Jane Wyman

1917 - 2007

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Jane Wyman ( WY-mən; born Sarah Jane Mayfield; January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American actress. A star of both movies and television she received an Academy Award for Best Actress (1948), four Golden Globe Awards (1948, 1950, 1951 and 1983) and nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards (1957 and 1959). In 1960 she received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for both motion pictures and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jane Wyman has received more than 6,009,160 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Jane Wyman is the 517th most popular actor (up from 748th in 2019), the 953rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,386th in 2019) and the 255th most popular American Actor.

Jane Wyman is most famous for being a Hollywood actress. She was married to Ronald Reagan and starred in many movies.

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  • 6.0M

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  • 62.98

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  • 63

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  • 3.84

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  • 5.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Jane Wyman ranks 517 out of 13,578Before her are Jürgen Prochnow, Lucia Bosè, James Earl Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Franco Columbu, and Jonathan Banks. After her are Natalie Portman, Edward G. Robinson, Melanie Griffith, Geena Davis, Michel Galabru, and Barbara Stanwyck.

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Among people born in 1917, Jane Wyman ranks 40Before her are John B. Calhoun, John Lee Hooker, Fernando Rey, Herbert A. Hauptman, Kiro Gligorov, and John Kendrew. After her are George Gaynes, Leonid Hurwicz, Mel Ferrer, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, Danielle Darrieux, and Edward Norton Lorenz. Among people deceased in 2007, Jane Wyman ranks 28Before her are Sri Chinmoy, Ernst Otto Fischer, Albert Ellis, Nils Liedholm, Abdul Rahman Arif, and Richard Rorty. After her are Arthur Kornberg, Ashraf Marwan, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Deborah Kerr, Ike Turner, and Stanley Miller.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jane Wyman ranks 953 out of 20,380Before her are Chick Corea (1941), Bugsy Siegel (1906), Henry Way Kendall (1926), Keith Haring (1958), D. W. Griffith (1875), and Jonathan Banks (1947). After her are Michael Cimino (1939), Kim Kardashian (1980), Condoleezza Rice (1954), Myrtle Corbin (1868), John Fante (1909), and Ambrose Bierce (1842).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Jane Wyman ranks 255Before her are Anne Baxter (1923), Edward Norton (1969), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), James Earl Jones (1931), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), and Jonathan Banks (1947). After her are Melanie Griffith (1957), Geena Davis (1956), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Mickey Rooney (1920), John Cassavetes (1929), and Bette Midler (1945).

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