Michael Gough

1916 - 2011

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Francis Michael Gough ( GOF; 23 November 1916 – 17 March 2011) was a British character actor who made more than 150 film and television appearances. He is known for his roles in the Hammer Horror Films from 1958, with his first role as Sir Arthur Holmwood in Dracula, and for his recurring role as Alfred Pennyworth in all four of the Batman films from 1989 to 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Gough has received more than 1,723,950 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Gough is the 687th most popular actor (down from 506th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Malaysia (up from 4th in 2019) and the most popular Malaysian Actor.

Michael Gough was a British actor who was best known for his role as Alfred in the Batman series.

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Among actors, Michael Gough ranks 687 out of 10,030Before him are Dev Anand, James Garner, Jeroen Krabbé, Ryan Reynolds, Frank Langella, and James Spader. After him are Benicio del Toro, Eva Marie Saint, Ron Howard, Setsuko Hara, Julie Walters, and Michel Galabru.

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Among people born in 1916, Michael Gough ranks 48Before him are Natalia Ginzburg, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Ephraim Katzir, Masaki Kobayashi, Robert F. Furchgott, and Frederick Chapman Robbins. After him are Abdul Rahman Arif, Glenn Ford, Saburō Sakai, Maria Altmann, Dino Risi, and Ray Conniff. Among people deceased in 2011, Michael Gough ranks 51Before him are Richard Winters, Ernesto Sabato, Ralph M. Steinman, Baruj Benacerraf, Leonora Carrington, and Dev Anand. After him are Jane Russell, Ante Marković, Har Gobind Khorana, Tom Gehrels, Maria Altmann, and Michael Cacoyannis.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Michael Gough ranks 3 out of 54Before him are Mahathir Mohamad (1925) and Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903). After him are Abdul Halim of Kedah (1927), Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), Abdul Razak Hussein (1922), Michelle Yeoh (1962), Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), Hussein Onn (1922), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), and Jimmy Choo (1948).

Among ACTORS In Malaysia

Among actors born in Malaysia, Michael Gough ranks 1After him are Michelle Yeoh (1962), Claudia Wells (1966), Henry Golding (1987), and Simon Russell Beale (1961).

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