Hannelore Elsner

1942 - 2019

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Hannelore Elsner (German: [ˈhanəloːʁə ˈɛlsnɐ] (listen); born Hannelore Elstner; 26 July 1942 – 21 April 2019) was a German actress with a long career in television and film. She first performed on stage in Munich, and later starred in popular films and television series such as Die Schwarzwaldklinik (The Black Forest Clinic), and as the lead character, Inspector Lea Sommer, in the series Die Kommissarin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hannelore Elsner has received more than 152,593 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Hannelore Elsner is the 2,074th most popular actor (down from 1,353rd in 2019), the 2,704th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,873rd in 2019) and the 65th most popular German Actor.

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  • 63.25

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.22

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  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Hannelore Elsner ranks 2,074 out of 10,030Before her are Jonathan Groff, Melina Kanakaredes, Yuen Wah, Edmund Kean, Sho Kosugi, and Edith González. After her are Movita Castaneda, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Michael Nouri, Luke Evans, Carmen Argenziano, and Stephen Rea.

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Among people born in 1942, Hannelore Elsner ranks 221Before her are Leo Nucci, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat, Allen Daviau, Jerry Garcia, and Jorge Ben. After her are Richard Bohringer, Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Clarence Clemons, Ian Dury, Toyohiro Akiyama, and Rajesh Khanna. Among people deceased in 2019, Hannelore Elsner ranks 169Before her are David Hedison, Mark Hollis, Paul Volcker, Katherine Helmond, Michael Gielen, and Edith González. After her are Karin Balzer, Carmen Argenziano, José Antonio Reyes, Sadako Ogata, Mitchell Feigenbaum, and Marie-José Nat.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hannelore Elsner ranks 2,704 out of 5,289Before her are Johannes Fabricius (1587), Johann Christian Poggendorff (1796), Friedrich Kohlrausch (1840), Erich Salomon (1886), Michael Gielen (1927), and Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart (1739). After her are Gertrude of Süpplingenburg (1115), Ricarda Huch (1864), Karin Balzer (1938), Johann Benedict Listing (1808), John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg (1525), and Horst Eckel (1932).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Hannelore Elsner ranks 65Before her are Siegfried Rauch (1932), Michael Ballhaus (1935), Karl Valentin (1882), Rudolf Klein-Rogge (1885), Loriot (1923), and John Ericson (1926). After her are Marianne Sägebrecht (1945), Eric Braeden (1941), Sibel Kekilli (1980), Helmut Griem (1932), Irm Hermann (1942), and Franka Potente (1974).

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