Michael York

1942 - Today

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Michael York OBE (born Michael Hugh Johnson; 27 March 1942) is an English actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael York has received more than 2,131,855 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Michael York is the 675th most popular actor (up from 923rd in 2019), the 850th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,155th in 2019) and the 104th most popular British Actor.

Michael York is most famous for his role as the elf prince in the film "The Lord of the Rings"

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  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael York ranks 675 out of 10,030Before him are Alyson Hannigan, Mads Mikkelsen, Barry Nelson, Vera Miles, Louis Jourdan, and Katina Paxinou. After him are John Payne, Lee Majors, John Saxon, Walter Brennan, Jennifer Jones, and Dev Anand.

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Among people born in 1942, Michael York ranks 84Before him are Jean-Claude Trichet, Muhammadu Buhari, George Jung, Hissène Habré, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, and Larry Flynt. After him are Donna Leon, Manolo Blahnik, Conrad Schumann, Vladimír Mečiar, Pál Schmitt, and Karen Grassle.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael York ranks 850 out of 6,924Before him are Ealhswith (852), Wat Tyler (1341), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Duncan Edwards (1936), David I of Scotland (1084), and Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738). After him are Robert Peel (1788), Petula Clark (1932), John Hawkins (1532), Peter Mansfield (1933), Lobsang Rampa (1910), and John Edensor Littlewood (1885).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Michael York ranks 104Before him are Tom Hardy (1977), David McCallum (1933), Graham Chapman (1941), Marty Feldman (1934), Robert Powell (1944), and Benedict Cumberbatch (1976). After him are Julie Walters (1950), Bernard Hill (1944), Orlando Bloom (1977), Ian McDiarmid (1944), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), and Brian Cox (1946).

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