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 1,410,381 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicholas Parsons is the 7,030th most popular actor, the 4,905th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 838th most popular British Actor.

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  • 3.92

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Among actors, Nicholas Parsons ranks 7,030 out of 10,030Before him are Rod La Rocque, Karen Fukuhara, Sophie Thompson, Audrey Meadows, Ralph Ineson, and Julie Strain. After him are Kim Yoo-jung, Charlene Choi, Bouli Lanners, Erik Per Sullivan, Robin Antin, and Colin Egglesfield.

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Among people born in 1923, Nicholas Parsons ranks 373Before him are Harish-Chandra, Don Barksdale, Ram Jethmalani, Bonita Granville, Jimmy Mullen, and Ninian Stephen. After him are Adele Mara, Anthony Bevilacqua, Ted Knight, Kenny Rollins, Hugh Shearer, and Dora Bryan. Among people deceased in 2020, Nicholas Parsons ranks 515Before him are Slade Gorton, Willie Thorne, Hana Kimura, Hadi Khosroshahi, Arnie Robinson, and Jorge Llopart. After him are Caroline Flack, Trevor Cherry, Don Edmunds, Miljan Mrdaković, Lara van Ruijven, and Charley Pride.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nicholas Parsons ranks 4,905 out of 6,924Before him are Ashley Jensen (1969), Joey Barton (1982), Jasper Fforde (1961), Conn Iggulden (1971), Sophie Thompson (1962), and Ralph Ineson (1969). After him are Caroline Flack (1979), Thomas Dolby (1958), Jim Baxter (1939), John Lydgate (1370), Angela Mortimer (1932), and Jonny Evans (1988).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Nicholas Parsons ranks 838Before him are Anna Chancellor (1965), Tara Fitzgerald (1967), Rachel Hurd-Wood (1990), Ashley Jensen (1969), Sophie Thompson (1962), and Ralph Ineson (1969). After him are Patricia Bredin (1935), Jack Wild (1952), Charlie Heaton (1994), David Oyelowo (1976), Chris Larkin (1967), and Steve Valentine (1966).

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