Carole Lombard

1908 - 1942

Carole Lombard

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. She was the highest-paid star in Hollywood in the late 1930s and 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 3,315,559 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 351st most popular actor.

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Among actors, Carole Lombard ranks 348 out of 8,832Before her are Charles Laughton, Chow Yun-fat, Pat Morita, Ron Perlman, James Earl Jones, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. After her are Jean Seberg, Lee Marvin, John Malkovich, Jason Robards, Carmen Amaya, and Hugh Grant.

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Among people born in 1908, Carole Lombard ranks 35Before her are David Oistrakh, David Lean, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Nelson Rockefeller, John Kenneth Galbraith, and William Saroyan. After her are Werner von Haeften, Józef Gosławski, Günther Prien, Willard Libby, Joseph McCarthy, and Arthur Adamov. Among people deceased in 1942, Carole Lombard ranks 24Before her are Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Jozef Gabčík, Irène Némirovsky, Bruno Schulz, Sabina Spielrein, and François Darlan. After her are Kārlis Ulmanis, Hector Guimard, Yanka Kupala, Michel Fokine, Alexander von Zemlinsky, and Henri de Baillet-Latour.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carole Lombard ranks 706 out of 12,171Before her are James Earl Jones (1931), Jimmy Connors (1952), Michelle Obama (1964), Charles H. Townes (1915), Billy Graham (1918), and James B. Sumner (1887). After her are Jean Seberg (1938), Lee Marvin (1924), George Stinney (1929), Robert McNamara (1916), John Malkovich (1953), and William Howard Stein (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carole Lombard ranks 181Before her are Ginger Rogers (1911), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Montgomery Clift (1920), Pat Morita (1932), Ron Perlman (1950), and James Earl Jones (1931). After her are Jean Seberg (1938), Lee Marvin (1924), John Malkovich (1953), Jason Robards (1922), Telly Savalas (1922), and Tippi Hedren (1930).