Bettie Page

1923 - 2008

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Bettie Mae Page (April 22, 1923 – December 11, 2008) was an American model who gained notoriety in the 1950s for her pin-up photos. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pinups," her shoulder-to-armpit-length jet-black hair, blue eyes, and trademark bangs have influenced artists for generations. After her death, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner called her "a remarkable lady, an iconic figure in pop culture who influenced sexuality, taste in fashion, someone who had a tremendous impact on our society".A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Page lived in California in her early adult years before moving to New York City to pursue work as an actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bettie Page has received more than 3,464,920 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Bettie Page is the 16th most popular model (down from 8th in 2019), the 2,146th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,342nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Model.

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  • 32

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  • 2.77

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  • 4.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among models, Bettie Page ranks 16 out of 251Before her are Heidi Klum, Twiggy, Pattie Boyd, Travis Fimmel, Gigi Hadid, and Veruschka von Lehndorff. After her are Gia Carangi, Natalia Pavlovna Paley, Iman, Linda Evangelista, Gisele Bündchen, and Carmen Dell'Orefice.

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Among people born in 1923, Bettie Page ranks 101Before her are Belisario Betancur, Alicia de Larrocha, Maria Gripe, Uri Avnery, Philly Joe Jones, and Yves Bonnefoy. After her are Otfried Preußler, Bert Kaempfert, Walerian Borowczyk, Irvin Kershner, Robert Maxwell, and Tito Puente. Among people deceased in 2008, Bettie Page ranks 78Before her are Cyd Charisse, Joseph M. Juran, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Anthony Minghella, and Kon Ichikawa. After her are Bernardin Gantin, Eva Dahlbeck, Nouhak Phoumsavanh, Henri Salvador, Suzanne Pleshette, and Paul Frère.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bettie Page ranks 2,146 out of 15,968Before her are Joe Perry (1950), E. E. Cummings (1894), Robert Ryan (1909), William Petersen (1953), Pete Sampras (1971), and Kate Capshaw (1953). After her are Terry Brooks (1944), Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Ron Paul (1935), Michael P. Anderson (1959), Fredric Jameson (1934), and Agnes Moorehead (1900).

Among MODELS In United States

Among models born in United States, Bettie Page ranks 3Before her are Cindy Crawford (1966) and Gigi Hadid (1995). After her are Gia Carangi (1960), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Kylie Jenner (1997), Tyra Banks (1973), Sable (1967), Kendall Jenner (1995), Chrissy Teigen (1985), Janice Dickinson (1955), and Jerry Hall (1956).