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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 2,096,684 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Hardy is the 865th most popular actor (up from 955th in 2019), the 1,009th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,142nd in 2019) and the 133rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 59.06

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  • 34

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  • 4.01

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  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Robert Hardy ranks 865 out of 9,996Before him are Senta Berger, Türkan Şoray, George C. Scott, Gunnar Björnstrand, Barbara Bouchet, and Eric Bana. After him are Emmanuelle Béart, Najwa Nimri, Michael Madsen, Stephen Chow, Michael Rooker, and Sterling Hayden.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Hardy ranks 91Before him are Willi Herold, Gabriele Ferzetti, Paul Greengard, Honor Blackman, Oscar Peterson, and Toshio Iwatani. After him are Hildegard Knef, Nicolai Gedda, Veljko Kadijević, William Styron, Sammy Davis Jr., and Martin Rodbell. Among people deceased in 2017, Robert Hardy ranks 76Before him are Jake LaMotta, Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, Chris Cornell, Albert Speer, and Fats Domino. After him are Karl-Otto Apel, Ljubiša Samardžić, Elsa Martinelli, Anita Pallenberg, Nicolai Gedda, and John G. Avildsen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Hardy ranks 1,009 out of 7,765Before him are Warren Hastings (1732), Anna Atkins (1799), Thomas Cavendish (1560), Ida Noddack (1896), Freeman Dyson (1923), and Hans Sloane (1660). After him are Cozy Powell (1947), Mary Somerville (1780), Paddy Roy Bates (1921), Van Morrison (1945), Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), and P. G. Wodehouse (1881).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Robert Hardy ranks 133Before him are Michael York (1942), Ray Milland (1907), James Mason (1909), Sebastian Shaw (1905), Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), and Honor Blackman (1925). After him are Helen McCrory (1968), Geraldine McEwan (1932), Stewart Granger (1913), Frank Oz (1944), Daniel Radcliffe (1989), and David Bradley (1942).

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