Paul Scofield

1922 - 2008

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David Paul Scofield (21 January 1922 – 19 March 2008) was an English actor. During a seven-decade career, Scofield achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, winning an Academy Award, Emmy, and Tony for his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Scofield has received more than 1,016,356 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 49 in 2019). Paul Scofield is the 1,630th most popular actor (down from 1,287th in 2019), the 1,721st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,497th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 64.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Paul Scofield ranks 1,630 out of 10,030Before him are Denise Richards, Isa Miranda, Robert Davi, Lee Byung-hun, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Fred Niblo. After him are Peter Gallagher, Claude Rich, Frank Stallone, John Hannah, Chris Sarandon, and Fernando Fernán Gómez.

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Among people born in 1922, Paul Scofield ranks 146Before him are Sōsuke Uno, Jackie Cooper, Georges Cottier, Yuri Averbakh, Dilip Kumar, and Bea Arthur. After him are Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg, Vasko Popa, Stanley Schachter, Dorothy Dandridge, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Corneille Guillaume Beverloo. Among people deceased in 2008, Paul Scofield ranks 96Before him are Manuel Marulanda, Sufi Abu Taleb, Leyla Gencer, Estelle Getty, Don S. Davis, and Claude Piron. After him are Lazare Ponticelli, Ove Andersson, Robert Mulligan, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, Josef Tal, and Boris Shakhlin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Scofield ranks 1,721 out of 6,924Before him are Adrian Newey (1958), Donald Maclean (1913), Godwin, Earl of Wessex (1001), Christopher Hitchens (1949), William Etty (1787), and Constantine II of Scotland (801). After him are John Stevens Henslow (1796), William Sealy Gosset (1876), John Bevis (1695), Frederick Marryat (1792), Alan Gardiner (1879), and Dick Francis (1920).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Paul Scofield ranks 222Before him are James Faulkner (1948), Joseph Fiennes (1970), James Cosmo (1947), James Fox (1939), Tom Hiddleston (1981), and Paul Bettany (1971). After him are John Hannah (1962), Emily Blunt (1983), Frances de la Tour (1944), Trevor Howard (1913), Eric Campbell (1880), and Lynn Redgrave (1943).

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