Bette Davis

1908 - 1989

Bette Davis

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (; April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. With a career spanning 60 years and 100 acting credits, she is regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history. She was noted for playing unsympathetic, sardonic characters, and was famous for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical films, suspense horror, and occasional comedies, although her greater successes were in romantic dramas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bette Davis has received more than 10,194,610 page views. Her biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 126th most popular actor.

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  • 5.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bette Davis ranks 125 out of 8,832Before her are Ava Gardner, Christopher Plummer, Stan Laurel, Donald Sutherland, Fred Astaire, and Monica Bellucci. After her are Peter O'Toole, Jason Statham, Irene Papas, Oliver Hardy, Jeanne Moreau, and Viggo Mortensen.

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Among people born in 1908, Bette Davis ranks 13Before her are Claude Lévi-Strauss, Lyndon B. Johnson, Herbert von Karajan, Otto Skorzeny, Ian Fleming, and Lev Landau. After her are Henri Cartier-Bresson, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Simon Wiesenthal, Edward Teller, Olivier Messiaen, and John Bardeen. Among people deceased in 1989, Bette Davis ranks 17Before her are Ted Bundy, Elena Ceaușescu, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Osamu Tezuka, Andrei Gromyko, and Lee Van Cleef. After her are Laurence Olivier, János Kádár, Sándor Márai, Vladimir Horowitz, Hu Yaobang, and Dolores Ibárruri.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bette Davis ranks 246 out of 12,171Before her are Pete Conrad (1930), Emily Dickinson (1830), Fred Astaire (1899), Ronnie James Dio (1942), Edward Thorndike (1874), and Mario Puzo (1920). After her are Roy Lichtenstein (1923), Joseph Smith (1805), Jerry Brown (1938), Oliver Hardy (1892), Edward Hopper (1882), and George Marshall (1880).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bette Davis ranks 66Before her are Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Robert Duvall (1931), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Gene Hackman (1930), Ava Gardner (1922), and Fred Astaire (1899). After her are Oliver Hardy (1892), Viggo Mortensen (1958), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Audie Murphy (1925), Eli Wallach (1915), and Shirley MacLaine (1934).