Betty White

1922 - 2021

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Betty Marion Ludden (née White; January 17, 1922 – December 31, 2021) was an American actress and comedian. A pioneer of early television with a career spanning almost seven decades, she was noted for her vast number of television appearances acting in sitcoms, sketch comedy, and game shows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Betty White has received more than 43,824,454 page views. Her biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Betty White is the 600th most popular actor (down from 283rd in 2019), the 1,097th most popular biography from United States (down from 519th in 2019) and the 293rd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 44M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Betty White ranks 600 out of 13,578Before her are Wesley Snipes, David Soul, Brendan Fraser, Alfred Molina, Joanne Woodward, and Erland Josephson. After her are Horst Buchholz, Dean Reed, Marlène Jobert, Robert Vaughn, Idina Menzel, and Akshay Kumar.

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Among people born in 1922, Betty White ranks 51Before her are Arthur Ashkin, Jason Robards, Cornelius Castoriadis, Ademir de Menezes, Leon M. Lederman, and Michel Galabru. After her are Har Gobind Khorana, Robert W. Holley, Juan Antonio Villacañas, Mao Anying, Francesco Rosi, and Jake LaMotta. Among people deceased in 2021, Betty White ranks 52Before her are Osamu Yamaji, Phil Spector, Bernard Haitink, Hissène Habré, Ei-ichi Negishi, and Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta. After her are George Jung, Noah Gordon, Giampiero Boniperti, Jean-Claude Carrière, Toshihide Maskawa, and E. O. Wilson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Betty White ranks 1,097 out of 20,380Before her are Edward B. Lewis (1918), Betty Ford (1918), Jon Bon Jovi (1962), Brendan Fraser (1968), Arthur Ashe (1943), and Joanne Woodward (1930). After her are Stephen Covey (1932), Dean Reed (1938), Linda McCartney (1941), Richard Thaler (1945), Laura Bush (1946), and Robert Vaughn (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Betty White ranks 293Before her are John Heard (1946), Piper Laurie (1932), Wesley Snipes (1962), David Soul (1943), Brendan Fraser (1968), and Joanne Woodward (1930). After her are Dean Reed (1938), Robert Vaughn (1932), Idina Menzel (1971), Mark Wahlberg (1971), Meg Ryan (1961), and Shelley Duvall (1949).

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