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Cyd Charisse

1922 - 2008

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Cyd Charisse (born Tula Ellice Finklea; March 8, 1922 - June 17, 2008) was an American actress and dancer. After recovering from polio as a child and studying ballet, Charisse entered films in the 1940s. Her roles usually featured her abilities as a dancer, and she was paired with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly; her films include Singin' in the Rain (1952), The Band Wagon (1953), Brigadoon with Gene Kelly and Van Johnson (1954) and Silk Stockings (1957). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyd Charisse has received more than 3,079,482 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Cyd Charisse is the 1,175th most popular actor (down from 1,069th in 2019), the 2,097th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,978th in 2019) and the 572nd most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Cyd Charisse ranks 1,175 out of 9,996Before her are Mary McDonnell, Renato Salvatori, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Djimon Hounsou, Ethel Barrymore, and Gabriel Macht. After her are Gloria Grahame, Paul Michael Glaser, Barbara Brylska, Joe Pantoliano, Tom Hiddleston, and Verónica Forqué.

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Among people born in 1922, Cyd Charisse ranks 105Before her are Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Carlos Andrés Pérez, Alistair MacLean, Michael Ventris, José Froilán González, and Sven Nykvist. After her are Ferenc Deák, Ken Noritake, Kim Hunter, Rajko Mitić, Guy Hamilton, and Ivry Gitlis. Among people deceased in 2008, Cyd Charisse ranks 72Before her are Bo Diddley, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Bettie Page, Henry Molaison, Jerry Reed, and Joseph M. Juran. After her are Rajko Mitić, Estelle Getty, Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, Gerard Damiano, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, and Donald E. Westlake.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cyd Charisse ranks 2,097 out of 18,182Before her are Ken Wilber (1949), Eugene Nida (1914), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Ellison Onizuka (1946), Ethel Barrymore (1879), and Gabriel Macht (1972). After her are Peter Benchley (1940), Sequoyah (1770), Mary Parker Follett (1868), Gloria Grahame (1923), Paul Michael Glaser (1943), and John Philip Sousa (1854).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Cyd Charisse ranks 572Before her are Candice Bergen (1946), Tanya Roberts (1955), John Derek (1926), Mary McDonnell (1952), Ethel Barrymore (1879), and Gabriel Macht (1972). After her are Gloria Grahame (1923), Paul Michael Glaser (1943), Joe Pantoliano (1951), Michael Emerson (1954), David Strathairn (1949), and Rob Reiner (1947).

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