Robert Hardy

1925 - 2017

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Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy (29 October 1925 – 3 August 2017) was an English actor who had a long career in theatre, film and television. He began his career as a classical actor and later earned widespread recognition for roles such as Siegfried Farnon in the BBC television series All Creatures Great and Small, Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter film series and Winston Churchill in several productions, beginning with the Southern Television series Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years. He was nominated for the BAFTA for Best Actor for All Creatures Great and Small in 1980 and Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years in 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Hardy has received more than 2,371,111 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Hardy is the 1,085th most popular actor (down from 862nd in 2019), the 1,174th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,008th in 2019) and the 156th most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Robert Hardy has had the most page views in the with 269,866 views, followed by German (57,455), and Russian (16,810). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (122.54%), Chinese (53.68%), and Afrikaans (50.91%)


Among actors, Robert Hardy ranks 1,085 out of 13,578Before him are Stacy Keach, Pedro Infante, Megan Fox, Tchéky Karyo, Robert Ryan, and John Leguizamo. After him are Betty Grable, Glenda Jackson, Tony Shalhoub, Judith Anderson, Lambert Wilson, and Ma Dong-seok.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Hardy ranks 105Before him are Tofiq Bahramov, John Pople, Georges Delerue, Ernesto Cardenal, Muhammad ibn al-Uthaymeen, and Lepa Radić. After him are Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen, Pierre Bérégovoy, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Michel Bouquet, Alexandre do Nascimento, and Gore Vidal. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert Hardy ranks 95Before him are Hans Rosling, Colin Dexter, Paolo Villaggio, Karin Dor, Tom Regan, and Juan Goytisolo. After him are Emma Morano, Loalwa Braz, George Young, Bruce McCandless II, Pierre Bergé, and Dick Bruna.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Hardy ranks 1,174 out of 8,785Before him are Rod Evans (1947), Joan Plowright (1929), Stephen Harding (1059), Clive Granger (1934), John Charles (1931), and Peter Green (1946). After him are Glenda Jackson (1936), Sarah Brightman (1960), J. B. S. Haldane (1892), Stephen Fry (1957), Marc Bolan (1947), and John Gay (1685).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Robert Hardy ranks 156Before him are Keira Knightley (1985), Daniel Radcliffe (1989), Frances Fisher (1952), Bernard Lee (1908), Rosemary Harris (1927), and Joan Plowright (1929). After him are Glenda Jackson (1936), Stephen Fry (1957), Emily Blunt (1983), Ray Stevenson (1964), Robert Shaw (1927), and David Thewlis (1963).

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