Richard Griffiths

1947 - 2013

Richard Griffiths

Richard Thomas Griffiths (31 July 1947 – 28 March 2013) was an English actor of film, television, and stage. For his performance in the stage play The History Boys, Griffiths won much acclaim and received many awards including, a Tony Award, a Laurence Olivier Award, the Drama Desk Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Griffiths has received more than 2,519,770 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 712th most popular actor.

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  • 2.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard Griffiths ranks 707 out of 8,832Before him are Ida Rubinstein, Natasha Richardson, Brooke Shields, Michele Placido, Claudine Auger, and Danny Aiello. After him are Bette Midler, Josh Brolin, Marlène Jobert, Val Kilmer, Gillian Anderson, and Robin Wright.

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Among people born in 1947, Richard Griffiths ranks 65Before him are James Patterson, Carla Del Ponte, Tostão, Meat Loaf, Yukiya Amano, and Dick Fosbury. After him are Roger D. Kornberg, Mariska Veres, Mustafa Akıncı, Mohammad Najibullah, Yukio Hatoyama, and Danielle Steel. Among people deceased in 2013, Richard Griffiths ranks 63Before him are Henri Dutilleux, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Ovadia Yosef, Conrad Bain, Viktor Kulikov, and Stéphane Hessel. After him are Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Sara Montiel, Pierre Mauroy, Rossana Podestà, Sławomir Mrożek, and David H. Hubel.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Griffiths ranks 939 out of 5,347Before him are John Horton Conway (1937), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Natasha Richardson (1963), Ken Hensley (1945), Rob Halford (1951), and William Henry Perkin (1838). After him are Frederick Griffith (1879), Lee Child (1954), George Shaw (1751), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), Wat Tyler (1341), and Michael Smith (1932).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Richard Griffiths ranks 110Before him are Brian Cox (1946), John Rhys-Davies (1944), Tim Roth (1961), Robert Powell (1944), Kenny Baker (1934), and Natasha Richardson (1963). After him are Bernard Hill (1944), Julie Walters (1950), Jeremy Brett (1933), Ewan McGregor (1971), Denholm Elliott (1922), and James Mason (1909).