Raymond Massey

1896 - 1983

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Raymond Hart Massey (August 30, 1896 – July 29, 1983) was a Canadian actor, known for his commanding, stage-trained voice. For his lead role in Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), Massey was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Among his most well known roles were Dr Gillespie in the NBC television series Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Massey has received more than 1,180,829 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Raymond Massey is the 2,753rd most popular actor (down from 1,931st in 2019), the 220th most popular biography from Canada (down from 153rd in 2019) and the 70th most popular Canadian Actor.

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Among actors, Raymond Massey ranks 2,753 out of 10,030Before him are Ellen Terry, Roseanne Barr, Paulette Dubost, Lili Damita, Joseph Bologna, and Penny Marshall. After him are Joe Morton, Michel Duchaussoy, Lee Jong-suk, Eve Meyer, Dany Robin, and Sabine Azéma.

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Among people born in 1896, Raymond Massey ranks 140Before him are Alberto Vargas, Alberto Demicheli, Manuel A. Odría, Lester Germer, Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven, and Carlos P. Garcia. After him are Murray Leinster, Marguerite Laugier, Joseph Schildkraut, Robert Gerhard, Rafael Franco, and Jessie Royce Landis. Among people deceased in 1983, Raymond Massey ranks 122Before him are Antonin Magne, Yuri Levitan, Nichita Stănescu, Gabrielle Roy, Semyon Ignatyev, and Bill Brandt. After him are Manuel Ferreira, Juan Carlos Zabala, Rudolf Wolters, Earl Tupper, Erich Juskowiak, and John Bodkin Adams.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Raymond Massey ranks 220 out of 1,130Before him are Gabrielle Roy (1909), John Murray (1841), Alfred Aho (1941), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Oliver Platt (1960), and Robbie Robertson (1943). After him are Patrick J. Adams (1981), Kim Coates (1958), Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), Michael Bublé (1975), The Weeknd (1990), and Norman L. Bowen (1887).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Raymond Massey ranks 70Before him are Martin Short (1950), Neve Campbell (1973), Barry Pepper (1970), Marc Singer (1948), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), and Oliver Platt (1960). After him are Patrick J. Adams (1981), Kim Coates (1958), Deborah Kara Unger (1966), Stephen Amell (1981), Elias Koteas (1961), and Colleen Dewhurst (1924).

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