Bea Arthur

1922 - 2009

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Beatrice Arthur (born Bernice Frankel; May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009) was an American actress, comedian and activist. Arthur began her career on stage in 1947. She won the 1966 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for playing Vera Charles in Mame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bea Arthur has received more than 9,998,721 page views. Her biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Bea Arthur is the 1,619th most popular actor (up from 2,170th in 2019), the 2,853rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,653rd in 2019) and the 797th most popular American Actor.

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  • 64.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.63

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bea Arthur ranks 1,619 out of 10,030Before her are Ricardo Darín, Fabio Testi, Julie Harris, Élisabeth Depardieu, Michelle Monaghan, and Ross Martin. After her are Ralph Waite, Mariangela Melato, Barbara O'Neil, Brunhilde Pomsel, Sue Lyon, and Denise Richards.

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Among people born in 1922, Bea Arthur ranks 145Before her are Anker Jørgensen, Sōsuke Uno, Jackie Cooper, Georges Cottier, Yuri Averbakh, and Dilip Kumar. After her are Paul Scofield, Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg, Vasko Popa, Stanley Schachter, Dorothy Dandridge, and Seymour Martin Lipset. Among people deceased in 2009, Bea Arthur ranks 103Before her are Willy DeVille, Johannes Mario Simmel, Inger Christensen, David Eddings, Lino Lacedelli, and Al Martino. After her are Samak Sundaravej, Eleanor F. Helin, Manea Mănescu, Meir Amit, Friaça, and Walter Cronkite.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bea Arthur ranks 2,853 out of 15,968Before her are Ronald Inglehart (1934), Adrian Smith (1944), Michelle Monaghan (1976), Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878), Nicholas Negroponte (1943), and Allen Newell (1927). After her are Chuck Lorre (1952), Ralph Waite (1928), Miley Cyrus (1992), Barbara O'Neil (1910), Thomas Curtis (1873), and Sue Lyon (1946).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bea Arthur ranks 797Before her are Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), Octavia Spencer (1972), Dita Von Teese (1972), Eva Longoria (1975), Julie Harris (1925), and Michelle Monaghan (1976). After her are Ralph Waite (1928), Barbara O'Neil (1910), Sue Lyon (1946), Denise Richards (1971), Robert Davi (1953), and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958).

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