Ronald Colman

1891 - 1958

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Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, then emigrating to the United States and having a successful Hollywood film career. He was most popular during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. He received Oscar nominations for Bulldog Drummond (1929), Condemned (1929) and Random Harvest (1942). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Colman has received more than 971,057 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Ronald Colman is the 1,248th most popular actor (down from 1,167th in 2019), the 1,409th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,377th in 2019) and the 181st most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Ronald Colman ranks 1,248 out of 10,030. Before him are Omar Sy, George Segal, Edward Fox, Patricia Arquette, Patrick Bauchau, and Ernie Hudson. After him are Vic Morrow, Ellen Barkin, Kabir Bedi, Machiko Kyō, Eddie Fisher, and Alan Dale.

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Among people born in 1891, Ronald Colman ranks 63Before him are Shizo Kanakuri, Lilya Brik, Yevhen Konovalets, Walter A. Shewhart, Arthur Drewry, and Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma. After him are R. Norris Williams, Yvan Goll, George Adamski, Franz Alexander, Kim Seong-su, and Karl-Adolf Hollidt. Among people deceased in 1958, Ronald Colman ranks 49Before him are Wilhelm Zaisser, Otto Abetz, Abul Kalam Azad, 'Abd al-Ilah, Florent Schmitt, and Ludwig Crüwell. After him are Mikhail Zoshchenko, Luigi Musso, Peter Collins, Johannes R. Becher, Florian Znaniecki, and Pierre-Étienne Flandin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald Colman ranks 1,409 out of 6,924. Before him are Janick Gers (1957), Gideon Mantell (1790), Edward Fox (1937), Julian Bream (1933), Stevie Young (1956), and Arthur Tansley (1871). After him are David Purley (1945), Joe Davis (1901), Richard J. Roberts (1943), Edward Young (1683), Joseph Boxhall (1884), and Rupert Sheldrake (1942).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ronald Colman ranks 181Before him are Emilia Clarke (1986), David Bradley (1942), Anthony Daniels (1946), Alan Bates (1934), Peter Mayhew (1944), and Edward Fox (1937). After him are Rupert Everett (1959), Channing Tatum (1980), Peter Vaughan (1923), Guy Pearce (1967), David Garrick (1717), and Frances Fisher (1952).

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