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Roddy Doyle

1958 - Today

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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 609,754 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Roddy Doyle is the 5,689th most popular writer (down from 5,249th in 2019), the 311th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 306th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Irish Writer.

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  • 610k

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  • 41.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.06

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Roddy Doyle ranks 5,689 out of 5,755Before him are George B. Seitz, Olivier Weber, Satya Vrat Shastri, Theodore Roethke, Angie Sage, and Helen Bannerman. After him are Bill Bright, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Tom Kapinos, Colson Whitehead, Māra Zālīte, and Philip Massinger.

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Among people born in 1958, Roddy Doyle ranks 395Before him are Reg E. Cathey, William Kircher, Olivier Weber, Alberto Górriz, Mariem Hassan, and Norio Sasaki. After him are Iva Bittová, Eddy Planckaert, Benjamin Zephaniah, Steven Isserlis, Phil Anderson, and Rik Mayall.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Roddy Doyle ranks 311 out of 501Before him are Richard Mulcahy (1886), Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet (1864), Niall Horan (1993), Frances Power Cobbe (1822), George Salmon (1819), and John Joly (1857). After him are Robert Emmet (1778), John McKenna (1855), Tom Kiely (1869), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Edward Barrett (1877), and Albert Reynolds (1932).

Among WRITERS In Ireland

Among writers born in Ireland, Roddy Doyle ranks 45Before him are Colm Tóibín (1955), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Cecelia Ahern (1981), Liam O'Flaherty (1896), Colum McCann (1965), and Frances Power Cobbe (1822). After him are Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Nahum Tate (1652), Patrick Kavanagh (1904), Anne Enright (1962), Emma Donoghue (1969), and Sally Rooney (1991).