Eleanor Powell

1912 - 1982

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Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and actress. Best remembered for her tap dance numbers in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, Powell began studying ballet when she was six and was dancing at nightclubs in Atlantic City before she was a teenager. At the age of sixteen, she began studying tap and started appearing in musical revues on Broadway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eleanor Powell has received more than 1,252,033 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Eleanor Powell is the 4,171st most popular actor (down from 3,838th in 2019), the 6,500th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,979th in 2019) and the 2,040th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Eleanor Powell ranks 4,171 out of 10,030. Before her are Domhnall Gleeson, Matthew Macfadyen, Marisol Nichols, Lori Singer, D.O., and Roshan Seth. After her are Sabrina Carpenter, John Stockwell, Peter Mullan, June Foray, Lily James, and Frank Silva.

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Among people born in 1912, Eleanor Powell ranks 251Before her are Gordon Parks, Segundo Durandal, Santiago Lovell, Ollie Johnston, Anton Buttigieg, and Frank Thomas. After her are Enrique Fernández Viola, Glenn Morris, Ted Drake, Silviu Bindea, Hércules de Miranda, and Jadwiga Jędrzejowska. Among people deceased in 1982, Eleanor Powell ranks 181Before her are Clifford Curzon, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, William Primrose, Eino Penttilä, Jimmy McGrory, and Leonid Spirin. After her are Otto von Porat, Boris Andreyev, John Gardner, Satchel Paige, Hércules de Miranda, and Dominique Dunne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eleanor Powell ranks 6,500 out of 15,968. Before her are Jo Jo White (1946), Shirley Fry (1927), Lori Singer (1957), Benjamin Morrell (1795), Jacob L. Devers (1887), and William Larned (1872). After her are Sabrina Carpenter (1999), John Stockwell (1961), June Foray (1917), Moe Berg (1902), Frank Silva (1950), and Colin Hanks (1977).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Eleanor Powell ranks 2,040Before her are Estelle Taylor (1894), Richard Kind (1956), Michael Bowen (1957), Barnard Hughes (1915), Marisol Nichols (1973), and Lori Singer (1957). After her are Sabrina Carpenter (1999), John Stockwell (1961), June Foray (1917), Frank Silva (1950), Colin Hanks (1977), and Peter Riegert (1947).

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