Gene Tierney

1920 - 1991

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Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. Acclaimed for her great beauty, she became established as a leading lady. Tierney was best known for her portrayal of the title character in the film Laura (1944), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Ellen Berent Harland in Leave Her to Heaven (1945).Tierney's other roles include Martha Strable Van Cleve in Heaven Can Wait (1943), Isabel Bradley Maturin in The Razor's Edge (1946), Lucy Muir in The Ghost and Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Tierney has received more than 3,538,841 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Gene Tierney is the 800th most popular actor (up from 1,018th in 2019), the 1,502nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,913th in 2019) and the 400th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Gene Tierney ranks 800 out of 10,030Before her are Claudia Mori, Christian Clavier, Steve Carell, Michael Madsen, David Schwimmer, and Jack Elam. After her are Bruno Cremer, Tony Burton, Stefania Sandrelli, Erika Mann, Adrien Brody, and Lily Tomlin.

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Among people born in 1920, Gene Tierney ranks 79Before her are Roberto Calvi, Ovadia Yosef, Franklin J. Schaffner, Mario Benedetti, E. Donnall Thomas, and Jack Elam. After her are Edmond H. Fischer, Princess Antoinette, Baroness of Massy, Takashi Kano, Henry Heimlich, Victor Turner, and César Rodríguez Álvarez. Among people deceased in 1991, Gene Tierney ranks 47Before her are W. Arthur Lewis, Tony Richardson, Ivan Kozhedub, Richard Stone, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, and George Stigler. After her are Jerzy Kosiński, Gene Roddenberry, Salvador Luria, James Irwin, Princess Ileana of Romania, and Shapour Bakhtiar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Tierney ranks 1,502 out of 15,968Before her are Steve Carell (1962), Julius Erving (1950), Michael Madsen (1957), David Schwimmer (1966), Jack Elam (1920), and John F. Kennedy Jr. (1960). After her are Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Tony Burton (1937), George Wald (1906), Paul Ryan (1970), Dale T. Mortensen (1939), and Robert Curl (1933).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gene Tierney ranks 400Before her are Shirley Knight (1936), Jack Black (1969), Steve Carell (1962), Michael Madsen (1957), David Schwimmer (1966), and Jack Elam (1920). After her are Tony Burton (1937), Adrien Brody (1973), Lily Tomlin (1939), Barbara Eden (1931), Fred Willard (1939), and Bill Pullman (1953).

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