Pierce Brosnan

1953 - Today

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Pierce Brendan Brosnan OBE (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor and film producer. He was the fifth actor to play the fictional secret agent James Bond in the Bond film series, starring in four films from 1995 to 2002 (GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day) and in multiple video games. After leaving school at age 16, Brosnan began training in commercial illustration and went on to attend the Drama Centre in London for three years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierce Brosnan has received more than 28,955,158 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Pierce Brosnan is the 139th most popular actor (down from 98th in 2019), the 14th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 10th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Irish Actor.

Pierce Brosnan is most famous for playing James Bond in a series of films from 1995 to 2002.

Memorability Metrics

  • 29M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Pierce Brosnans by language

Over the past year Pierce Brosnan has had the most page views in the with 4,154,258 views, followed by German (560,219), and Spanish (475,582). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (135.63%), Cornish (111.41%), and Sundanese (103.94%)


Among actors, Pierce Brosnan ranks 139 out of 13,578Before him are Bruno Ganz, Donald Sutherland, Irene Papas, Gary Cooper, Gene Hackman, and Ben Kingsley. After him are Richard Madden, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Philippe Noiret, Robert Duvall, Susan Sarandon, and Gérard Philipe.

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Among people born in 1953, Pierce Brosnan ranks 6Before him are Xi Jinping, Zico, Jeffrey Epstein, Moon Jae-in, and Tony Blair. After him are Brigitte Macron, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Herta Müller, Isabelle Huppert, Kim Basinger, and Richard Clayderman.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Pierce Brosnan ranks 14 out of 549Before him are Michael Gambon (1940), Francis Bacon (1909), Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769), Bram Stoker (1847), Edmund Burke (1729), and Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819). After him are Richard Harris (1930), William Rowan Hamilton (1805), Anne Bonny (1702), John Scotus Eriugena (810), W. B. Yeats (1865), and Columbanus (540).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Pierce Brosnan ranks 2Before him are Michael Gambon (1940). After him are Richard Harris (1930), Lola Montez (1821), Cillian Murphy (1976), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Maureen O'Hara (1920), David Kelly (1929), Colin Farrell (1976), Brenda Fricker (1945), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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