Gene Kelly

1912 - 1996

Gene Kelly

Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American actor, dancer, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, screenwriter, comedian and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen. Best known today for his performances in films such as On the Town (1949) also for his directorial debut, An American in Paris (1951), Anchors Aweigh (1945)— for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor—and Singin' in the Rain (1952), he starred in musical films 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 5,720,146 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 285th most popular actor.

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  • 5.7M

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  • 64.47

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  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gene Kelly ranks 284 out of 8,832Before him are Gena Rowlands, Joan Fontaine, Liza Minnelli, Talia Shire, Alec Guinness, and Dwayne Johnson. After him are Martin Landau, Errol Flynn, John Cassavetes, Romina Power, Isabelle Adjani, and Larry Hagman.

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Among people born in 1912, Gene Kelly ranks 24Before him are Carlo Ponti, Chuck Jones, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Hanna Reitsch, Adolf Galland, and Sonja Henie. After him are Sergiu Celibidache, Millvina Dean, Jozef Gabčík, Pierre Boulle, Kim Philby, and Alois Brunner. Among people deceased in 1996, Gene Kelly ranks 15Before him are Marguerite Duras, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Joseph Brodsky, Adolf Galland, René Lacoste, and Paul Erdős. After him are Sergiu Celibidache, Tadeusz Reichstein, Frank Whittle, Babrak Karmal, Dzhokhar Dudayev, and Odysseas Elytis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Kelly ranks 563 out of 12,171Before him are John Howard Northrop (1891), Liza Minnelli (1946), Robert Kardashian (1944), Talia Shire (1946), David Copperfield (1956), and Dwayne Johnson (1972). After him are Martin Landau (1928), Gwen Stefani (1969), Louise Hay (1926), John Cassavetes (1929), Stephen Hillenburg (1961), and Jim Jones (1931).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gene Kelly ranks 152Before him are Lana Turner (1921), Jodie Foster (1962), Gena Rowlands (1930), Liza Minnelli (1946), Talia Shire (1946), and Dwayne Johnson (1972). After him are Martin Landau (1928), John Cassavetes (1929), Romina Power (1951), Larry Hagman (1931), Demi Moore (1962), and Ellen Burstyn (1932).