Elizabeth McGovern

1961 - Today

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Elizabeth Lee McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater actress, and musician. She received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 film Ragtime. She is also known for her performance as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, in the British drama series Downton Abbey, for which she has been nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth McGovern has received more than 4,190,075 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Elizabeth McGovern is the 1,660th most popular actor (up from 2,226th in 2019), the 2,923rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,748th in 2019) and the 818th most popular American Actor.

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  • 30

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  • 4.48

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  • 3.20

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Among actors, Elizabeth McGovern ranks 1,660 out of 10,030. Before her are Dorothy Dandridge, María Mercader, Dorothy Gibson, Bill Duke, Massimo Troisi, and Tony Jaa. After her are Daliah Lavi, Frances de la Tour, Charles Napier, Lupe Vélez, Divine, and Luis Mariano.

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Among people born in 1961, Elizabeth McGovern ranks 65Before her are Isiah Thomas, Alexandre Desplat, Macky Sall, Tite, Íngrid Betancourt, and The Edge. After her are Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Danny Blind, Amr Diab, Kalpana Chawla, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, and Jennifer Coolidge.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elizabeth McGovern ranks 2,923 out of 15,968. Before her are Barbara Bain (1931), Dorothy Dandridge (1922), Bobby Darin (1936), Dorothy Gibson (1889), Bill Duke (1943), and Helen Parkhurst (1886). After her are Seymour Martin Lipset (1922), Charles Napier (1936), Ellen Church (1904), Scott Carpenter (1925), Divine (1945), and Don McLean (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Elizabeth McGovern ranks 818Before her are Philip Baker Hall (1931), Liev Schreiber (1967), Barbara Bain (1931), Dorothy Dandridge (1922), Dorothy Gibson (1889), and Bill Duke (1943). After her are Charles Napier (1936), Divine (1945), Stefanie Powers (1942), Erika Eleniak (1969), Bo Derek (1956), and Maria Bello (1967).

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