Hedda Hopper

1885 - 1966

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Hedda Hopper (born Elda Furry; May 2, 1885 – February 1, 1966) was an American gossip columnist and actress. At the height of her influence in the 1940s, her readership was 35 million. A strong supporter of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings, Hopper named suspected communists and was a major proponent of the Hollywood blacklist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hedda Hopper has received more than 2,115,542 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Hedda Hopper is the 2,677th most popular actor (down from 2,273rd in 2019), the 4,376th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,823rd in 2019) and the 1,315th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Hedda Hopper ranks 2,677 out of 10,030Before her are Ludmila Savelyeva, Lana Wood, Leonardo Favio, Peggy Lipton, Olivia Wilde, and Annie Potts. After her are Pat Benatar, Kim Tae-hee, Dabney Coleman, Carol Kane, Aidan Quinn, and Chris Penn.

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Among people born in 1885, Hedda Hopper ranks 127Before her are Jan Czochralski, Giovanni Martinelli, Edward Lasker, Sun Chuanfang, Ruben Sevak, and John Curtin. After her are Egon Wellesz, Dora Pejačević, Francisco Olazar, Jóhannes Sveinsson Kjarval, Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, and Henry Taylor. Among people deceased in 1966, Hedda Hopper ranks 113Before her are Vicente Rojo Lluch, Hans Hofmann, Erich Pommer, Alfred Neuland, Mississippi John Hurt, and Cordwainer Smith. After her are Dirk Brouwer, Jan Brzechwa, Gʻafur Gʻulom, John Taylor, Arthur Waley, and Brian O'Nolan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hedda Hopper ranks 4,376 out of 15,968Before her are Willis Reed (1942), Peggy Lipton (1946), Olivia Wilde (1984), Conan O'Brien (1963), Annie Potts (1952), and W. S. Van Dyke (1889). After her are Mark Tobey (1890), Gladys Knight (1944), Pat Benatar (1953), George Dewey (1837), Nelson A. Miles (1839), and William B. Travis (1809).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Hedda Hopper ranks 1,315Before her are Harry Guardino (1925), Jeff Chandler (1918), Lana Wood (1946), Peggy Lipton (1946), Olivia Wilde (1984), and Annie Potts (1952). After her are Pat Benatar (1953), Dabney Coleman (1932), Carol Kane (1952), Aidan Quinn (1959), Chris Penn (1965), and Gene Barry (1919).

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