Murray Head

1946 - Today

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Murray Seafield St George Head (born 5 March 1946) is an English actor and singer. Head has appeared in a number of films, including a starring role as the character Bob Elkin in the Oscar-nominated 1971 film Sunday Bloody Sunday. As a musician, he is most recognised for his international hit songs "Superstar" (from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar) and "One Night in Bangkok" (the 1984 single from the musical Chess, which topped the charts in various countries), and for his 1975 album Say It Ain't So. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Murray Head has received more than 1,435,580 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Murray Head is the 2,487th most popular actor (down from 2,300th in 2019), the 2,345th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,254th in 2019) and the 326th most popular British Actor.

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  • 62.14

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  • 20

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  • 3.12

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  • 2.96

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Among actors, Murray Head ranks 2,487 out of 10,030Before him are Jodie Whittaker, Ray Cooney, Cynthia Rhodes, Murray Hamilton, Vidya Balan, and Paul Wegener. After him are Fernando Colunga, Leila Abashidze, Frank Welker, Mayumi Tanaka, Kajol, and Ioan Gruffudd.

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Among people born in 1946, Murray Head ranks 260Before him are Bruce Davison, Colin Burgess, Nicole Garcia, Anatoliy Banishevskiy, Eugene Levy, and Slim Borgudd. After him are Frank Welker, Piet Schrijvers, Mick Ronson, Roselyne Bachelot, Luis Puenzo, and Gérard Grisey.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Murray Head ranks 2,345 out of 6,924Before him are Jodie Whittaker (1982), Ray Cooney (1932), David Mumford (1937), Hugh Despenser the younger (1287), Nick Hornby (1957), and John Aubrey (1626). After him are Allan Octavian Hume (1829), Edward Braddock (1695), Snowy White (1948), Ioan Gruffudd (1973), David Bailey (1938), and William Playfair (1759).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Murray Head ranks 326Before him are Pauline Moran (1947), Patricia Routledge (1929), Ray Stevenson (1964), Chris Vance (1971), Jodie Whittaker (1982), and Ray Cooney (1932). After him are Ioan Gruffudd (1973), Freddie Highmore (1992), Rufus Sewell (1967), Maurice Evans (1901), Barry Morse (1918), and Terry-Thomas (1911).

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