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 and is often considered an American icon. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in Kitty Foyle (1940), but is best remembered for performing 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 4,440,420 page views. Her biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Ginger Rogers is the 364th most popular actor (down from 334th in 2019), the 726th most popular biography from United States (down from 675th in 2019) and the 192nd 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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  • 70

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Among actors, Ginger Rogers ranks 364 out of 10,030Before her are Vittorio Gassman, Juliette Binoche, Virna Lisi, Peter Stormare, Sammo Hung, and Charlize Theron. After her are Oona O'Neill, Juliette Gréco, Asta Nielsen, Bob Hoskins, Jeff Goldblum, and Chow Yun-fat.

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Among people born in 1911, Ginger Rogers ranks 28Before her are Melvin Calvin, Lê Đức Thọ, Wilhelm Mohnke, L. Ron Hubbard, Maurice Allais, and Max Frisch. After her are Jules Dassin, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Louise Bourgeois, J. L. Austin, Odysseas Elytis, and Milovan Đilas. Among people deceased in 1995, Ginger Rogers ranks 23Before her are Louis Malle, Donald Pleasence, Patricia Highsmith, Hannes Alfvén, Jonas Salk, and Teresa Teng. After her are Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Siad Barre, Milovan Đilas, Fred Perry, Murray Rothbard, and Lola Flores.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ginger Rogers ranks 726 out of 15,968Before her are Margaret Brown (1867), John Howard Northrop (1891), Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), Don Shirley (1927), and Douglass North (1920). After her are Sam Peckinpah (1925), Jeff Goldblum (1952), Irving Fisher (1867), Carole Lombard (1908), Danny Glover (1946), and Jules Dassin (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ginger Rogers ranks 192Before her are Gene Wilder (1933), John Goodman (1952), Ed O'Neill (1946), Kim Novak (1933), Tippi Hedren (1930), and Don Johnson (1949). After her are Jeff Goldblum (1952), Carole Lombard (1908), Danny Glover (1946), Anne Baxter (1923), James Woods (1947), and Bill Bixby (1934).

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