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Eileen Brennan

1932 - 2013

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Eileen Brennan (born Verla Eileen Regina Brennen; September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was an American actress. She made her film debut in the satire Divorce American Style (1967), followed by a supporting role in Peter Bogdanovich's The Last Picture Show (1971), which earned her a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She gained further critical acclaim for her role as Captain Doreen Lewis in Private Benjamin, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eileen Brennan has received more than 2,233,798 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Eileen Brennan is the 2,319th most popular actor (up from 2,660th in 2019), the 3,773rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,342nd in 2019) and the 1,108th most popular American Actor.

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  • 51.98

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Eileen Brennan ranks 2,319 out of 9,996Before her are Jamie Dornan, Maila Nurmi, David Harbour, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dennis Haysbert, and Isaiah Washington. After her are Diane Baker, Barbara Harris, Shirley Knight, Michael Hui, Song Hye-kyo, and Connie Booth.

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Among people born in 1932, Eileen Brennan ranks 191Before her are Tommy Taylor, King Hu, Sven Lindqvist, Mika Antić, Majel Barrett, and John Glen. After her are Qahhor Mahkamov, Helmut Griem, Hubert Reeves, Mostafa Chamran, Robert Anton Wilson, and Lia Manoliu. Among people deceased in 2013, Eileen Brennan ranks 177Before her are Georges Descrières, Scott Carpenter, Henrique Rosa, Jim Hall, Radu Vasile, and Carlo Lizzani. After her are Gérard de Villiers, Richie Havens, Ray Dolby, Pál Csernai, Saye Zerbo, and Aleksei Yuryevich German.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eileen Brennan ranks 3,773 out of 18,182Before her are David Harbour (1975), Donald Lippincott (1893), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Dennis Haysbert (1954), Don Simpson (1943), and Isaiah Washington (1963). After her are Diane Baker (1938), Ron McGovney (1962), Barbara Harris (1935), Shirley Knight (1936), Charlie Christian (1916), and Connie Booth (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Eileen Brennan ranks 1,108Before her are Seymour Cassel (1935), Maila Nurmi (1922), David Harbour (1975), Bryce Dallas Howard (1981), Dennis Haysbert (1954), and Isaiah Washington (1963). After her are Diane Baker (1938), Barbara Harris (1935), Shirley Knight (1936), Connie Booth (1944), Liz Sheridan (1929), and William Powell (1892).

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