Pierce Brosnan

1953 - Today

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Pierce Brendan Brosnan (; born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor and film producer. He is best known as the fifth actor to play 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 portraying the character 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 20,492,638 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierce Brosnan is the 138th most popular actor (up from 142nd in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 17th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Irish Actor.

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

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  • 76.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Pierce Brosnan ranks 138 out of 10,030Before him are Julie Andrews, Shirley Temple, Diane Keaton, Jean Gabin, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Christopher Plummer. After him are Bette Davis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Walker, Charlotte Rampling, Joe Pesci, and Peter Ustinov.

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Among people born in 1953, Pierce Brosnan ranks 4Before him are Xi Jinping, Moon Jae-in, and Zico. After him are Norodom Sihamoni, Herta Müller, Kim Basinger, Jeffrey Epstein, Brigitte Macron, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Richard Stallman, and Isabelle Huppert.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Pierce Brosnan ranks 15 out of 460Before him are Bram Stoker (1847), Edmund Burke (1729), Francis Bacon (1909), Peter O'Toole (1932), Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819), and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769). After him are John Scotus Eriugena (810), Anne Bonny (1702), Richard Harris (1930), W. B. Yeats (1865), William Rowan Hamilton (1805), and Laurence Sterne (1713).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Pierce Brosnan ranks 3Before him are Michael Gambon (1940) and Peter O'Toole (1932). After him are Richard Harris (1930), Katie McGrath (1983), Lola Montez (1821), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Cillian Murphy (1976), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bernard Lee (1908), Brendan Gleeson (1955), and Colin Farrell (1976).

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