ACTOR

Greta Garbo

1905 - 1990

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Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish-American actress. She was known for her melancholic, somber persona due to her many film portrayals of tragic characters and for her subtle and understated performances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Greta Garbo has received more than 5,203,749 page views. Her biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 84 in 2019). Greta Garbo is the 50th most popular actor (up from 66th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 24th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Swedish Actor.

Greta Garbo was a famous actress who is most famous for her roles in the film, "Grand Hotel" and "Camille."

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  • 5.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 80.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 87

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Greta Garbo ranks 50 out of 10,030Before her are Roger Moore, Ian McKellen, Chuck Norris, Louis de Funès, Harrison Ford, and Maggie Smith. After her are Christopher Lee, Marcello Mastroianni, Michael Caine, Katharine Hepburn, Omar Sharif, and Jean Reno.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1905, Greta Garbo ranks 7Before her are Jean-Paul Sartre, Howard Hughes, Ayn Rand, Simo Häyhä, Albert Speer, and Christian Dior. After her are Henry Fonda, Elias Canetti, Viktor Frankl, Dag Hammarskjöld, Faustina Kowalska, and Astrid of Sweden. Among people deceased in 1990, Greta Garbo ranks 2Before her is Rajneesh. After her are Lev Yashin, Roald Dahl, B. F. Skinner, Louis Althusser, Ava Gardner, Leonard Bernstein, Alberto Moravia, Norbert Elias, Sarah Vaughan, and Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Greta Garbo ranks 16 out of 1,296Before her are Olof Palme (1927), Oleg of Novgorod (900), Charles XII of Sweden (1682), Ingvar Kamprad (1926), Ingrid Bergman (1915), and August Strindberg (1849). After her are Bridget of Sweden (1303), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779), Max von Sydow (1929), Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden (1882), Sigismund III Vasa (1566), and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (1946).

Among ACTORS In Sweden

Among actors born in Sweden, Greta Garbo ranks 2Before her are Ingrid Bergman (1915). After her are Max von Sydow (1929), Anita Ekberg (1931), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Bibi Andersson (1935), Peter Stormare (1953), Ingrid Thulin (1926), Harriet Andersson (1932), Erland Josephson (1923), and Michael Nyqvist (1960).

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