Carol Kane

1952 - Today

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Carolyn Laurie Kane (born June 18, 1952) is an American actress and comedian. She became known in the 1970s and 1980s in films such as Hester Street, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, Annie Hall, and The Princess Bride. She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as Simka Gravas, the wife of Latka, the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carol Kane has received more than 3,684,914 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Carol Kane is the 2,681st most popular actor (up from 2,697th in 2019), the 4,385th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,450th in 2019) and the 1,318th most popular American Actor.

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  • 3.7M

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  • 61.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Carol Kane ranks 2,681 out of 10,030. Before her are Olivia Wilde, Annie Potts, Hedda Hopper, Pat Benatar, Kim Tae-hee, and Dabney Coleman. After her are Aidan Quinn, Chris Penn, Gustaf Skarsgård, Gene Barry, Tony Leung Ka-fai, and Caroline Munro.

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Among people born in 1952, Carol Kane ranks 194Before her are Francesco Graziani, Bernard Stiegler, Jeff Lindsay, Simon MacCorkindale, Annie Potts, and Ulrich Seidl. After her are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Randy Crawford, Annette O'Toole, Charlie Whiting, Tony Brise, and Delroy Lindo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carol Kane ranks 4,385 out of 15,968. Before her are Pat Benatar (1953), George Dewey (1837), Nelson A. Miles (1839), William B. Travis (1809), Stephen Cook (1939), and Dabney Coleman (1932). After her are Rube Goldberg (1883), Aidan Quinn (1959), Sammy Hagar (1947), Chris Penn (1965), Gene Barry (1919), and Michael Kors (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carol Kane ranks 1,318Before her are Peggy Lipton (1946), Olivia Wilde (1984), Annie Potts (1952), Hedda Hopper (1885), Pat Benatar (1953), and Dabney Coleman (1932). After her are Aidan Quinn (1959), Chris Penn (1965), Gene Barry (1919), Thomas H. Ince (1880), Kyle Chandler (1965), and Sherilyn Fenn (1965).

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