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Peter Sallis

1921 - 2017

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Peter John Sallis (1 February 1921 – 2 June 2017) was a British actor, mainly known for his work in television. He was the voice of Wallace in the Academy Award-winning Wallace and Gromit films and portrayed Norman "Cleggy" Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine from its 1973 inception until the final episode in 2010, making him the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes. Additionally, he portrayed Norman Clegg's father in the prequel series First of the Summer Wine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Sallis has received more than 2,826,545 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Peter Sallis is the 7,783rd most popular actor (down from 6,393rd in 2019), the 5,306th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,621st in 2019) and the 909th most popular British Actor.

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  • 21

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  • 1.24

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  • 4.32

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Among actors, Peter Sallis ranks 7,783 out of 9,996Before him are Christian Clemenson, Natalie Schafer, David Alan Grier, Ann Sidney, Lee Joon, and Michelle Borth. After him are Mía Maestro, Simon Shelton, Fannie Ward, Emi Shinohara, Wi Ha-joon, and Brian Baumgartner.

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Among people born in 1921, Peter Sallis ranks 397Before him are Alan Hale Jr., John Aston Sr., Monty Hall, Vivian Blaine, Janet Blair, and Cliff Barker. After him are Ian Raby, John Davis, Wayne C. Booth, Tom Kilburn, Jack Valenti, and Bobby Wanzer. Among people deceased in 2017, Peter Sallis ranks 531Before him are Rhodri Morgan, Tim Parnell, Cheick Tioté, William H. Gass, Ernie Pieterse, and Connie Hawkins. After him are Harvey Atkin, Margit Schumann, Udupi Ramachandra Rao, J. P. Donleavy, Janusz Wójcik, and Mario Tullio Montano.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Sallis ranks 5,306 out of 7,765Before him are Raquel Cassidy (1968), Arthur Owen (1915), Ann Sidney (1944), Jonny Evans (1988), Alex McLeish (1959), and Gary McAllister (1964). After him are Graham Poll (1963), Simon Shelton (1966), Richard Lovelace (1617), John Wark (1957), John Oxley (1785), and Ian Raby (1921).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Sallis ranks 909Before him are Emily Bergl (1975), Simon Woods (1980), Jemima Kirke (1985), Zuleikha Robinson (1977), Raquel Cassidy (1968), and Ann Sidney (1944). After him are Simon Shelton (1966), Hazel Court (1926), Regé-Jean Page (1988), Robin Sachs (1951), Louise Lombard (1970), and Ralph Brown (1957).

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