Tim Pigott-Smith

1946 - 2017

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Timothy Peter Pigott-Smith, (13 May 1946 – 7 April 2017) was an English film and television actor and author. He was best known for his leading role as Ronald Merrick in the television drama series The Jewel in the Crown, for which he won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor in 1985. Other noted TV roles included roles in The Chief, Midsomer Murders, The Vice, The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, King Charles III and two Doctor Who stories (The Claws of Axos (1971) & The Masque of Mandragora (1976)). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Pigott-Smith has received more than 1,434,944 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Tim Pigott-Smith is the 3,476th most popular actor (down from 2,974th in 2019), the 2,981st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 442nd most popular British Actor.

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Among actors, Tim Pigott-Smith ranks 3,476 out of 10,030Before him are Clint Walker, Shailene Woodley, Tōru Furuya, Bob Crane, Mia Wasikowska, and Francesca Neri. After him are Frank Marshall, Mark Salling, Marilyn Burns, Madeline Kahn, Madhuri Dixit, and Jack Coleman.

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Among people born in 1946, Tim Pigott-Smith ranks 359Before him are Trevor Pinnock, Gitte Hænning, Katia Ricciarelli, Hayley Mills, Peter Sutcliffe, and Randal Kleiser. After him are Frank Marshall, Michèle Alliot-Marie, Daouda Malam Wanké, John Prine, Andy Bown, and Jeff Sessions. Among people deceased in 2017, Tim Pigott-Smith ranks 281Before him are Robert Taylor, Hubert Dreyfus, András Kovács, Daniil Granin, Marina Ratner, and Paula Fox. After him are Leonid Bronevoy, Nicky Hayden, Sue Grafton, Ulli Lommel, Redha Malek, and Vitaly Churkin.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Tim Pigott-Smith ranks 2,981 out of 6,924Before him are Nathaniel Bliss (1700), Annie Ross (1930), Jamie Vardy (1987), Clements Markham (1830), John Moore (1761), and Matt Monro (1930). After him are Claire Foy (1984), Jeremy Northam (1961), John Colet (1467), M. R. James (1862), Geoff Bent (1932), and Arthur Russell (1886).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Tim Pigott-Smith ranks 442Before him are Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Toby Stephens (1969), Robert Stephens (1931), Hayley Mills (1946), Ben Barnes (1981), and Mark Gatiss (1966). After him are Claire Foy (1984), Jeremy Northam (1961), Ken Stott (1954), Brian Blessed (1936), Una Stubbs (1937), and George Coulouris (1903).

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