Simon Shelton

1966 - 2018

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Simon Shelton (13 January 1966 – 17 January 2018), also known as Simon Barnes, was an English actor, best known for playing Dark Knight in the Incredible Games, and Tinky Winky in the BBC children's show Teletubbies (replacing Dave Thompson) from 1997 to 2001. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Shelton has received more than 628,845 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Simon Shelton is the 6,871st most popular actor (down from 6,479th in 2019), the 4,841st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,190th in 2019) and the 821st most popular British Actor.

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  • 630k

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  • 52.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Simon Shelton ranks 6,871 out of 10,030Before him are Eason Chan, Daniel Kaluuya, Anna Mouglalis, Johann Urb, Zazie Beetz, and Alice White. After him are Ralph Brown, Brian J. Smith, Oliver Hudson, Jon Abrahams, Paola Núñez, and Rachael Taylor.

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Among people born in 1966, Simon Shelton ranks 388Before him are Masahiro Fukuda, Alexandre Borges, Angela Visser, Jes Høgh, Luc Leblanc, and Daniel Plaza. After him are Marcelo Gonçalves Costa Lopes, Iztok Puc, Peter Tschentscher, Ljubčo Georgievski, Rok Petrovič, and Alka Yagnik. Among people deceased in 2018, Simon Shelton ranks 426Before him are Frank Andersson, Horace Ashenfelter, Rafael Amador, Aleksandr Kurlovich, Graciano Rocchigiani, and Saida Gunba. After him are Oliver Knussen, Donnelly Rhodes, Renate Dorrestein, Wendy Beckett, João W. Nery, and Iraj Danaeifard.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Shelton ranks 4,841 out of 6,924Before him are Francis Willughby (1635), Tony Curran (1969), David O'Hara (1965), Daniel Kaluuya (1989), Henry Cockburn (1921), and Alex McLeish (1959). After him are Heather Mills (1968), Ralph Brown (1957), Oliver Knussen (1952), Kelly Johnson (1958), John Oliver (1977), and John Bradley (1988).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Simon Shelton ranks 821Before him are Serena Scott Thomas (1961), Joan Sims (1930), Nick Moran (1969), Tony Curran (1969), David O'Hara (1965), and Daniel Kaluuya (1989). After him are Ralph Brown (1957), John Bradley (1988), Gloria Holden (1903), Miles Mander (1888), Angel Coulby (1980), and John Inman (1935).

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