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Wendy Hiller

1912 - 2003

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Dame Wendy Margaret Hiller, (15 August 1912 – 14 May 2003) was an English film and stage actress who enjoyed a varied acting career that spanned nearly 60 years. Writer Joel Hirschorn, in his 1984 compilation Rating the Movie Stars, described her as "a no-nonsense actress who literally took command of the screen whenever she appeared on film". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wendy Hiller has received more than 923,167 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Wendy Hiller is the 1,625th most popular actor (down from 1,459th in 2019), the 1,659th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,599th in 2019) and the 236th most popular British Actor.

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  • 920k

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  • 54.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Wendy Hiller ranks 1,625 out of 9,996Before her are Lupe Vélez, Eric Campbell, James Remar, Heather Locklear, Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, and Machine Gun Kelly. After her are Elsa Lanchester, Victoria Principal, Alfre Woodard, Alisa Freindlich, Barbara Carrera, and John Savage.

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Among people born in 1912, Wendy Hiller ranks 121Before her are Martha Scott, Feroze Gandhi, David Packard, Isidro Lángara, Gil Evans, and Thorbjørn Egner. After her are Josef Blösche, Marta Eggerth, Maria Montez, Võ Chí Công, Günther Lützow, and Rashid Nezhmetdinov. Among people deceased in 2003, Wendy Hiller ranks 92Before her are Maurice Pialat, Janko Bobetko, Mohamed Choukri, Gertrude Ederle, Sébastien Japrisot, and Miloš Milutinović. After her are Qusay Hussein, Foday Sankoh, Marie Trintignant, Massimo Girotti, Mario Merz, and Guy Thys.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Wendy Hiller ranks 1,659 out of 7,765Before her are Arnold Toynbee (1852), Sandford Fleming (1827), Thomas Gray (1716), Eric Campbell (1880), Harriet Martineau (1802), and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859). After her are Christina Rossetti (1830), Christopher Robin Milne (1920), Edward Young (1683), Mark of Cornwall (480), Elsa Lanchester (1902), and James Bruce (1730).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Wendy Hiller ranks 236Before her are Geraldine James (1950), Stephen Rea (1946), Ida Lupino (1918), Robert Powell (1944), Eileen Essell (1922), and Eric Campbell (1880). After her are Elsa Lanchester (1902), Samantha Eggar (1939), Charles Gray (1928), Rupert Grint (1988), Miranda Richardson (1958), and James Finlayson (1887).

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