Peter Capaldi

1958 - Today

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Peter Dougan Capaldi (; born 14 April 1958) is a Scottish actor, director, writer and musician. He portrayed the twelfth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who (2013–2017) and Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It (2005–2012), for which he received four British Academy Television Award nominations, winning Best Male Comedy Performance in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Capaldi has received more than 7,179,446 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Peter Capaldi is the 1,707th most popular actor (up from 2,275th in 2019), the 1,784th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,241st in 2019) and the 232nd most popular British Actor.

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  • 7.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Peter Capaldi ranks 1,707 out of 10,030Before him are Karl Urban, Nell Gwyn, Mickey Hargitay, Rachel Félix, Miranda Richardson, and Per Oscarsson. After him are Felicity Huffman, David Arquette, Sebastian Koch, Vince Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Peter van Eyck.

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Among people born in 1958, Peter Capaldi ranks 68Before him are Giuseppe Baresi, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Riccardo Paletti, Lorenzo Lamas, Søren Lerby, and Miranda Richardson. After him are Tracey Adams, Rachid Taha, Kais Saied, Paul Di'Anno, Pernilla August, and Alessandro Baricco.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Capaldi ranks 1,784 out of 6,924Before him are Tom Ellis (1978), Thomas Gray (1716), Nell Gwyn (1650), Michael Powell (1905), Miranda Richardson (1958), and George Meredith (1828). After him are Augustus Pugin (1812), David C. H. Austin (1926), Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder (1890), Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (1390), Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1310), and Rick Parfitt (1948).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Capaldi ranks 232Before him are Trevor Howard (1913), Eric Campbell (1880), Lynn Redgrave (1943), Tom Ellis (1978), Nell Gwyn (1650), and Miranda Richardson (1958). After him are Billy Connolly (1942), Ida Lupino (1918), Charles Gray (1928), Tom Felton (1987), Anthony Dawson (1916), and Lilian Harvey (1906).

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