Michael Rennie

1909 - 1971

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Michael Rennie (born Eric Alexander Rennie; 25 August 1909 – 10 June 1971) was a British film, television and stage actor, who had leading roles in a number of Hollywood films, including his portrayal of the space visitor Klaatu in the science fiction film The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Rennie has received more than 1,045,935 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Rennie is the 3,549th most popular actor (down from 3,389th in 2019), the 3,017th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,905th in 2019) and the 450th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Michael Rennie ranks 3,549 out of 10,030Before him are Aleksandr Abdulov, Catherine Frot, Hiroshi Abe, Katherine Moennig, Jack Benny, and Wojciech Bogusławski. After him are Stefania Casini, Olivia Williams, Fahriye Evcen, Gilbert Gottfried, Dietmar Schönherr, and Noah Wyle.

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Among people born in 1909, Michael Rennie ranks 218Before him are Arvo Askola, Ashapurna Devi, David Murray, Song Renqiong, Arthur Machado, and Martin Lings. After him are James Agee, Sven Jonasson, Luiz Luz, Alex Raymond, Reinhold Münzenberg, and Laxmi Prasad Devkota. Among people deceased in 1971, Michael Rennie ranks 130Before him are Étienne Gailly, Kathleen Lonsdale, Richmond Landon, Joseph Helffrich, Broncho Billy Anderson, and Jacques Ochs. After him are Jean Vilar, Lauro Amadò, Jo Cals, Rockwell Kent, Maguba Syrtlanova, and Jean-Pierre Monseré.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Rennie ranks 3,017 out of 6,924Before him are David Lloyd (1950), Barry Flanagan (1941), Ælfgifu of Northampton (990), Martin Lings (1909), Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914), and Maria Edgeworth (1768). After him are James B. Francis (1815), Olivia Williams (1968), Verney Lovett Cameron (1844), Isaac Watts (1674), Henry of Huntingdon (1080), and Joe Fagan (1921).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Michael Rennie ranks 450Before him are Jeremy Northam (1961), Ken Stott (1954), Brian Blessed (1936), Una Stubbs (1937), George Coulouris (1903), and Edmund Purdom (1926). After him are Olivia Williams (1968), John Callen (1946), Zoie Palmer (null), Ben Chaplin (1969), Richard Madden (1986), and Teresa Ann Savoy (1955).

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