Janeane Garofalo

1964 - Today

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Janeane Garofalo ( jə-NEEN gə-ROF-ə-loh, born September 28, 1964) is an American comedian, actress, and former co-host on Air America Radio's The Majority Report. Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and Saturday Night Live, then appeared in more than 50 movies, with leading or major roles in The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, The Matchmaker, Reality Bites, The Wild, Steal This Movie!, Clay Pigeons, Sweethearts, Mystery Men, The Minus Man, and The Independent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janeane Garofalo has received more than 7,045,624 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Janeane Garofalo is the 67th most popular comedian (up from 72nd in 2019), the 10,469th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,551st in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Janeane Garofalos by language

Over the past year Janeane Garofalo has had the most page views in the with 802,853 views, followed by German (24,298), and Spanish (23,486). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Turkish (529.65%), Malagasy (138.80%), and Simple English (123.46%)


Among comedians, Janeane Garofalo ranks 67 out of 98Before her are Amy Sedaris, Dave Chappelle, Fred Armisen, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hicks, and Bill Burr. After her are Amy Schumer, Stephen Merchant, Kathy Griffin, Mindy Kaling, Jeff Dunham, and Wanda Sykes.

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Among people born in 1964, Janeane Garofalo ranks 424Before her are Cécile Kyenge, Tiit Sokk, Andrea Chiesa, Peyton Reed, Paul Johansson, and Kenji Honnami. After her are Kurt Wimmer, Kelly Reichardt, Ashot Anastasian, Kubatbek Boronov, Eytan Fox, and Henry Maske.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janeane Garofalo ranks 10,469 out of 20,380Before her are Paul Johansson (1964), Rodney Stark (1934), Gregory Porter (1971), Tracie Thoms (1975), Gene Saks (1921), and Kristen Pfaff (1967). After her are Mick Garris (1951), Victor Salva (1958), Robert Daniel Carmichael (1879), William B. Lenoir (1939), Ernest Lehman (1915), and Laurie Bird (1952).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Janeane Garofalo ranks 54Before her are B. J. Novak (1979), Sinbad (1956), Amy Sedaris (1961), Dave Chappelle (1973), Fred Armisen (1966), and Bill Hicks (1961). After her are Amy Schumer (1981), Kathy Griffin (1960), Mindy Kaling (1979), Jeff Dunham (1962), Wanda Sykes (1964), and Gallagher (1946).