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Pierce Brosnan

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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 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 24,056,130 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierce Brosnan is the 98th most popular actor (up from 138th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 15th 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.

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  • 24M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Pierce Brosnan ranks 98 out of 9,996Before him are Richard Gere, Charlotte Rampling, Leslie Nielsen, Jason Statham, Michael Gambon, and Sidney Poitier. After him are Tom Selleck, Shah Rukh Khan, Gary Cooper, Alec Baldwin, Monica Vitti, and Helen Mirren.

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Among people born in 1953, Pierce Brosnan ranks 3Before him are Xi Jinping and Moon Jae-in. After him are Zico, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Brigitte Macron, Herta Müller, Norodom Sihamoni, Kim Basinger, Isabelle Huppert, and Richard Clayderman.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Pierce Brosnan ranks 10 out of 501Before him are Jonathan Swift (1667), George Bernard Shaw (1856), George Berkeley (1685), Samuel Beckett (1906), Michael Gambon (1940), and Edmund Burke (1729). After him are Bram Stoker (1847), Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769), William Rowan Hamilton (1805), Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet (1819), Francis Bacon (1909), and John Scotus Eriugena (810).

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), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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