Janet Gaynor

1906 - 1984

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Janet Gaynor (born Laura Augusta Gainor; October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an American film, stage, and television actress. Gaynor began her career as an extra in shorts and silent films. After signing with Fox Film Corporation (later 20th Century-Fox) in 1926, she rose to fame and became one of the biggest box office draws of the era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Gaynor has received more than 1,299,354 page views. Her biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Janet Gaynor is the 819th most popular actor, the 1,507th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,536th in 2019) and the 405th most popular Actor.

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  • 61

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  • 4.30

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  • 5.31

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Among actors, Janet Gaynor ranks 819 out of 9,996Before her are Denholm Elliott, Bekim Fehmiu, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, Virginia Cherrill, Karin Schubert, and Michelle Rodriguez. After her are Mack Sennett, Gabriele Ferzetti, Gottfried John, Vincent D'Onofrio, Setsuko Hara, and Mario Adorf.

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Among people born in 1906, Janet Gaynor ranks 71Before her are Douglas McGregor, Chandra Shekhar Azad, Heinz Harmel, John Dickson Carr, Nelson Goodman, and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark. After her are Walter Rauff, Ivan Chernyakhovsky, Brigitte Helm, Gusztáv Sebes, Carlo Scarpa, and Zhou Youguang. Among people deceased in 1984, Janet Gaynor ranks 42Before her are Moshé Feldenkrais, Henri Michaux, Oskar Werner, Joseph Losey, Tito Gobbi, and Brassaï. After her are James Mason, Yılmaz Güney, Enrico Berlinguer, Pavel Batitsky, Walter Rauff, and Jiro Miyake.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Gaynor ranks 1,507 out of 18,182Before her are Angelo Badalamenti (1937), Virginia Cherrill (1908), Chris Cornell (1964), Joseph Franklin Rutherford (1869), Anthony Kiedis (1962), and Michelle Rodriguez (1978). After her are J. Michael Bishop (1936), J. Allen Hynek (1910), Pat Nixon (1912), Art Blakey (1919), Vincent D'Onofrio (1959), and Betty Friedan (1921).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Janet Gaynor ranks 405Before her are George Takei (1937), Patrick McGoohan (1928), Charles Chaplin Jr. (1925), Lloyd Bridges (1913), Virginia Cherrill (1908), and Michelle Rodriguez (1978). After her are Vincent D'Onofrio (1959), Stephen Lang (1952), James Avery (1945), Peter Weller (1947), Dorothy Malone (1924), and Brad Dourif (1950).

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