. Among people deceased in 1972, Margaret Rutherford ranks 30Before her are Paul-Henri Spaak, Max Theiler, Heinrich Lübke, Asta Nielsen, Georg von Békésy, and Ferdinand Čatloš. After her are Jackie Robinson, Emil Maurice, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Henri Coandă, Karl Silberbauer, and Natalie Clifford Barney.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Rutherford ranks 741 out of 7,765Before her are Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), Samuel Richardson (1689), Catherine of Lancaster (1373), Arthur Cayley (1821), Pat Hitchcock (1928), and Frederick Griffith (1879). After her are Harry Kroto (1939), Derek Jacobi (1938), Bruce Chatwin (1940), Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443), Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430), and James Joseph Sylvester (1814).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Margaret Rutherford ranks 91Before her are Kenneth Branagh (1960), Rosemary Harris (1927), Kim Cattrall (1956), Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), and Pat Hitchcock (1928). After her are Derek Jacobi (1938), Boris Karloff (1887), Terence Stamp (1938), Tim Roth (1961), Charles Laughton (1899), and Imelda Staunton (1956).

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