Peter Sellers

1925 - 1980

Peter Sellers

Peter Sellers, CBE (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was an English film actor, comedian and singer. He performed in the BBC Radio comedy series The Goon Show, featured on a number of hit comic songs and became known to a worldwide audience through his many film roles, among them Chief Inspector Clouseau in The Pink Panther series of films. Born in Portsmouth, Sellers made his stage debut at the Kings Theatre, Southsea, when he was two weeks old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Sellers has received more than 6,364,563 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 202nd most popular actor.

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  • 6.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Peter Sellers ranks 201 out of 8,832Before him are Russell Crowe, Gérard Philipe, Malcolm McDowell, Simone Signoret, Gary Oldman, and Geraldine Chaplin. After him are Salman Khan, Angela Lansbury, Marcel Marceau, Shirley Temple, Giuliano Gemma, and Lauren Bacall.

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Among people born in 1925, Peter Sellers ranks 26Before him are Jorge Rafael Videla, Giorgio Napolitano, Rock Hudson, Douglas Engelbart, Ananda Mahidol, and Jack Lemmon. After him are Simon van der Meer, Angela Lansbury, Frantz Fanon, Pierre Boulez, Nílton Santos, and Robert Edwards. Among people deceased in 1980, Peter Sellers ranks 24Before him are Tamara de Lempicka, Joe Dassin, Hans Asperger, Vladimir Vysotsky, Milton H. Erickson, and Gianni Rodari. After him are Alexei Kosygin, Otto Frank, Óscar Romero, Marcelo Caetano, Gregory Bateson, and Bill Evans.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Sellers ranks 332 out of 5,347Before him are Edward Victor Appleton (1892), G. H. Hardy (1877), Benjamin Britten (1913), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Christopher Wren (1632), and Alfred North Whitehead (1861). After him are Henry Morgan (1635), William Crookes (1832), William Petty (1623), Fred Hoyle (1915), Ronald Coase (1910), and Syd Barrett (1946).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Peter Sellers ranks 31Before him are John Hurt (1940), Jane Birkin (1946), Benny Hill (1924), David Suchet (1946), Malcolm McDowell (1943), and Gary Oldman (1958). After him are Angela Lansbury (1925), Ian McShane (1942), Jeremy Irons (1948), Timothy Dalton (1946), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), and Patrick Stewart (1940).