Patrick Troughton

1920 - 1987

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Patrick George Troughton (; 25 March 1920 – 28 March 1987) was an English character actor. He was classically trained for the stage but became most widely known for his roles in television and film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Troughton has received more than 1,827,631 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Patrick Troughton is the 2,404th most popular actor (down from 2,122nd in 2019), the 2,284th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,141st in 2019) and the 313th most popular British Actor.

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  • 62.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Patrick Troughton ranks 2,404 out of 10,030Before him are Felicity Jones, Warren Oates, Laurie Metcalf, Marion Davies, Nonna Mordyukova, and Sidse Babett Knudsen. After him are Ralf Moeller, Stanisław Mikulski, Belinda Lee, Cathy O'Donnell, Tonie Marshall, and David Tomlinson.

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Among people born in 1920, Patrick Troughton ranks 185Before him are Anne-Cath. Vestly, Philippa Foot, Barend Biesheuvel, Alf Ramsey, Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani, and Fernando Riera. After him are José Gonzalvo, George Shultz, Ignatius IV of Antioch, Fiorenzo Magni, Machiko Hasegawa, and Ronald Speirs. Among people deceased in 1987, Patrick Troughton ranks 117Before him are René Lévesque, Vicente Calderón, Rashid Karami, Conny Plank, Kishore Kumar, and Woody Herman. After him are Victoria Kent, Bengt Strömgren, Tuvia Bielski, Richard Marquand, Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, and Sachchidananda Vatsyayan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Patrick Troughton ranks 2,284 out of 6,924Before him are John Mahoney (1940), J. M. E. McTaggart (1866), Graham Sutherland (1903), Charles Burney (1726), Felicity Jones (1983), and Brenda Milner (1918). After him are Howard Webb (1971), Belinda Lee (1935), David Tomlinson (1917), John McAfee (1945), Lord Leopold Mountbatten (1889), and John Terry (1980).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Patrick Troughton ranks 313Before him are Damian Lewis (1971), Tommy Flanagan (1965), Gordon Jackson (1923), Samantha Eggar (1939), John Mahoney (1940), and Felicity Jones (1983). After him are Belinda Lee (1935), David Tomlinson (1917), Billy Boyd (1968), Lesley-Anne Down (1954), Norman Wisdom (1915), and David Tennant (1971).

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