Robert Powell

1944 - Today

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Robert Powell (; born 1 June 1944) is an English 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 1,731,563 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Robert Powell is the 649th most popular actor (up from 676th in 2019), the 811th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 910th in 2019) and the 102nd 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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  • 69.83

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  • 23

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  • 5.44

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  • 2.28

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Among actors, Robert Powell ranks 649 out of 10,030Before him are Milena Dravić, Mr. T, Cléo de Mérode, Sarah Jessica Parker, Graham Chapman, and Marty Feldman. After him are Cornel Wilde, Horst Buchholz, Lila Kedrova, Hardy Krüger, Shia LaBeouf, and Donna Reed.

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Among people born in 1944, Robert Powell ranks 65Before him are Bernard Cornwell, Larry Ellison, Günter Netzer, R. Lee Ermey, Bernhard Schlink, and Peter Weir. After him are Jeroen Krabbé, Klaus Nomi, Bernard Hill, Kim Yong-il, Peter Tosh, and François Cevert.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robert Powell ranks 811 out of 6,924Before him are James Gregory (1638), Graham Chapman (1941), Colin Chapman (1928), Thomas Cavendish (1560), Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (1480), and Marty Feldman (1934). After him are Malcolm III of Scotland (1031), Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (1982), Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (1473), Matt Busby (1909), Mary Anning (1799), and Edward Kelley (1555).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Robert Powell ranks 102Before him are Honor Blackman (1925), Tilda Swinton (1960), Tom Hardy (1977), David McCallum (1933), Graham Chapman (1941), and Marty Feldman (1934). After him are Benedict Cumberbatch (1976), Michael York (1942), Julie Walters (1950), Bernard Hill (1944), Orlando Bloom (1977), and Ian McDiarmid (1944).

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