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Edith Massey

1918 - 1984

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Edith Massey (born Edith Y. Dornfeld; May 28, 1918 – October 24, 1984) was an American actress and singer. Massey was best known for her appearances in a series of movies by director John Waters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edith Massey has received more than 267,568 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Edith Massey is the 6,715th most popular actor (down from 5,850th in 2019), the 9,974th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,085th in 2019) and the 3,228th most popular American Actor.

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  • 270k

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  • 41.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Edith Massey ranks 6,715 out of 9,996Before her are Rory Cochrane, Emma Samms, Jayma Mays, Christian Brando, Ken Berry, and Candela Peña. After her are Yuko Takeuchi, Madelaine Petsch, Cho Jin-woong, Melissa Ponzio, Stephanie Beacham, and Phyllis Thaxter.

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Among people born in 1918, Edith Massey ranks 262Before her are Dusty Anderson, Diana Serra Cary, Pearl Bailey, Gunnel Vallquist, Kenneth Connor, and Thelma Coyne Long. After her are Alberto Héber Usher, Nicolaas Govert de Bruijn, Virginia Davis, Richard Greene, Avery Dulles, and Evelyn Ankers. Among people deceased in 1984, Edith Massey ranks 228Before her are Rudolf Stahl, Margaret Livingston, Bill Holland, Bjarne Johnsen, William Keighley, and John Betjeman. After her are Shelly Manne, Andrea Leeds, Frank Church, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ivor Montagu, and Jan Peerce.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edith Massey ranks 9,974 out of 18,182Before her are Sam Hanks (1914), Surangel Whipps Jr. (1968), Bree Olson (1986), Ken Berry (1933), Bobbie Gentry (1942), and Cam Newton (1989). After her are Dave Schultz (1959), Madelaine Petsch (1994), John B. Anderson (1922), Melissa Ponzio (1972), Roderick Chisholm (1916), and Phyllis Thaxter (1919).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Edith Massey ranks 3,228Before her are Marley Shelton (1974), Jason Earles (1977), Rory Cochrane (1972), Jayma Mays (1979), Christian Brando (1958), and Ken Berry (1933). After her are Madelaine Petsch (1994), Melissa Ponzio (1972), Phyllis Thaxter (1919), Sanaa Lathan (1971), Kevin Cheng (1969), and Jasika Nicole (1980).

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