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Robert Powell

1944 - Today

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Robert Powell (; born 1 June 1944) is a British actor who is known for the title roles in Mahler (1974) and Jesus of Nazareth (1977), and for his portrayal of secret agent Richard Hannay in The Thirty Nine Steps (1978) and its subsequent spinoff television series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Powell has received more than 2,180,354 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Robert Powell is the 1,608th most popular actor (down from 649th in 2019), the 1,643rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 810th in 2019) and the 233rd most popular British Actor.

Robert Powell is most famous for his role as Jesus in the 1977 film, Jesus of Nazareth.

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  • 2.2M

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  • 54.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Robert Powell ranks 1,608 out of 9,996Before him are Stephen Rea, Tracy Morgan, Jill St. John, Ida Lupino, Valeria Golino, and Anita Björk. After him are Eileen Essell, Clancy Brown, Anne Meara, Sally Kellerman, Jean Lefebvre, and Evangeline Lilly.

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Among people born in 1944, Robert Powell ranks 189Before him are Dennis Farina, Billy Cobham, Jürgen Grabowski, Kim Yong-il, Ton Koopman, and Ronald Lauder. After him are Everaldo, Hugo Gatti, Tsuyoshi Kunieda, Jacques Doillon, John Flanagan, and Jeffrey Tambor.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Powell ranks 1,643 out of 7,765Before him are Owain Glyndŵr (1359), David Lodge (1935), Stephen Rea (1946), Ida Lupino (1918), Walter Crane (1845), and Edward Vernon (1684). After him are Eileen Essell (1922), Mitch Mitchell (1947), John Mandeville (1300), David Moyes (1963), John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713), and Dunstan (909).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Robert Powell ranks 233Before him are Trevor Howard (1913), Hugh Fraser (1945), James Cosmo (1947), Geraldine James (1950), Stephen Rea (1946), and Ida Lupino (1918). After him are Eileen Essell (1922), Eric Campbell (1880), Wendy Hiller (1912), Elsa Lanchester (1902), Samantha Eggar (1939), and Charles Gray (1928).

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