Roddy Doyle

1958 - Today

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle (born 8 May 1958) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter. He is the author of eleven novels for adults, eight books for children, seven plays and screenplays, and dozens of short stories. Several of his books have been made into films, beginning with The Commitments in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roddy Doyle has received more than 408,001 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,322nd most popular writer.

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  • 410k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Roddy Doyle ranks 4,315 out of 4,883Before him are Jhumpa Lahiri, Elizabeth Strout, Michael Lewis, Albert Sánchez Piñol, Linton Kwesi Johnson, and Timur Vermes. After him are Edward Abbey, John Clare, Philippe Delerm, C. L. R. James, Michael Swanwick, and David Halberstam.

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Among people born in 1958, Roddy Doyle ranks 246Before him are Hugo de León, Simon Baron-Cohen, Kazuaki Nagasawa, Thomas Reiter, Babyface, and André Kuipers. After him are Lyudmila Kondratyeva, Sean Michaels, Charles Berling, Silvan Shalom, Mircea Geoană, and Juliano Mer-Khamis.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Roddy Doyle ranks 227 out of 366Before him are Duncan Hamilton (1920), Liam Brady (1956), Geoffrey Keating (1569), Agnes Mary Clerke (1842), William Desmond Taylor (1872), and Ronan Keating (1977). After him are Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964), Richard Mulcahy (1886), Stuart Townsend (1972), John Bruton (1947), Cecelia Ahern (1981), and Niall Horan (1993).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Roddy Doyle ranks 36Before him are William Trevor (1928), Eoin Colfer (1965), Cecil Day-Lewis (1904), Edna O'Brien (1930), Colm Tóibín (1955), and Michael Scott (1959). After him are Cecelia Ahern (1981), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Marian Keyes (1963), Patrick Kavanagh (1904), and Thomas MacDonagh (1878).