Gwen Verdon

1925 - 2000

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Gwyneth Evelyn "Gwen" Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an American actress and dancer. She won four Tony Awards for her musical comedy performances, and served as an uncredited choreographer's assistant and specialty dance coach for theater and film. With flaming red hair and a quaver in her voice, Verdon was a critically acclaimed performer on Broadway in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gwen Verdon has received more than 2,876,918 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gwen Verdon is the 3,631st most popular actor (down from 3,450th in 2019), the 5,732nd most popular biography from United States and the 1,781st most popular American Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 3.38

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Among actors, Gwen Verdon ranks 3,631 out of 10,030Before her are Catherine O'Hara, Junko Takeuchi, Will Yun Lee, Jaimie Alexander, Michael Beck, and Robert Guillaume. After her are Catherine McCormack, Ed Westwick, Rosario Dawson, Saïd Taghmaoui, Choi Ji-woo, and Viktor Sukhorukov.

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Among people born in 1925, Gwen Verdon ranks 282Before her are Wolfgang Unzicker, Fritz Laband, Maria Tallchief, David A. Huffman, Elisabeth Domitien, and Yury Trifonov. After her are Charles Mackerras, Amparo Rivelles, Iwao Takamoto, Charlie Byrd, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, and Antonio Puchades. Among people deceased in 2000, Gwen Verdon ranks 185Before her are Pote Sarasin, William Porter, Johannes Virolainen, Stanislav Stratiev, Alan Hovhaness, and Steve Allen. After her are Antti Hyvärinen, Johann Urbanek, Vladimir Bagirov, Göran Tunström, Egon Jönsson, and Karen Hoff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gwen Verdon ranks 5,732 out of 15,968Before her are Jaimie Alexander (1984), Michael Sembello (1954), Michael Beck (1949), Marilyn French (1929), Dan Sullivan (1964), and Robert Guillaume (1927). After her are Barry Bonds (1964), Sylvester (1947), Tony Williams (1945), Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (1917), Pat Robertson (1930), and Rosario Dawson (1979).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gwen Verdon ranks 1,781Before her are Mildred Davis (1901), Adriana Caselotti (1916), Will Yun Lee (1971), Jaimie Alexander (1984), Michael Beck (1949), and Robert Guillaume (1927). After her are Rosario Dawson (1979), L. Scott Caldwell (1950), Jerry Van Dyke (1931), Jessica Capshaw (1976), Franchot Tone (1905), and Leslie Mann (1972).

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