Ginger Rogers

1911 - 1995

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Ginger Rogers (born Virginia Katherine McMath; July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer and singer during the Golden Age of Hollywood. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in Kitty Foyle (1940), and performed during the 1930s in RKO's musical films with Fred Astaire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ginger Rogers has received more than 6,382,138 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia. Ginger Rogers is the 481st most popular actor (down from 428th in 2019), the 878th most popular biography from United States (down from 824th in 2019) and the 237th most popular American Actor.

Ginger Rogers is most famous for her partnership with Fred Astaire in the 1930s and 1940s. They were known for their dance routines, and they are considered to be one of the greatest dance teams of all time.

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  • 6.4M

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  • 63.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Ginger Rogers ranks 481 out of 13,578Before her are Errol Flynn, Joaquin Phoenix, Alberto Sordi, Matthew McConaughey, Jason Robards, and Robert Carlyle. After her are Steve Buscemi, Michael Lonsdale, Linda Hamilton, Ingrid Thulin, Winona Ryder, and Carole Lombard.

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Among people born in 1911, Ginger Rogers ranks 36Before her are Milovan Đilas, William Alfred Fowler, Bernard Katz, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, William Howard Stein, and Niels Kaj Jerne. After her are Max Frisch, Odysseas Elytis, Trygve Haavelmo, Ernesto Sabato, John Archibald Wheeler, and Herta Oberheuser. Among people deceased in 1995, Ginger Rogers ranks 30Before her are Donald Pleasence, Milovan Đilas, Souphanouvong, William Alfred Fowler, Jonas Salk, and Alec Douglas-Home. After her are Fred Perry, John B. Calhoun, Hugo Pratt, Christian B. Anfinsen, Aziz Nesin, and Edda Mussolini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ginger Rogers ranks 878 out of 20,380Before her are Matthew McConaughey (1969), Jason Robards (1922), Wyatt Earp (1848), John Reed (1887), Hulk Hogan (1953), and Raymond Carver (1938). After her are Steve Buscemi (1957), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), Linda Hamilton (1956), John L. Hall (1934), John Clauser (1942), and Michelle Obama (1964).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ginger Rogers ranks 237Before her are Mark Margolis (1939), Lex Barker (1919), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Powers Boothe (1948), Matthew McConaughey (1969), and Jason Robards (1922). After her are Steve Buscemi (1957), Linda Hamilton (1956), Winona Ryder (1971), Carole Lombard (1908), John Holmes (1944), and Courteney Cox (1964).

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