Margaret Rutherford

1892 - 1972

Margaret Rutherford

Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, (11 May 1892 – 22 May 1972) was an English actress of stage, television and film. She came to prominence 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 1,158,176 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 472nd most popular actor.

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Among actors, Margaret Rutherford ranks 468 out of 8,832Before her are Natalie Portman, Jessica Tandy, Louise Fletcher, Vincent Price, Peter Dinklage, and Danny Glover. After her are William Hurt, John Holmes, Lillian Gish, Robert Carlyle, Loie Fuller, and Raj Kapoor.

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Among people born in 1892, Margaret Rutherford ranks 43Before her are Shirō Ishii, Bruno Schulz, Amanullah Khan, Andrey Yeryomenko, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, and Nikolai Kondratiev. After her are E. H. Carr, Mary Pickford, József Mindszenty, V. Gordon Childe, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, and Erich Auerbach. Among people deceased in 1972, Margaret Rutherford ranks 30Before her are Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Max Theiler, Athenagoras I of Constantinople, Heinrich Lübke, Jackie Robinson, and Georg von Békésy. After her are Henri Coandă, Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Fredric Brown, Karl Silberbauer, Lale Andersen, and Louis Leakey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Rutherford ranks 657 out of 5,347Before her are James Macpherson (1736), Robert Graves (1895), Jessica Tandy (1909), James Callaghan (1912), Rosamunde Pilcher (1924), and Anthony James Leggett (1938). After her are E. H. Carr (1892), Andrew Wiles (1953), Stirling Moss (1929), Robert Carlyle (1961), William Penn (1645), and Harry Kroto (1939).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Margaret Rutherford ranks 68Before her are Diana Rigg (1938), Daniel Craig (1968), Christian Bale (1974), Joan Collins (1933), Peter Finch (1916), and Jessica Tandy (1909). After her are Robert Carlyle (1961), Naomi Watts (1968), Bill Nighy (1949), Helena Bonham Carter (1966), Peter Cushing (1913), and Jude Law (1972).