Gloria Grahame

1923 - 1981

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Gloria Grahame Hallward (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981) was an American actress and singer. She began her acting career in theatre, and in 1944 made her first film for MGM. Despite a featured role in It's a Wonderful Life (1946), MGM did not believe she had the potential for major success, and sold her contract to RKO Studios. Often cast in film noir projects, Grahame was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Crossfire (1947), and later won the award for her work in The Bad and the Beautiful (1952). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gloria Grahame has received more than 4,137,060 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Gloria Grahame is the 1,599th most popular actor (down from 1,294th in 2019), the 2,819th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,380th in 2019) and the 789th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Gloria Grahame ranks 1,599 out of 10,030Before her are Daniel Brühl, Mario Brega, Chazz Palminteri, Beata Tyszkiewicz, Megan Fox, and Tom Hiddleston. After her are George Dzundza, Aleksandër Moisiu, David Huddleston, Walter Huston, Brigitte Lahaie, and Peter Cullen.

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Among people born in 1923, Gloria Grahame ranks 130Before her are Estelle Getty, Uziel Gal, Alexander Yakovlev, Anita Björk, Mario Brega, and Judith Kerr. After her are Lindsay Anderson, Wally Schirra, Antonio Quarracino, Arthur Hiller, Seijun Suzuki, and Andrés Rodríguez. Among people deceased in 1981, Gloria Grahame ranks 74Before her are Duško Popov, Alberto Suppici, Kirill Kondrashin, Giuseppe Pella, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, and Nisargadatta Maharaj. After her are Ross Martin, Nargis, Carl Ludwig Siegel, Helmut Gröttrup, Victor Kugler, and Ferruccio Parri.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gloria Grahame ranks 2,819 out of 15,968Before her are John Basilone (1916), Megan Fox (1986), Al Martino (1927), Dan Flavin (1933), Roy Cohn (1927), and Henry Wilson (1812). After her are Charles Koch (1935), David Huddleston (1930), Jay Wright Forrester (1918), Jim Bridger (1804), Leon Uris (1924), and Philip Kaufman (1936).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gloria Grahame ranks 789Before her are Mary Wickes (1910), Cameron Mitchell (1918), Michael Jai White (1967), Ned Beatty (1937), Chazz Palminteri (1952), and Megan Fox (1986). After her are David Huddleston (1930), Maggie Gyllenhaal (1977), Octavia Spencer (1972), Dita Von Teese (1972), Eva Longoria (1975), and Julie Harris (1925).

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