Peter Finch

1916 - 1977

Peter Finch

Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (28 September 1916 – 14 January 1977) was an English-Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network, which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Actor, his fifth Best Actor award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and a Best Actor award from the Golden Globes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Finch has received more than 1,615,821 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 453rd most popular actor.

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  • 61.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Peter Finch ranks 449 out of 8,832Before him are Elizabeth Montgomery, Halle Berry, Joan Collins, Raquel Welch, Adam Sandler, and Helmut Berger. After him are Mads Mikkelsen, Curd Jürgens, Adam West, Douglas Fairbanks, Shah Rukh Khan, and Charlie Sheen.

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Among people born in 1916, Peter Finch ranks 34Before him are Sune Bergström, C. Wright Mills, Christian B. Anfinsen, Virginia Satir, P. W. Botha, and Peter Weiss. After him are Paul Keres, Jacque Fresco, Frederick Chapman Robbins, Edward Heath, Dương Văn Minh, and Ephraim Katzir. Among people deceased in 1977, Peter Finch ranks 26Before him are Bing Crosby, Francis Gary Powers, Alexander Luria, Andreas Baader, Clarice Lispector, and Groucho Marx. After him are Edgar Adrian, James Jones, Gudrun Ensslin, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Archibald Hill, and Sergey Ilyushin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Finch ranks 639 out of 5,347Before him are John Mayall (1933), Macbeth, King of Scotland (1005), George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon (1866), William Pitt the Younger (1759), George Darwin (1845), and Joan Collins (1933). After him are Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), Edgar Adrian (1889), Christopher Nolan (1970), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), Duncan Edwards (1936), and Richard Arkwright (1732).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Finch ranks 66Before him are Kate Winslet (1975), Oona O'Neill (1925), Diana Rigg (1938), Daniel Craig (1968), Christian Bale (1974), and Joan Collins (1933). After him are Jessica Tandy (1909), Margaret Rutherford (1892), Robert Carlyle (1961), Naomi Watts (1968), Bill Nighy (1949), and Helena Bonham Carter (1966).