Richard Briers

1934 - 2013

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Richard David Briers (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2013) was an English actor. His fifty-year career encompassed film, radio, stage and television. Briers first came to prominence as George Starling in Marriage Lines (1961–66), but it was a decade later, when he narrated Roobarb and Noah and Nelly in... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Briers has received more than 1,532,607 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Richard Briers is the 5,424th most popular actor (down from 4,352nd in 2019), the 4,180th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,422nd in 2019) and the 674th most popular British Actor.

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  • 20

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  • 3.99

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Among actors, Richard Briers ranks 5,424 out of 10,030Before him are James Ransone, Eleanor Boardman, Leonor Watling, Zbigniew Zamachowski, William Schallert, and Alison Eastwood. After him are Anthony Newley, Takeru Satoh, Sarah Douglas, Corin Nemec, Steve Railsback, and Gil Gerard.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Briers ranks 381Before him are Richard Shelby, C. N. R. Rao, Mark Strand, Bobby Unser, Bernard Chiarelli, and Gordon Bell. After him are Giuseppina Leone, James Sikking, Jackie Pretorius, Alan A'Court, Corey Allen, and Stanton T. Friedman. Among people deceased in 2013, Richard Briers ranks 351Before him are Yvonne Brill, George E. P. Box, Jacques Grimonpon, Annette Funicello, Marek Špilár, and Masae Kasai. After him are Ernest Schultz, Valérie Benguigui, Allan Arbus, Andrei Panin, Huell Howser, and Santiago Santamaría.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Briers ranks 4,180 out of 6,924Before him are Susan Hill (1942), Boz Burrell (1946), Adam Godley (1964), John Ogilvie (1579), Howard Hodgkin (1932), and Phil Neville (1977). After him are Anthony Newley (1931), Antonio Pappano (1959), Sarah Douglas (1952), Jimmy Murphy (1910), Valerie Hobson (1917), and Tricky (1968).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Richard Briers ranks 674Before him are Katrin Cartlidge (1961), Elisabeth Sladen (1946), Alfred Enoch (1988), Gary Daniels (1963), Derek Fowlds (1937), and Adam Godley (1964). After him are Anthony Newley (1931), Sarah Douglas (1952), Valerie Hobson (1917), William Moseley (1987), Denis Lawson (1947), and Will Poulter (1993).

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