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Timothy Spall

1957 - Today

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Timothy Leonard Spall (born 27 February 1957) is an English actor and presenter. Spall gained recognition for his character actor roles on stage and screen. He is best known for his collaborations with director Mike Leigh, acting in six of his films: Home Sweet Home (1982), Life is Sweet (1990), Secrets & Lies (1996), Topsy-Turvy (1999), All or Nothing (2002), and Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Timothy Spall has received more than 5,590,782 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Timothy Spall is the 1,244th most popular actor (up from 1,505th in 2019), the 1,343rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,643rd in 2019) and the 179th most popular British Actor.

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  • 56.51

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  • 44

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  • 4.29

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  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Timothy Spall ranks 1,244 out of 9,996Before him are Dominic Purcell, Andrei Mironov, Lee J. Cobb, Vladimír Menšík, Edmund Kean, and Matt Dillon. After him are Katey Sagal, Judd Hirsch, Claire Forlani, Chazz Palminteri, Charles Vanel, and Ben Johnson.

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Among people born in 1957, Timothy Spall ranks 56Before him are Yuen Biao, Subcomandante Marcos, Jan Ceulemans, Adrian Smith, Janick Gers, and Dani Rodrik. After him are Bamir Topi, Yoshihiko Noda, Mukesh Ambani, Daniel Stern, Bruce Beutler, and Preben Elkjær.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Timothy Spall ranks 1,343 out of 7,765Before him are Dominic Purcell (1970), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), Bernie Taupin (1950), David Icke (1952), Edmund Kean (1787), and John Austin (1790). After him are John Gay (1685), William McDougall (1871), Joseph Addison (1672), Simon Rattle (1955), Claire Forlani (1971), and Alma Reville (1899).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Timothy Spall ranks 179Before him are Ralph Richardson (1902), Iain Glen (1961), Julian Glover (1935), Rhys Ifans (1967), Dominic Purcell (1970), and Edmund Kean (1787). After him are Claire Forlani (1971), Mark Rylance (1960), Steven Berkoff (1937), Anthony Daniels (1946), Robert Pattinson (1986), and Emily Watson (1967).

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