Sarah Siddons

1755 - 1831

Photo of Sarah Siddons

Icon of person Sarah Siddons

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble; 5 July 1755 – 8 June 1831) was a Welsh actress, the best-known tragedienne of the 18th century. Contemporaneous critic William Hazlitt dubbed Siddons as "tragedy personified".She was the elder sister of John Philip Kemble, Charles Kemble, Stephen Kemble, Ann Hatton, and Elizabeth Whitlock, and the aunt of Fanny Kemble. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sarah Siddons has received more than 239,430 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Sarah Siddons is the 2,206th most popular actor (down from 1,944th in 2019), the 2,177th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,028th in 2019) and the 288th most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 240k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sarah Siddons by language


Among actors, Sarah Siddons ranks 2,206 out of 10,030Before her are Steven Hill, Kit Harington, Edmund Gwenn, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Viggo Larsen, and Hülya Avşar. After her are Madeleine Lebeau, Tyrese Gibson, Jim Kelly, Tony Sirico, Helmut Griem, and Heather Graham.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1755, Sarah Siddons ranks 30Before her are Gaspard de Prony, Nicolas-Jacques Conté, Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain, John Marshall, Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian, and Anacharsis Cloots. After her are Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring, Alemdar Mustafa Pasha, Gilbert Stuart, Princess Charlotte of Hesse-Darmstadt, Stanisław Staszic, and Robert Kerr. Among people deceased in 1831, Sarah Siddons ranks 37Before her are Princess Louise of Denmark, Ryōkan, Henry Maudslay, Vasily Golovnin, Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz, and Franz Krommer. After her are Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, Ferenc Kazinczy, Anton Delvig, Dmitry Senyavin, Josef August Schultes, and Willem Bilderdijk.

Others Born in 1755

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1831

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sarah Siddons ranks 2,177 out of 6,924Before her are Sandie Shaw (1947), George Turner (1841), Kit Harington (1986), Edmund Gwenn (1877), James Dyson (1947), and Anne Conway (1631). After her are Phil Jones (1992), Caradoc (470), Adele (1988), John Turner (1929), Nicollette Sheridan (1963), and William Hope Hodgson (1877).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sarah Siddons ranks 288Before her are Stephen Dillane (1957), John Mills (1908), Susannah York (1939), Barbara Steele (1937), Kit Harington (1986), and Edmund Gwenn (1877). After her are Nicollette Sheridan (1963), Robert Brown (1921), Leo G. Carroll (1886), Rachel Roberts (1927), Lily Collins (1989), and Olivia Colman (1974).

Television and Movie Roles