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Peter Davison

1951 - Today

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Peter Malcolm Gordon Moffett (born 13 April 1951), known professionally as Peter Davison, is an English actor with many credits in television dramas and sitcoms. He made his television acting debut in 1975 and became famous in 1978 as Tristan Farnon in the BBC's television adaptation of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small stories. Davison's subsequent starring roles included the sitcoms Holding the Fort (1980–1982) and Sink or Swim (1980–1982), the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who (1981–1984), Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Davison has received more than 5,278,307 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Peter Davison is the 4,041st most popular actor (up from 4,853rd in 2019), the 3,252nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,856th in 2019) and the 498th most popular British Actor.

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  • 5.3M

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  • 47.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Peter Davison ranks 4,041 out of 9,996Before him are Brendan Coyle, Dylan Walsh, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Renata Sorrah, Topher Grace, and Ally Sheedy. After him are Engin Akyürek, Andy Griffith, Julie Kavner, Clarence Williams III, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Mena Suvari.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Peter Davison ranks 287Before him are Greg Bear, Boško Abramović, Yvonne Farrell, Marie-Anne Chazel, Bob McAdoo, and Spike Edney. After him are Charlaine Harris, Biff Byford, Pam Dawber, Mike D'Antoni, Domitien Ndayizeye, and Michel Pollentier.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Davison ranks 3,252 out of 7,765Before him are Nick Park (1958), Matthew Garber (1956), Steve Coogan (1965), Brendan Coyle (1963), Peter Sinfield (1943), and Alison Moyet (1961). After him are Ivor Novello (1893), Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough (1790), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (1990), Elton Dean (1945), Anne Bradstreet (1612), and Mel B (1975).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Davison ranks 498Before him are Michael Ball (1962), Mark Gatiss (1966), Kaya Scodelario (1992), Sydney Greenstreet (1879), Matthew Garber (1956), and Brendan Coyle (1963). After him are Thomas Brodie-Sangster (1990), Kathy Burke (1964), Diana Dors (1931), Catherine Bell (1968), Rhona Mitra (1976), and Michelle Dockery (1981).

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