Nicol Williamson

1936 - 2011

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Thomas Nicol Williamson (14 September 1936 – 16 December 2011) was a British actor. He was once described by playwright John Osborne as "the greatest actor since Marlon Brando". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicol Williamson has received more than 1,437,680 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicol Williamson is the 3,311th most popular actor (down from 3,233rd in 2019), the 2,764th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,749th in 2019) and the 401st most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Nicol Williamsons by language

Over the past year Nicol Williamson has had the most page views in the with 170,901 views, followed by German (19,205), and French (16,396). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Welsh (103.67%), French (95.07%), and Luxembourgish (76.57%)


Among actors, Nicol Williamson ranks 3,311 out of 13,578Before him are Gabriel Macht, Constance Towers, Sofia Boutella, Marsha Mason, Stefania Casini, and Gene Barry. After him are Clarence Nash, Franco Fabrizi, Tom Hollander, Herbert Ross, Joely Richardson, and Brie Larson.

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Among people born in 1936, Nicol Williamson ranks 287Before him are Edén Pastora, Anthony Zerbe, Alex Rocco, Hiroo Kanamori, Ivan Dias, and Guillermo Escalada. After him are Emil Loteanu, Elisabeth Kopp, Ivan Marchuk, Stephen E. Ambrose, Nutan, and Frederick Ballantyne. Among people deceased in 2011, Nicol Williamson ranks 214Before him are Michael S. Hart, Takaji Mori, Shigeo Yaegashi, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Vang Pao, and Coen Moulijn. After him are Valery Rozhdestvensky, Robert Ballaman, Friedrich Kittler, Ludo Martens, Ida Fink, and George Devol.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nicol Williamson ranks 2,764 out of 8,785Before him are Don Revie (1927), Edward Woodward (1930), Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907), William Camden (1551), Andrew Latimer (1949), and Nancy Mackay (1922). After him are Sigeberht of Wessex (750), Tom Hollander (1967), Joely Richardson (1965), G. I. Taylor (1886), Joseph Aspdin (1778), and Ceol of Wessex (600).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Nicol Williamson ranks 401Before him are Ioan Gruffudd (1973), Lily Collins (1989), Graham McTavish (1961), Caroline Munro (1949), Phyllida Law (1932), and Edward Woodward (1930). After him are Tom Hollander (1967), Joely Richardson (1965), Lennie James (1965), Mary Ure (1933), Caroline Goodall (1959), and Amanda Tapping (1965).

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