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Gilda Gray

1901 - 1959

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Gilda Gray (born Marianna Michalska; October 24, 1901 – December 22, 1959) was a Polish-American dancer and actress who popularized a dance called the "shimmy" which became fashionable in 1920s films and theater productions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gilda Gray has received more than 128,144 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gilda Gray is the 6,486th most popular actor, the 1,074th most popular biography from Poland and the 53rd most popular Polish Actor.

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  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Gilda Gray ranks 6,486 out of 9,996Before her are Wendell Pierce, Cliff DeYoung, Pauline Starke, Gabriel Porras, Dustin Clare, and Colton Haynes. After her are Junior Durkin, Keith Szarabajka, David Leitch, Mikkel Følsgaard, Spottiswoode Aitken, and Natasha Lyonne.

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Among people born in 1901, Gilda Gray ranks 294Before her are Jimmy Gallagher, Francisco Guilledo, George Moorhouse, Mary Eaton, Rudy Vallée, and Pauline Starke. After her are Nelson Eddy, Deborah Snyder, Miguel Brito, Paulo d'Eça Leal, Alex James, and Thomas Cooray. Among people deceased in 1959, Gilda Gray ranks 177Before her are Eugene Meyer, Leslie Johnson, Una O'Connor, Russell Simpson, Yoshioka Yayoi, and Baby Dodds. After her are Paul Günther, Frank Vaughn, Nils Granfelt, Eusebio Díaz, George Padmore, and Paul Douglas.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Gilda Gray ranks 1,074 out of 1,454Before her are Paweł Janas (1953), Euzebiusz Smolarek (1981), Hubert Kostka (1940), Salomon Bochner (1899), Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz (1952), and Hugo Erdmann (1862). After her are Jan Błachowicz (1983), Ludwika Paleta (1978), Józef Grudzień (1939), Anna Fotyga (1957), Saliamonas Banaitis (1866), and Jan Szczepański (1939).

Among ACTORS In Poland

Among actors born in Poland, Gilda Gray ranks 53Before her are Beata Poźniak (1960), Andrzej Grabowski (1952), Janusz Zakrzeński (1936), Kasia Smutniak (1979), Herbert Hübner (1889), and Piotr Adamczyk (1972). After her are Ludwika Paleta (1978), Leszek Drogosz (1933), George E. Stone (1903), Curt Lowens (1925), Joanna Kulig (1982), and Jerzy Radziwiłowicz (1950).

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