Irene Papas

1929 - Today

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Irene Papas (or Pappas; Greek: Ειρήνη Παππά, romanized: Eiríni Pappá, IPA: [iˈrini paˈpa]; born according to most sources on 3 September 1926) is a Greek actress and singer who has starred in over 70 films in a career spanning more than 50 years. She gained international recognition through such popular award-winning films as The Guns of Navarone (1961) and Zorba the Greek (1964). She was a powerful protagonist in films including The Trojan Women (1971) and Iphigenia (1977). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irene Papas has received more than 985,814 page views. Her biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Irene Papas is the 185th most popular actor (down from 126th in 2019), the 95th most popular biography from Greece (down from 75th in 2019) and the most popular Greek Actor.

Irene Papas is most famous for her role as the Greek goddess Aphrodite in the 1968 film, "Clash of the Titans."

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  • 990k

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  • 75.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Irene Papas ranks 185 out of 10,030Before her are Jane Birkin, Angelina Jolie, Timothy Dalton, John Hurt, Anthony Perkins, and Gérard Philipe. After her are Salman Khan, Simone Signoret, Montgomery Clift, Antonio Banderas, Aishwarya Rai, and George Lazenby.

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Among people born in 1929, Irene Papas ranks 23Before her are Frank Gehry, Hassan II of Morocco, Christopher Plummer, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Peter Higgs, and Oriana Fallaci. After her are Tigran Petrosian, Sándor Kocsis, Yayoi Kusama, Chet Baker, Mohamed Al-Fayed, and Hafizullah Amin.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Irene Papas ranks 95 out of 855Before her are Agrippina the Elder (-14), Archilochus (-680), Nestor (null), Aristides (-550), Ptolemy III Euergetes (-284), and Polycrates (-600). After her are John III Doukas Vatatzes (1192), Pheidippides (-600), Alexander of Greece (1893), Philomena (291), Pope Hyginus (100), and Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt (1789).

Among ACTORS In Greece

Among actors born in Greece, Irene Papas ranks 1After her are Thespis (-600), Melina Mercouri (1920), Katina Paxinou (1900), John Aniston (1933), Arianna Huffington (1950), and Ariane Labed (1984).

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