Vivien Merchant

1929 - 1982

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Ada Brand Thomson (22 July 1929 – 3 October 1982), known professionally as Vivien Merchant, was an English actress. She began her career in 1942, and became known for dramatic roles on stage and in films. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vivien Merchant has received more than 348,421 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Vivien Merchant is the 4,924th most popular actor (up from 5,181st in 2019), the 3,919th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,760th in 2019) and the 624th most popular British Actor.

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  • 350k

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  • 56.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Vivien Merchant ranks 4,924 out of 10,030Before her are Daisuke Ono, Maggie McNamara, Mario Cimarro, Jayne Atkinson, Daniel Gillies, and Garret Dillahunt. After her are Otto Kruger, Traylor Howard, Andrea Elson, Kelly Reilly, Robert Alda, and Patricia Belcher.

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Among people born in 1929, Vivien Merchant ranks 373Before her are Girija Devi, Wolfgang Peters, Saeed Jaffrey, Ralph McQuarrie, Remco Campert, and Dick Button. After her are Igor Novikov, Elizabeth Allen, Mario Ghella, Nusrat Bhutto, Jerzy Antczak, and Arthur Barnard. Among people deceased in 1982, Vivien Merchant ranks 204Before her are Tauno Palo, Walt Ader, Renato Sáinz, Charles Walters, Virginia Bruce, and Vasily Rudenkov. After her are Vitaly Daraselia, Kim Duk-koo, BP Koirala, Marty Robbins, Hugh Marlowe, and Max de Terra.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Vivien Merchant ranks 3,919 out of 6,924Before her are Arthur Surridge Hunt (1871), Jayne Atkinson (1959), Ernest Payne (1884), Henry Macintosh (1892), Charles Canning, 1st Earl Canning (1812), and Phil Neal (1951). After her are Brendan Perry (1959), Jackie Blanchflower (1933), Kelly Reilly (1977), Simon Baron-Cohen (1958), Andy Auld (1900), and Alister Hardy (1896).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Vivien Merchant ranks 624Before her are Molly Peters (1942), Rita Tushingham (1942), James Nesbitt (1965), Karen Gillan (1987), Marianne Jean-Baptiste (1967), and Jayne Atkinson (1959). After her are Kelly Reilly (1977), Charlie Cox (1982), James Frain (1968), H. B. Warner (1876), Angus Macfadyen (1963), and Gertrude Lawrence (1898).

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