Janet Gaynor

1906 - 1984

Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor (born Laura Augusta Gainor; October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an American film, stage, and television actress and painter. 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 982,528 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 845th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 980k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Janet Gaynor ranks 836 out of 8,832Before her are Alfred Molina, Rachel McAdams, Hildegard Knef, Theda Bara, Keira Knightley, and Hugh Griffith. After her are John Carradine, Stephen Chow, Daniela Bianchi, Peter Vaughan, Anita Pallenberg, and Mithun Chakraborty.

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Among people born in 1906, Janet Gaynor ranks 80Before her are Douglas McGregor, Edmond Debeaumarché, Luis Federico Leloir, Heinrich Schwarz, Sait Faik Abasıyanık, and Markos Vafeiadis. After her are John Carradine, Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev, Jacques Becker, Curtis LeMay, Phạm Văn Đồng, and Joaquín Balaguer. Among people deceased in 1984, Janet Gaynor ranks 49Before her are Stanislaw Ulam, James Mason, Enrico Berlinguer, Jiro Miyake, Tito Gobbi, and Branko Ćopić. After her are Joseph Losey, Yigael Yadin, Jean Prouvé, Jüri Lossmann, George Gallup, and Mark W. Clark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Gaynor ranks 1,632 out of 12,171Before her are Christina Onassis (1950), Dexter Gordon (1923), Debbie Harry (1945), Dean Koontz (1945), Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), and Theda Bara (1885). After her are John Carradine (1906), Joseph Losey (1909), Henry J. Heinz (1844), Karl Guthe Jansky (1905), Henry Molaison (1926), and Bernard Baruch (1870).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Janet Gaynor ranks 405Before her are David Caruso (1956), Alan Alda (1936), Donald Glover (1983), Owen Wilson (1968), José Ferrer (1912), and Theda Bara (1885). After her are John Carradine (1906), Dwight Schultz (1947), Sissy Spacek (1949), Jim Parsons (1973), Norman Reedus (1969), and River Phoenix (1970).