Ruth Wilson

1982 - Today

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Ruth Wilson (born 13 January 1982) is an English actress. She is known for her performances as the eponymous protagonist in Jane Eyre (2006), as Alice Morgan in the BBC psychological crime drama Luther (2010–2013, 2019), as Alison Lockhart in the Showtime drama The Affair (2014–2018), and as the titular character in Mrs Wilson (2018). Since 2019, she has portrayed Marisa Coulter in the BBC/HBO fantasy series His Dark Materials, and for this role she won the 2020 BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruth Wilson has received more than 7,964,141 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ruth Wilson is the 5,499th most popular actor (up from 5,579th in 2019), the 4,209th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,891st in 2019) and the 684th most popular British Actor.

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  • 8.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ruth Wilson ranks 5,499 out of 10,030Before her are Paul McGann, AnnaSophia Robb, Tracey Walter, Joshua Jackson, Ge You, and Richard Masur. After her are Adam Arkin, Anne Dorval, Amy Acker, Violante Placido, Roger Allam, and Marguerite Clark.

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Among people born in 1982, Ruth Wilson ranks 133Before her are Harry Shum Jr., Han Ji-min, Deniz Çakır, Flavia Pennetta, Aleksandr Kerzhakov, and Aksel Lund Svindal. After her are Albert Riera, Marjorie Estiano, Amelia Warner, Lee Chong Wei, Marco Amelia, and Hilarie Burton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ruth Wilson ranks 4,209 out of 6,924Before her are Lily Allen (1985), Don McCullin (1935), Darren Shan (1972), Kenneth Connor (1918), Paul McGann (1959), and John M. Allegro (1923). After her are Mark Herman (1954), George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland (1784), Ernest Dowson (1867), Dorothy Richardson (1873), William de Wiveleslie Abney (1843), and William Kirby (1759).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ruth Wilson ranks 684Before her are William Moseley (1987), Denis Lawson (1947), Will Poulter (1993), Ian McNeice (1950), Kenneth Connor (1918), and Paul McGann (1959). After her are Roger Allam (1953), Jane Lapotaire (1944), Daniel Sharman (1986), Indira Varma (1973), Bernard Cribbins (1928), and Eamonn Walker (1962).

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