Vanessa Redgrave

1937 - Today

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Dame Vanessa Redgrave (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress. Throughout her career spanning over six decades, Redgrave has garnered numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a Tony Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards and an Olivier Award, making her one of the few performers to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vanessa Redgrave has received more than 13,744,224 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Vanessa Redgrave is the 212th most popular actor (down from 193rd in 2019), the 296th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 288th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular British Actor.

Vanessa Redgrave is an English actress, singer, and political activist. She is a Tony Award winner and two-time Academy Award nominee.

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  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Vanessa Redgrave ranks 212 out of 13,578Before her are Melina Mercouri, Isabelle Adjani, Olivia de Havilland, Ryan O'Neal, Pierre Richard, and Martin Sheen. After her are Mireille Darc, Julie Andrews, Michelle Pfeiffer, Peter Sellers, James Hong, and Maximilian Schell.

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Among people born in 1937, Vanessa Redgrave ranks 21Before her are Renzo Piano, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Queen Paola of Belgium, Madeleine Albright, Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom. After her are Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Robert Coleman Richardson, Egon Krenz, Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Mengistu Haile Mariam, and Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Vanessa Redgrave ranks 296 out of 8,785Before her are Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Charlie Watts (1941), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), William Morris (1834), and Æthelred the Unready (968). After her are Julie Andrews (1935), Randal Cremer (1828), Henry Morton Stanley (1841), John Keats (1795), Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), and Peter Sellers (1925).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Vanessa Redgrave ranks 33Before her are Olivia Newton-John (1948), Alec Guinness (1914), Graham Chapman (1941), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), Timothy Dalton (1946), and David Suchet (1946). After her are Julie Andrews (1935), Peter Sellers (1925), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), John Hurt (1940), Robbie Coltrane (1950), and Ian McShane (1942).

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