Cyd Charisse

1922 - 2008

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Cyd Charisse (born Tula Ellice Finklea; March 8, 1921 – 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 2,871,915 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Cyd Charisse is the 1,069th most popular actor (up from 1,413th in 2019), the 1,979th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,561st in 2019) and the 527th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Cyd Charisse ranks 1,069 out of 10,030Before her are Tchéky Karyo, Karin Schubert, Yuen Biao, Yuen Siu-tien, Lyudmila Gurchenko, and Kelly McGillis. After her are Holly Hunter, María Casares, John Barrymore, Katrina Kaif, Ving Rhames, and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.

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Among people born in 1922, Cyd Charisse ranks 109Before her are John Edward Williams, Yvonne De Carlo, Eleanor Parker, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Rajko Mitić, and Jonas Mekas. After her are María Casares, Serge Reggiani, Gershon Kingsley, Árpád Göncz, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, and Olga Ladyzhenskaya. Among people deceased in 2008, Cyd Charisse ranks 72Before her are Donald E. Westlake, Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo, Marcial Maciel, Dorothy Vaughan, Henry Molaison, and Rajko Mitić. After her are Joseph M. Juran, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Anthony Minghella, Kon Ichikawa, and Bettie Page.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cyd Charisse ranks 1,979 out of 15,968Before her are John Hancock (1737), Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Eugene Nida (1914), Irving Baxter (1876), Sundance Kid (1867), and Kelly McGillis (1957). After her are Holly Hunter (1958), Jerry Fodor (1935), Michael Rockefeller (1938), Karen Uhlenbeck (1942), King Vidor (1894), and David Gross (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Cyd Charisse ranks 527Before her are Beau Bridges (1941), Aaron Eckhart (1968), Rami Malek (1981), Susan Sullivan (1942), Kathleen Turner (1954), and Kelly McGillis (1957). After her are Holly Hunter (1958), John Barrymore (1882), Ving Rhames (1959), Anne Meara (1929), Clara Bow (1905), and Dyanne Thorne (1936).

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