Deborah Kerr

1921 - 2007

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Deborah Jane Trimmer CBE (30 September 1921 – 16 October 2007), known professionally as Deborah Kerr (), was a British actress. She was nominated six times for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and holds the record for most Best Actress Oscar nominations without a win. During her international film career, Kerr won a Golden Globe Award for her performance as Anna Leonowens in the musical film The King and I (1956). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Deborah Kerr has received more than 3,441,335 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Deborah Kerr is the 315th most popular actor (down from 305th in 2019), the 452nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 455th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Actor.

Deborah Kerr is most famous for her role as Anna in the 1956 film "King and I."

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  • 3.4M

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  • 73.40

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  • 60

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  • 4.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.74

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Among actors, Deborah Kerr ranks 315 out of 10,030Before her are Talia Shire, Bela Lugosi, Burt Reynolds, Telly Savalas, Douglas Fairbanks, and Ellen Burstyn. After her are Anna Karina, Laura Antonelli, Donald Pleasence, William Shatner, Mickey Rooney, and F. Murray Abraham.

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Among people born in 1921, Deborah Kerr ranks 24Before her are Simone Signoret, Giulietta Masina, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Gunnar Nordahl, Paulo Freire, and Nancy Reagan. After her are Patricia Highsmith, John Glenn, Gianni Agnelli, Kenneth Arrow, Vasily Stalin, and Nexhmije Hoxha. Among people deceased in 2007, Deborah Kerr ranks 17Before her are Mohammed Zahir Shah, Marcel Marceau, Paul Tibbets, Sidney Sheldon, Maurice Béjart, and Albert Ellis. After her are Ryszard Kapuściński, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Benazir Bhutto, Ève Curie, Nils Liedholm, and Ernst Otto Fischer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Deborah Kerr ranks 452 out of 6,924Before her are Edward the Martyr (962), Charlie Watts (1941), Henry Every (1659), Robert Brown (1773), Stirling Moss (1929), and Anthony Burgess (1917). After her are Roger Penrose (1931), Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943), Æthelflæd (869), Edward the Confessor (1003), Donald Winnicott (1896), and Thomas Bayes (1702).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Deborah Kerr ranks 47Before her are David Niven (1910), Hugh Grant (1960), Albert Finney (1936), Ralph Fiennes (1962), Colin Firth (1960), and Olivia Newton-John (1948). After her are Donald Pleasence (1919), Sam Neill (1947), Emma Thompson (1959), Wentworth Miller (1972), John Cleese (1939), and Daniel Craig (1968).

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