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Edna Purviance

1895 - 1958

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Olga Edna Purviance (October 21, 1895 – January 13, 1958) was an American actress of the silent film era. She was the leading lady in many of Charlie Chaplin's early films and in a span of eight years, she appeared in over 30 films with him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edna Purviance has received more than 667,229 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Edna Purviance is the 558th most popular actor (up from 612th in 2019), the 1,034th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,122nd in 2019) and the 277th most popular American Actor.

Edna Purviance was a silent film actress who was most famous for her role as the leading lady in Charlie Chaplin's films.

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Among actors, Edna Purviance ranks 558 out of 9,996Before her are Rosemary Harris, John Holmes, Jean-Louis Barrault, Kim Cattrall, Jeremy Renner, and Raf Vallone. After her are Renée Zellweger, Sarah Jessica Parker, Christian Clavier, Milla Jovovich, Gary Sinise, and Anjelica Huston.

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Among people born in 1895, Edna Purviance ranks 61Before her are Pavel Sukhoi, Ferdinand Čatloš, Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois, Wilhelm Kempff, Hans-Georg von Friedeburg, and Lázaro Cárdenas. After her are Richard Barthelmess, Friedrich Jeckeln, Vinoba Bhave, Kurt Zeitzler, André Frédéric Cournand, and Lewis Milestone. Among people deceased in 1958, Edna Purviance ranks 23Before her are G. E. Moore, Giacomo Balla, Rudolf von Laban, Georges Rouault, Ole Kirk Christiansen, and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia. After her are Princess Ingeborg of Denmark, André Bazin, Ernst Heinkel, Abul Kalam Azad, Kim Tu-bong, and Pál Maléter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edna Purviance ranks 1,034 out of 18,182Before her are Rudy Giuliani (1944), John Denver (1943), Jeremy Renner (1971), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Robert Wise (1914), and Larry King (1933). After her are Robert F. Furchgott (1916), Renée Zellweger (1969), Jack Kirby (1917), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), Ronald Dworkin (1931), and John McCarthy (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Edna Purviance ranks 277Before her are Gillian Anderson (1968), Steve Buscemi (1957), Anne Hathaway (1982), R. Lee Ermey (1944), John Holmes (1944), and Jeremy Renner (1971). After her are Renée Zellweger (1969), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), Gary Sinise (1955), Anjelica Huston (1951), Burt Young (1940), and Powers Boothe (1948).

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