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Steven Berkoff

1937 - Today

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Steven Berkoff (born Leslie Steven Berks; 3 August 1937) is an English actor, author, playwright, theatre practitioner and theatre director. As a theatre maker he is recognised for staging work with a heightened performance style eponymously known as "Berkovian theatre", which combines elements of physical theatre, total theatre and expressionism. His work has sometimes been viewed as an example of in-yer-face theatre, due to the intense presentation and taboo-breaking material in a number of his plays.As a film actor, he is known for his performances in villainous roles, including the portrayals of General Orlov in the James Bond film Octopussy (1983), Victor Maitland in Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Lt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steven Berkoff has received more than 2,074,996 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Steven Berkoff is the 1,263rd most popular actor (down from 1,164th in 2019), the 1,362nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,332nd in 2019) and the 182nd most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Steven Berkoff ranks 1,263 out of 9,996Before him are Aamir Khan, Mark Rylance, Eva Longoria, Vera Farmiga, Mary Steenburgen, and Myrna Loy. After him are Terry O'Quinn, Jerry Orbach, Hibari Misora, Lyubov Orlova, Anny Ondra, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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Among people born in 1937, Steven Berkoff ranks 112Before him are Rubin Carter, Peter Burke, Robert Gallo, Tsukasa Hosaka, Rifaat al-Assad, and Joseph Kobzon. After him are Hibari Misora, Daniel McFadden, Jean-Pierre Beltoise, Emerich Jenei, Tom Courtenay, and Manuel Pinto da Costa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Steven Berkoff ranks 1,362 out of 7,765Before him are Mark Rylance (1960), Geezer Butler (1949), Robert Darwin (1766), Arthur Machen (1863), Alan Shearer (1970), and William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1146). After him are Tom Pryce (1949), Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1623), Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), John Toshack (1949), Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (1936), and Samuel Wallis (1728).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Steven Berkoff ranks 182Before him are Rhys Ifans (1967), Dominic Purcell (1970), Edmund Kean (1787), Timothy Spall (1957), Claire Forlani (1971), and Mark Rylance (1960). After him are Anthony Daniels (1946), Robert Pattinson (1986), Emily Watson (1967), Victor McLaglen (1886), Elizabeth Hurley (1965), and Tom Holland (1996).

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