ACTOR

Gene Kelly

1912 - 1996

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Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American actor, dancer, singer, filmmaker, and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen. He starred in, choreographed, or co-directed some of the most well-regarded musical films of the 1940s and 1950s, until they fell out of fashion in the late 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Kelly has received more than 6,527,926 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Gene Kelly is the 309th most popular actor (down from 283rd in 2019), the 594th most popular biography from United States (down from 563rd in 2019) and the 165th most popular American Actor.

Gene Kelly is most famous for his dance moves in films such as Singin' in the Rain and An American in Paris.

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  • 6.5M

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  • 73.63

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  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Gene Kelly ranks 309 out of 10,030Before him are Bradley Cooper, Ornella Muti, Reese Witherspoon, Mia Farrow, Olivia Newton-John, and Isabelle Adjani. After him are Talia Shire, Bela Lugosi, Burt Reynolds, Telly Savalas, Douglas Fairbanks, and Ellen Burstyn.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1912, Gene Kelly ranks 24Before him are Alfredo Stroessner, Chuck Jones, János Kádár, Sonja Henie, Millvina Dean, and Hanna Reitsch. After him are Sergiu Celibidache, Adolf Galland, James Callaghan, Robert Doisneau, Alois Brunner, and Maria Mandl. Among people deceased in 1996, Gene Kelly ranks 16Before him are Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Joseph Brodsky, René Lacoste, Frank Whittle, Dzhokhar Dudayev, and Paul Erdős. After him are Sergiu Celibidache, Adolf Galland, Babrak Karmal, Tadeusz Reichstein, Silvio Piola, and Artur Axmann.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Kelly ranks 594 out of 15,968Before him are Mia Farrow (1945), Carl Barks (1901), Priscilla Presley (1945), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Prince (1958), and Dean Koontz (1945). After him are Richard Meier (1934), Talia Shire (1946), John Deere (1804), Margaret Keane (1927), Burt Reynolds (1936), and Telly Savalas (1922).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gene Kelly ranks 165Before him are Nancy Reagan (1921), Rod Steiger (1925), Carrie Fisher (1956), Bradley Cooper (1975), Reese Witherspoon (1976), and Mia Farrow (1945). After him are Talia Shire (1946), Burt Reynolds (1936), Telly Savalas (1922), Douglas Fairbanks (1883), Ellen Burstyn (1932), and Mickey Rooney (1920).

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