Walter Pidgeon

1897 - 1984

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Walter Davis Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian-American actor. He earned two Academy Awards for Best Actor nominations for his roles in Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Madame Curie (1943). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Pidgeon has received more than 1,559,506 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Walter Pidgeon is the 2,169th most popular actor (up from 2,465th in 2019), the 174th most popular biography from Canada (up from 200th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Canadian Actor.

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Among actors, Walter Pidgeon ranks 2,169 out of 10,030Before him are Richard Tauber, Justin Chambers, Earl Boen, Mayim Bialik, Robert Stack, and Ed Asner. After him are Olivier Martinez, Laura Harring, Rhonda Fleming, Anna Gunn, James Farentino, and Kate Mulgrew.

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Among people born in 1897, Walter Pidgeon ranks 143Before him are Husni al-Za'im, Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Kazimierz Nowak, Xu Zhimo, Nima Yooshij, and Ram Prasad Bismil. After him are Camillo Berneri, Gottfried, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Lampião, Ernst-Günther Baade, Karl Decker, and Tan Malaka. Among people deceased in 1984, Walter Pidgeon ranks 101Before him are Adam Malik, William Powell, Karl-August Fagerholm, Louis Réard, Sergei Salnikov, and Arvīds Jansons. After him are Panteleimon Ponomarenko, Uwe Johnson, Lillian Hellman, Giuseppe Colombo, Jorge Guillén, and Manuel Fleitas Solich.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Walter Pidgeon ranks 174 out of 1,130Before him are Alanis Morissette (1974), Stephen Harper (1959), Louis Nirenberg (1925), Bret Hart (1957), Cory Monteith (1982), and Neil Peart (1952). After him are Brian Mulroney (1939), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Hume Cronyn (1911), Diana Krall (1964), Louis Jolliet (1645), and August Schellenberg (1936).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Walter Pidgeon ranks 52Before him are Rick Moranis (1953), Cobie Smulders (1982), John Ireland (1914), Tommy Chong (1938), Sandra Oh (1971), and Cory Monteith (1982). After him are Hume Cronyn (1911), August Schellenberg (1936), Elisha Cuthbert (1982), Elliot Page (1987), Florence Lawrence (1886), and Hayden Christensen (1981).

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