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Roger Moore

1927 - 2017

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Sir Roger George Moore (14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017) was an English actor. He was the third actor to portray fictional secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions/MGM Studios film series, playing the character in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. Moore's seven appearances as Bond, from Live and Let Die to A View to a Kill, are the most of any actor in the Eon-produced entries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Moore has received more than 17,389,431 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Roger Moore is the 77th most popular actor (down from 38th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 82nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Actor.

Roger Moore is most famous for playing James Bond in seven films from 1973 to 1985.

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  • 17M

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  • 73.19

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  • 85

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among ACTORS

Among actors, Roger Moore ranks 77 out of 13,578Before him are Johnny Depp, Ian McKellen, Maggie Smith, Jean Marais, Steven Seagal, and Tom Selleck. After him are John Wayne, Denzel Washington, Hedy Lamarr, Michael Caine, Sharon Tate, and Toshiro Mifune.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1927, Roger Moore ranks 8Before him are Pope Benedict XVI, Ferenc Puskás, Gina Lollobrigida, Günter Grass, Bhumibol Adulyadej, and Olof Palme. After him are Samuel P. Huntington, Peter Falk, Vladimir Komarov, Mstislav Rostropovich, Turgut Özal, and K. Alex Müller. Among people deceased in 2017, Roger Moore ranks 4Before him are Charles Manson, Helmut Kohl, and Michael I of Romania. After him are Stanislav Petrov, Gene Cernan, Zygmunt Bauman, Salvatore Riina, Ali Abdullah Saleh, David Rockefeller, Jalal Talabani, and Raymond Kopa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roger Moore ranks 129 out of 8,785Before him are George Stephenson (1781), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Brian Johnson (1947), Mark Knopfler (1949), Robert Owen (1771), and William Gilbert (1544). After him are Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Aldous Huxley (1894), Bobby Charlton (1937), Edward VII (1841), Henry VI of England (1421), and William of Ockham (1285).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Roger Moore ranks 11Before him are Alan Rickman (1946), Elizabeth Taylor (1932), Christopher Lee (1922), Liam Neeson (1952), Ian McKellen (1939), and Maggie Smith (1934). After him are Michael Caine (1933), Jane Birkin (1946), Rowan Atkinson (1955), Helen Mirren (1945), Charlotte Rampling (1946), and Peter O'Toole (1932).

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