Cathy O'Donnell

1923 - 1970

Photo of Cathy O'Donnell

Icon of person Cathy O'Donnell

Cathy O'Donnell (born Ann Steely, July 6, 1923 – April 11, 1970) was an American actress, best remembered for her roles in The Best Years of Our Lives, Ben-Hur, and film noirs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cathy O'Donnell has received more than 818,624 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Cathy O'Donnell is the 2,409th most popular actor (up from 2,984th in 2019), the 3,984th most popular biography from United States and the 1,179th most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 820k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cathy O'Donnells by language


Among actors, Cathy O'Donnell ranks 2,409 out of 10,030Before her are Nonna Mordyukova, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Patrick Troughton, Ralf Moeller, Stanisław Mikulski, and Belinda Lee. After her are Tonie Marshall, David Tomlinson, Tim Russ, Michael Winslow, Cherry Jones, and Billy Boyd.

Most Popular Actors in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1923, Cathy O'Donnell ranks 185Before her are Ryōtarō Shiba, James Karen, Gustavo Rojo, Rafael Addiego Bruno, Stanisław Skrowaczewski, and Jim Reeves. After her are Galyani Vadhana, Nazik Al-Malaika, Nirmala Srivastava, Savka Dabčević-Kučar, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, and Murray Hamilton. Among people deceased in 1970, Cathy O'Donnell ranks 122Before her are Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow, Heino Eller, Bjarni Benediktsson, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov, Félix Gaillard, and Romaine Brooks. After her are Marietta Blau, Johnny Hodges, Henri Queuille, Peter Doi, Isdal Woman, and Pierre Veyron.

Others Born in 1923

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1970

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Cathy O'Donnell ranks 3,984 out of 15,968Before her are Antonin Scalia (1936), Randy Couture (1963), Charles Jewtraw (1900), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Alfred Vail (1807), and Gene Kranz (1933). After her are Peter Hyams (1943), Nile Rodgers (1952), Bill W. (1895), Joe Walsh (1947), Tim Russ (1956), and Henry Cowell (1897).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Cathy O'Donnell ranks 1,179Before her are Sam Wanamaker (1919), Giovanni Ribisi (1974), John Amos (1939), Warren Oates (1928), Laurie Metcalf (1955), and Marion Davies (1897). After her are Tim Russ (1956), Michael Winslow (1958), Cherry Jones (1956), Peter Strauss (1947), Rob Lowe (1964), and Sarah Rafferty (1972).

Television and Movie Roles