Miriam Margolyes

1941 - Today

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Miriam Margolyes (; born 18 May 1941) is a British-Australian actress. Her earliest roles were in theatre; after several supporting roles in film and television, she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence (1993) and was cast in the role of Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter film series. Margolyes has spent many years dividing her time between the United Kingdom, Australia, and Italy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miriam Margolyes has received more than 6,044,842 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Miriam Margolyes is the 2,415th most popular actor (up from 2,637th in 2019), the 2,236th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,453rd in 2019) and the 307th most popular Actor.

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  • 29

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  • 4.60

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Among actors, Miriam Margolyes ranks 2,415 out of 9,996Before her are Catherine Keener, Marion Davies, Alice Brady, Wallace Beery, Richard Conte, and Rachel Ward. After her are Guy Marchand, Dan O'Herlihy, Yevgeny Vakhtangov, Joe Turkel, Marguerite Durand, and Georgia Hale.

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Among people born in 1941, Miriam Margolyes ranks 233Before her are Richie Havens, Stephen J. Cannell, Salvador Sadurní, Aleksandar Shalamanov, Vyacheslav Vedenin, and Daniel Schmid. After her are Yevhen Marchuk, Andrea de Adamich, Prince William of Gloucester, Robert McKee, Desmond Dekker, and Silvio Moser.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Miriam Margolyes ranks 2,236 out of 7,765Before her are Charles Lamb (1775), George Albert Smith (1864), Prasutagus (50), Sylvia Pankhurst (1882), George Romney (1734), and Rachel Ward (1957). After her are Roger Cotes (1682), Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham (1730), Prince William of Gloucester (1941), Nick Hornby (1957), Adam Clayton (1960), and Anthony Quayle (1913).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Miriam Margolyes ranks 307Before her are Norman Wisdom (1915), Damian Lewis (1971), Lindsay Duncan (1950), Philip Stone (1924), Edward Hardwicke (1932), and Rachel Ward (1957). After her are Anthony Quayle (1913), Claude Rains (1889), Ben Barnes (1981), Felicity Jones (1983), Cary Elwes (1962), and Cedric Hardwicke (1893).

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