Richard Burbage

1567 - 1619

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Richard Burbage (c. 1567 – 13 March 1619) was an English stage actor, widely considered to have been one of the most famous actors of the Globe Theatre and of his time. In addition to being a stage actor, he was also a theatre owner, entrepreneur, and painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Burbage has received more than 358,473 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Richard Burbage is the 1,986th most popular actor (down from 1,779th in 2019), the 2,010th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,897th in 2019) and the 259th most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Richard Burbage ranks 1,986 out of 10,030Before him are Hyun Bin, Kristin Davis, Pierre Brasseur, Lucélia Santos, Richard Jordan, and James Pickens Jr.. After him are Gastone Moschin, Richard Beymer, Jason Clarke, Édith Scob, Harris Yulin, and Anne Archer.

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Among people born in 1567, Richard Burbage ranks 14Before him are Jacques Clément, Eleanor de' Medici, Willem Schouten, Jindřich Matyáš Thurn, Honoré d'Urfé, and Jacob van Heemskerck. After him are John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Thomas Nashe, and Thomas Campion. Among people deceased in 1619, Richard Burbage ranks 14Before him are Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Lawrence of Brindisi, Shimazu Yoshihiro, Hieronymus Fabricius, Denis Calvaert, and Marko Krizin. After him are Nicholas Hilliard, Olivier de Serres, Jagat Gosain, and Robert Peake the Elder.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Burbage ranks 2,010 out of 6,924Before him are Robert T. A. Innes (1861), Roderick Murchison (1792), Eric Woolfson (1945), Barbara West (1911), Mike Rutherford (1950), and Derek Jarman (1942). After him are Charles Galton Darwin (1887), George Robert Waterhouse (1810), Ray Davies (1944), Rupert Brooke (1887), Damon Albarn (1968), and Charles Macintosh (1766).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Richard Burbage ranks 259Before him are Dudley Moore (1935), Anthony Quayle (1913), Helen McCrory (1968), William Hartnell (1908), Paul Freeman (1943), and June Whitfield (1925). After him are Taron Egerton (1989), George Arliss (1868), Leo Genn (1905), Richard Bremmer (1953), Sylvester McCoy (1943), and Ray Winstone (1957).

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