Frances Farmer

1913 - 1970

Frances Farmer

Frances Elena Farmer (September 19, 1913 – August 1, 1970) was an American actress and television hostess. She appeared in over a dozen feature films over the course of her career, though she garnered notoriety for the various sensationalized accounts of her life, especially her involuntary commitment to psychiatric hospitals and subsequent mental health struggles. A native of Seattle, Washington, Farmer began acting in stage productions while a student at the University of Washington. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Farmer has received more than 1,925,491 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 269th most popular actor.

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  • 1.9M

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  • 64.88

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Television and Movie Roles

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Among actors, Frances Farmer ranks 268 out of 8,832Before her are Richard Harris, Michael Keaton, Kevin Spacey, Bryan Cranston, Donald Pleasence, and Reese Witherspoon. After her are David Niven, Goldie Hawn, Richard Kiel, Lana Turner, Monica Vitti, and Colin Firth.

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Among people born in 1913, Frances Farmer ranks 24Before her are Lon Nol, Makarios III, Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona, Bảo Đại, Josef Bican, and Sabiha Gökçen. After her are Kenzō Tange, Willis Lamb, Paul Erdős, Werner Mölders, Roger Garaudy, and Erich Priebke. Among people deceased in 1970, Frances Farmer ranks 28Before her are Rudolf Carnap, C. V. Raman, Peter II of Yugoslavia, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Eric Berne, and Jochen Rindt. After her are Vladimir Propp, Heinrich Brüning, Nina Ricci, Percy Spencer, Bruce McLaren, and Artem Mikoyan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frances Farmer ranks 529 out of 12,171Before her are Howard Hawks (1896), Kamehameha I (1758), Donald Knuth (1938), Bryan Cranston (1956), Reese Witherspoon (1976), and Buckminster Fuller (1895). After her are Josephine Cochrane (1839), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Les Paul (1915), Jack Kilby (1923), George Eastman (1854), and Goldie Hawn (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Frances Farmer ranks 143Before her are Kurt Russell (1951), Faye Dunaway (1941), Michael Keaton (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), Bryan Cranston (1956), and Reese Witherspoon (1976). After her are Goldie Hawn (1945), Richard Kiel (1939), Lana Turner (1921), Jodie Foster (1962), Gena Rowlands (1930), and Liza Minnelli (1946).