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Michael Palin

1943 - Today

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Sir Michael Edward Palin (; born 5 May 1943) is an English actor, comedian, writer, and television presenter. He was a member of the Monty Python comedy group. Since 1980, he has made a number of travel documentaries.Palin wrote most of his comedic material with fellow Python member Terry Jones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Palin has received more than 5,636,000 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Michael Palin is the 799th most popular actor (up from 822nd in 2019), the 951st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,013th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 5.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael Palin ranks 799 out of 9,996Before him are Margarita Lozano, Richard S. Castellano, Britt Ekland, Carl Reiner, David Caruso, and Coluche. After him are Ian McDiarmid, Stanley Tucci, Josh Brolin, Alan Ladd, Richard Schiff, and Cybill Shepherd.

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Among people born in 1943, Michael Palin ranks 97Before him are Ken Thompson, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Alain de Benoist, Piet Keizer, Jean-Claude Killy, and Edie Sedgwick. After him are Jacques Laffite, Wanda Rutkiewicz, Eric Idle, Thomas J. Sargent, Mario J. Molina, and Princess Margriet of the Netherlands.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Palin ranks 951 out of 7,765Before him are Simon Cowell (1959), Thomas De Quincey (1785), Anne Hyde (1637), Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (1982), John Berger (1926), and John Hawkwood (1320). After him are Ian McDiarmid (1944), Ron Dennis (1947), Michael Smith (1932), William Bligh (1754), Adam Ferguson (1723), and E. E. Evans-Pritchard (1902).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Michael Palin ranks 123Before him are Ewan McGregor (1971), Stephen Boyd (1931), Oliver Reed (1938), Jill Ireland (1936), Brian Cox (1946), and Orlando Bloom (1977). After him are Ian McDiarmid (1944), Denholm Elliott (1922), Eric Idle (1943), Michael York (1942), Ray Milland (1907), and James Mason (1909).

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