Richard O'Brien

1942 - Today

Richard O'Brien

Richard O'Brien (born Richard Timothy Smith; 25 March 1942) is an English-New Zealand actor, writer, musician, and television presenter. He wrote the musical stage show The Rocky Horror Show in 1973, which has remained in almost continuous production. He also co-wrote the screenplay of the film adaptation, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), appearing in the film as Riff Raff. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard O'Brien has received more than 2,217,848 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,319th most popular actor.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Richard O'Brien ranks 3,293 out of 8,832Before him are Connie Britton, Lorella De Luca, Lauren Cohan, Sarah Rafferty, Heather Menzies, and Richard Thomas. After him are Keith David, D.O., Steve Marriott, Ricky Bruch, Betsy Palmer, and Sam Claflin.

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Among people born in 1942, Richard O'Brien ranks 325Before him are Yevhen Rudakov, Willis Reed, Paco Peña, Kenneth Welsh, Al Jardine, and Gabriela Adameșteanu. After him are Marsha Mason, George Vella, Abdulsalami Abubakar, José Omar Pastoriza, Bruce Johnston, and Michael Eisner.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard O'Brien ranks 2,849 out of 5,347Before him are Anthony Caro (1924), Jamie Vardy (1987), Richard Bentley (1662), Ronald Rawson (1892), William Martin (1767), and Joan Aiken (1924). After him are Steve Marriott (1947), William Robertson (1721), Bert Jansch (1943), Sam Claflin (1986), Brendan Perry (1959), and David Jason (1940).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Richard O'Brien ranks 421Before him are Joely Richardson (1965), Mark Sheppard (1964), Hugh Dancy (1975), Charles Shaughnessy (1955), Jean Marsh (1934), and Dominic Cooper (1978). After him are Steve Marriott (1947), Sam Claflin (1986), David Jason (1940), Henry Travers (1874), Helen McCrory (1968), and Caroline Munro (1949).