Glynis Johns

1923 - Today

Glynis Johns

Glynis Johns (born 5 October 1923) is a retired British stage, television and film actress, dancer, pianist, and singer. Born in Pretoria, South Africa, while her parents were on tour, she is best known for creating the role of Desiree Armfeldt in A Little Night Music on Broadway, for which she won a Tony Award, and for playing Winifred Banks in Walt Disney's musical motion picture Mary Poppins. In both roles she sang songs written specifically for her, including "Send In the Clowns", composed by Stephen Sondheim, and "Sister Suffragette", written by the Sherman Brothers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glynis Johns has received more than 2,104,395 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,666th most popular actor.

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  • 2.1M

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  • 51.76

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Glynis Johns ranks 1,653 out of 8,832Before her are John Savage, Darlene Conley, Blythe Danner, Tina Aumont, Noomi Rapace, and Jean Acker. After her are Shashi Kapoor, Anny Ondra, Werner Krauss, Frank Vincent, Tom Welling, and Patricia Routledge.

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Among people born in 1923, Glynis Johns ranks 140Before her are Anita Björk, Marc Riboud, Václav Ježek, Sam Francis, Jozef Lenárt, and Cesare Siepi. After her are Joseph Weizenbaum, Constantin Dăscălescu, Tonino Delli Colli, Hans Riegel, Josep Seguer, and Erroll Garner.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Glynis Johns ranks 43 out of 220Before her are Louis Botha (1862), Kevin Carter (1960), Arnold Vosloo (1962), Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819), Piet Joubert (1834), and Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795). After her are Christiaan de Wet (1854), Esther Brand (1922), Marais Viljoen (1915), Mpande kaSenzangakhona (1798), Phil Ramone (1934), and Walter Sisulu (1912).

Among ACTORS In South Africa

Among actors born in South Africa, Glynis Johns ranks 4Before her are Charlize Theron (1975), Basil Rathbone (1892), and Arnold Vosloo (1962). After her are Cyril Cusack (1910), Alice Krige (1954), Sharlto Copley (1973), Cariba Heine (1988), Troye Sivan (1995), Sasha Pieterse (1996), Tammin Sursok (1983), and Kandyse McClure (1980).