Carole Lombard

1908 - 1942

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Carole Lombard (born Jane Alice Peters; October 6, 1908 – January 16, 1942) was an American actress, particularly noted for her energetic, often off-beat roles in screwball comedies. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Lombard 23rd on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema. Lombard was born into a wealthy family in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but was raised in Los Angeles by her single mother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carole Lombard has received more than 3,909,776 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Carole Lombard is the 372nd most popular actor (down from 346th in 2019), the 730th most popular biography from United States (down from 706th in 2019) and the 194th most popular American Actor.

Carole Lombard was an American actress who was popular during the 1930s and 1940s. She is most famous for her comedic roles in films such as Twentieth Century, My Man Godfrey, and Nothing Sacred.

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Among actors, Carole Lombard ranks 372 out of 10,030Before her are Juliette Gréco, Asta Nielsen, Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum, Chow Yun-fat, and Monica Vitti. After her are Danny Glover, Charles Laughton, Anne Baxter, James Woods, Bill Bixby, and Charles Dance.

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Among people born in 1908, Carole Lombard ranks 35Before her are Manoel de Oliveira, Hannes Alfvén, Joseph McCarthy, David Oistrakh, Balthus, and William Saroyan. After her are John Kenneth Galbraith, Cesare Pavese, Werner von Haeften, Günther Prien, Arthur Adamov, and Joseph Rotblat. Among people deceased in 1942, Carole Lombard ranks 24Before her are Sabina Spielrein, Hans-Joachim Marseille, François Darlan, Irène Némirovsky, Jozef Gabčík, and Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia. After her are Yanka Kupala, Michel Fokine, Kārlis Ulmanis, Hector Guimard, Séraphine Louis, and Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carole Lombard ranks 730 out of 15,968Before her are Don Shirley (1927), Douglass North (1920), Ginger Rogers (1911), Sam Peckinpah (1925), Jeff Goldblum (1952), and Irving Fisher (1867). After her are Danny Glover (1946), Jules Dassin (1911), Ursula K. Le Guin (1929), Leon Festinger (1919), Vivian Maier (1926), and Anne Baxter (1923).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carole Lombard ranks 194Before her are Ed O'Neill (1946), Kim Novak (1933), Tippi Hedren (1930), Don Johnson (1949), Ginger Rogers (1911), and Jeff Goldblum (1952). After her are Danny Glover (1946), Anne Baxter (1923), James Woods (1947), Bill Bixby (1934), James Cromwell (1940), and Brian Dennehy (1938).

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