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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 5,868,810 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Ginger Rogers is the 429th most popular actor (down from 364th in 2019), the 824th most popular biography from United States (down from 726th in 2019) and the 219th 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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Among actors, Ginger Rogers ranks 429 out of 9,996Before her are Christian Bale, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Oona O'Neill, Gene Tierney, Gerard Butler, and Eva Marie Saint. After her are Kris Jenner, Melanie Griffith, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Ed O'Neill, Sean Bean, and Nebahat Çehre.

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Among people born in 1911, Ginger Rogers ranks 32Before her are Maurice Allais, Polykarp Kusch, Jules Dassin, Max Frisch, Samuel Reshevsky, and L. Ron Hubbard. After her are William Howard Stein, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, John Archibald Wheeler, Jean Harlow, Sergey Sokolov, and Milovan Đilas. Among people deceased in 1995, Ginger Rogers ranks 28Before her are Louis Malle, Patricia Highsmith, Hannes Alfvén, Fred Perry, Lana Turner, and Maurizio Gucci. After her are Gerald Durrell, Milovan Đilas, Christian B. Anfinsen, Hugo Pratt, Don Cherry, and Murray Rothbard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ginger Rogers ranks 824 out of 18,182Before her are Dorothea Lange (1895), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), Michael Mann (1943), L. Ron Hubbard (1911), George F. Kennan (1904), and Eva Marie Saint (1924). After her are Kris Jenner (1955), Michael Cimino (1939), Oliver E. Williamson (1932), Melanie Griffith (1957), Estée Lauder (1906), and William Howard Stein (1911).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ginger Rogers ranks 219Before her are Lee Marvin (1924), Danny Glover (1946), John Belushi (1949), Christopher Lambert (1957), Gene Tierney (1920), and Eva Marie Saint (1924). After her are Kris Jenner (1955), Melanie Griffith (1957), Ed O'Neill (1946), James Cromwell (1940), James Earl Jones (1931), and Brian Dennehy (1938).

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