Barbara Hershey

1948 - Today

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Barbara Lynn Herzstein, better known as Barbara Hershey (born February 5, 1948), is an American actress. In a career spanning more than 50 years, she has played a variety of roles on television and in cinema in several genres, including westerns and comedies. She began acting at age 17 in 1965 but did not achieve widespread critical acclaim until the 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Hershey has received more than 5,251,703 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Barbara Hershey is the 1,362nd most popular actor (down from 1,241st in 2019), the 2,448th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,305th in 2019) and the 672nd most popular American Actor.

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  • 65.69

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  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Barbara Hershey ranks 1,362 out of 10,030Before her are Lina Cavalieri, Sessue Hayakawa, Abe Vigoda, John Lone, Rosa Maria Sardà, and Stephen Lang. After her are Bruce Greenwood, William B. Davis, Andrei Mironov, Katheryn Winnick, Paul Lukas, and Brent Spiner.

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Among people born in 1948, Barbara Hershey ranks 116Before her are Mark Phillips, Hartmut Michel, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Lars Lagerbäck, Joschka Fischer, and Carel Struycken. After her are Kathy Reichs, Roger Williamson, Hema Malini, Randy Schekman, Philippe Garrel, and Dušan Bajević.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Hershey ranks 2,448 out of 15,968Before her are Abe Vigoda (1921), David Lane (1938), Robert James Waller (1939), John W. Campbell (1910), Craig Venter (1946), and Stephen Lang (1952). After her are Elizabeth Warren (1949), Brent Spiner (1949), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Alex North (1910), Kathy Reichs (1948), and Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Barbara Hershey ranks 672Before her are Nichelle Nichols (1932), Patrick Duffy (1949), Suzanne Pleshette (1937), Donald O'Connor (1925), Abe Vigoda (1921), and Stephen Lang (1952). After her are Brent Spiner (1949), Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Kurtwood Smith (1943), Will Ferrell (1967), Fred Ward (1942), and George Chakiris (1934).

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