New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


Barbara Stanwyck

1907 - 1990

Photo of Barbara Stanwyck

Icon of person Barbara Stanwyck

Barbara Stanwyck (; born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress, model and dancer. A stage, film, and television star, during her 60-year professional career she was known for her strong, realistic screen presence and versatility. She was a favorite of directors, including Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Stanwyck has received more than 7,538,983 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Barbara Stanwyck is the 483rd most popular actor (up from 493rd in 2019), the 904th most popular biography from United States (up from 923rd in 2019) and the 248th most popular American Actor.

Barbara Stanwyck is most famous for her role as the tough-as-nails, no-nonsense, "femme fatale" in the film Double Indemnity.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Barbara Stanwycks by language


Among actors, Barbara Stanwyck ranks 483 out of 9,996Before her are Anne Bancroft, Hugo Weaving, Jane Seymour, Kevin Bacon, Michael Lonsdale, and Billy Bob Thornton. After her are Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tom Waits, Tim Curry, Lionel Logue, Lee Strasberg, and Asta Nielsen.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1907, Barbara Stanwyck ranks 42Before her are Otto Ohlendorf, Konstantinos Karamanlis, Giovanna of Italy, Compay Segundo, Erich Mielke, and Daniel Bovet. After her are Pujie, Lucien Laurent, Varlam Shalamov, Lee Miller, Henri-Georges Clouzot, and H. L. A. Hart. Among people deceased in 1990, Barbara Stanwyck ranks 26Before her are Tunku Abdul Rahman, Miguel Muñoz, Robert Hofstadter, Boris Shcherbina, Lawrence Durrell, and Ilya Frank. After her are Sandro Pertini, Jacques Demy, Bruno Bettelheim, Sergio Corbucci, Luigi Nono, and Bruno Kreisky.

Others Born in 1907

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1990

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Barbara Stanwyck ranks 904 out of 18,182Before her are Anne Bancroft (1931), Kevin Bacon (1958), Sherwood Anderson (1876), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), and Robert Burns Woodward (1917). After her are Tom Waits (1949), Willis Lamb (1913), James Tobin (1918), John Jacob Astor IV (1864), Barry Nelson (1917), and Steve Reeves (1926).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Barbara Stanwyck ranks 248Before her are Halle Berry (1966), Meg Ryan (1961), Steve Carell (1962), Anne Bancroft (1931), Kevin Bacon (1958), and Billy Bob Thornton (1955). After her are Tom Waits (1949), Barry Nelson (1917), Steve Reeves (1926), Robert Vaughn (1932), George Kennedy (1925), and Jennifer Connelly (1970).

Television and Movie Roles