Richard Briers

1934 - 2013

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Richard David Briers (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2013) was an English actor whose five-decade career encompassed film, radio, stage and television. Briers first came to prominence as George Starling in Marriage Lines (1961–66), but it was a few years later, when he narrated Roobarb (1974–76) and Noah and Nelly in... SkylArk (1976–77) and played Tom Good in the BBC sitcom The Good Life (1975–78), that he became a household name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Briers has received more than 1,841,793 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Briers is the 6,244th most popular actor (down from 5,422nd in 2019), the 4,585th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,171st in 2019) and the 742nd most popular Actor.

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  • 20

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  • 1.52

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  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Briers ranks 6,244 out of 9,996Before him are Eric Mabius, John Castle, David Ramsey, Ann Harding, Sayaka Kanda, and Greta Nissen. After him are Shawnee Smith, Jordan Chan, Larry Storch, Ansel Elgort, Miriam Cooper, and Genevieve Cortese.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Briers ranks 439Before him are Tina Louise, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Jagdish Bhagwati, Leon Rotman, Norma Croker, and Gordon Bell. After him are Tom Bridger, Fredy Perlman, Todor Diev, Joe Williams, Charles Jenkins Sr., and Eddie Harris. Among people deceased in 2013, Richard Briers ranks 390Before him are Jacques Grimonpon, Kenneth Appel, Marek Špilár, Gordon Thomas, Huell Howser, and Yevdokiya Mekshilo. After him are Peter Geach, Robert Byrne, Alan Bridges, Milo O'Shea, Aaron Swartz, and Henry Taylor.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Briers ranks 4,585 out of 7,765Before him are Dennis Taylor (1949), Lily Allen (1985), John Castle (1940), Douglas Hurd (1930), Bernard Pyne Grenfell (1869), and Archibald Geikie (1835). After him are Anthony Newley (1931), Anne V. Coates (1925), William Yarrell (1784), Dele Alli (1996), Terry George (1952), and Lando Norris (1999).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Richard Briers ranks 742Before him are Anya Chalotra (1996), Matthew Rhys (1974), Rory Kinnear (1978), Freya Allan (2001), Carmen Ejogo (1973), and John Castle (1940). After him are Anthony Newley (1931), Serena Scott Thomas (1961), Patricia Quinn (1944), Lashana Lynch (1987), Dominic Sherwood (1990), and Hannah Murray (1989).

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