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Sybil Thorndike

1882 - 1976

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Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike, Lady Casson, (24 October 1882 – 9 June 1976) was an English actress whose stage career lasted from 1904 to 1969. Trained in her youth as a concert pianist, Thorndike turned to the stage when a medical problem with her hands ruled out a musical career. She began her professional acting career with the company of the actor-manager Ben Greet, with whom she toured the US from 1904 to 1908. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sybil Thorndike has received more than 435,277 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sybil Thorndike is the 7,078th most popular actor (down from 5,092nd in 2019), the 4,990th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,005th in 2019) and the 832nd most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Sybil Thorndike ranks 7,078 out of 9,996Before her are David Faustino, Monty Banks, Roland Young, Filiz Ahmet, Elena Sofia Ricci, and Charles "Buddy" Rogers. After her are Shannyn Sossamon, Jan Josef Liefers, Ryu Jun-yeol, Mary Anderson, Ronan Keating, and Scott Grimes.

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Among people born in 1882, Sybil Thorndike ranks 247Before her are Albert Coates, Robert G. Vignola, George Bonhag, Ethel Clayton, André Rischmann, and Dora Marsden. After her are James Gleason, Holmes Herbert, Milton Sills, Noah Beery, Johnny Douglas, and Gian Francesco Malipiero. Among people deceased in 1976, Sybil Thorndike ranks 228Before her are Carlo Mattrel, Hugo Wieslander, Alexandru Cuedan, Hans Theilig, Rupert Davies, and Tadeusz Friedrich. After her are Renata Viganò, Alfredo Pitto, Károly Takács, Cathy Downs, David Jacobs, and Lawrence Shields.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sybil Thorndike ranks 4,990 out of 7,765Before her are Ian Livingstone (1949), Ken Matthews (1934), Lady Charlotte Guest (1812), Dave Stewart (1950), Roland Young (1887), and Grahame Clark (1907). After her are Frances Wright (1795), Tom Roberts (1856), William Orbit (1956), Tim Renwick (1949), Stanley Spencer (1891), and Steve Strange (1959).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sybil Thorndike ranks 832Before her are Clare Higgins (1955), Rupert Penry-Jones (1970), Stephen Mangan (1968), Catherine Tate (1968), Ricky Whittle (1981), and Roland Young (1887). After her are Lucy Gordon (1980), Anne Heywood (1931), Benjamin Whitrow (1937), Chris Larkin (1967), Ralph Ineson (1969), and Sophie Thompson (1962).

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