Richard Armitage

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Richard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English actor. He received recognition in the UK with his first leading role as John Thornton in the British television programme North & South (2004). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Armitage has received more than 144,721 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Richard Armitage is the 2,557th most popular actor (up from 3,200th in 2019), the 2,336th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,796th in 2019) and the 322nd most popular Actor.

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  • 140k

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  • 51.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Armitage ranks 2,557 out of 9,996Before him are Celeste Holm, Janusz Gajos, Clifton James, Ha Ji-won, Arielle Dombasle, and Barry Pepper. After him are Vera Alentova, Phil Hartman, Angélica María, Soledad Miranda, Eve Meyer, and Gordon Jackson.

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Among people born in 1971, Richard Armitage ranks 79Before him are Jennifer Lee, Sean Astin, Paul van Dyk, Matthew Vaughn, Demetrio Albertini, and Zlatko Zahovič. After him are Pedro de la Rosa, Nathan Fillion, Chris Vance, Edmundo, Valdis Dombrovskis, and Chris Hardwick.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Armitage ranks 2,336 out of 7,765Before him are Auguste Couder (1789), Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone (1874), Lytton Strachey (1880), Dennis Viollet (1933), Roger Fry (1866), and Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway (1261). After him are Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1870), Francis Crozier (1796), Peter Atkins (1940), William Gregor (1761), Tony Cragg (1949), and Arthur Holmes (1890).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Richard Armitage ranks 322Before him are Ian Richardson (1934), Bernard Fox (1927), Richard Madden (1986), Frank Finlay (1926), Maryam d'Abo (1960), and Delroy Lindo (1952). After him are Gordon Jackson (1923), Kevin McNally (1956), Patrick Magee (1922), Ian Bannen (1928), John Neville (1925), and Pauline Moran (1947).

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