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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 5,504,104 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Gene Tierney is the 426th most popular actor (up from 800th in 2019), the 813th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,501st in 2019) and the 217th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Gene Tierney ranks 426 out of 9,996Before her are Donnie Yen, Peter Stormare, Christopher Lambert, Christian Bale, Klaus Maria Brandauer, and Oona O'Neill. After her are Gerard Butler, Eva Marie Saint, Ginger Rogers, Kris Jenner, Melanie Griffith, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

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Among people born in 1920, Gene Tierney ranks 35Before her are Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Ravi Shankar, Douglass North, Nicolaas Bloembergen, François Jacob, and Clarice Lispector. After her are Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Mickey Rooney, Fritz Walter, Timothy Leary, Shelley Winters, and Dave Brubeck. Among people deceased in 1991, Gene Tierney ranks 29Before her are Michael Landon, Martha Graham, Rajiv Gandhi, Max Frisch, Ragnar Granit, and Oona O'Neill. After her are Natalia Ginzburg, Henri Lefebvre, Claudio Arrau, Stan Getz, Jean Tinguely, and Wilhelm Kempff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Tierney ranks 813 out of 18,182Before her are Ice-T (1958), Jon Bon Jovi (1962), Louise Hay (1926), Christopher Lambert (1957), Bugsy Siegel (1906), and Nancy Pelosi (1940). After her are John Carpenter (1948), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Lionel Richie (1949), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), Dorothea Lange (1895), and Peter Bogdanovich (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gene Tierney ranks 217Before her are Laurence Fishburne (1961), Charlie Sheen (1965), Lee Marvin (1924), Danny Glover (1946), John Belushi (1949), and Christopher Lambert (1957). After her are Eva Marie Saint (1924), Ginger Rogers (1911), Kris Jenner (1955), Melanie Griffith (1957), Ed O'Neill (1946), and James Cromwell (1940).

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