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Nicholas Parsons

1923 - 2020

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Christopher Nicholas Parsons (10 October 1923 – 28 January 2020) was an English actor, straight man and radio and television presenter. He was the long-running presenter of the comedy radio show Just a Minute and hosted the game show Sale of the Century during the 1970s and early 1980s. Parsons was born and grew up in Grantham, Lincolnshire, and was educated at St Paul's School, London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas Parsons has received more than 1,583,731 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nicholas Parsons is the 8,072nd most popular actor (down from 7,025th in 2019), the 5,446th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,893rd in 2019) and the 942nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 1.42

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  • 3.95

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Among actors, Nicholas Parsons ranks 8,072 out of 9,996Before him are Robert Frazer, Hans Conried, Mario Lopez, Hart Bochner, Fred Clark, and John Ventimiglia. After him are Beatrice Rosen, Todd Bridges, Michie Tomizawa, Leslie Jordan, Alastair Sim, and Samara Weaving.

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Among people born in 1923, Nicholas Parsons ranks 415Before him are Dannie Abse, Ram Jethmalani, Trevor Ford, Ted Knight, Ninian Stephen, and Ed McMahon. After him are Anne Jeffreys, Gene Reynolds, Jimmy Mullen, Balbir Singh Sr., Adele Mara, and Don Barksdale. Among people deceased in 2020, Nicholas Parsons ranks 669Before him are Alexander Vedernikov, Fatemeh Rahbar, Pop Smoke, Gregory Areshian, Alfredo Lim, and Vadão. After him are Gene Reynolds, Geoffrey Palmer, Erick Morillo, Tarun Gogoi, Jay Benedict, and Mac Davis.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nicholas Parsons ranks 5,446 out of 7,765Before him are Richard Robarts (1944), Stan Cullis (1916), Peter Mandelson (1953), Lara Pulver (1980), George Newnes (1851), and Suki Waterhouse (1992). After him are Alastair Sim (1900), Martin Clunes (1961), Selwyn Lloyd (1904), Dorothy Mackaill (1903), Paul Blackthorne (1969), and Carlo Rota (1961).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Nicholas Parsons ranks 942Before him are Laura Carmichael (1986), Steve Valentine (1966), Joe Cole (1988), Billie Piper (1982), Lee Evans (1964), and Lara Pulver (1980). After him are Alastair Sim (1900), Martin Clunes (1961), Dorothy Mackaill (1903), Paul Blackthorne (1969), Carlo Rota (1961), and Max Irons (1985).

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