Janet Leigh

1927 - 2004

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Jeanette Helen Morrison (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), known professionally as Janet Leigh, was an American actress. Her career spanned over five decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Leigh has received more than 11,100,486 page views. Her biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Janet Leigh is the 294th most popular actor (up from 331st in 2019), the 541st most popular biography from United States (up from 605th in 2019) and the 147th most popular American Actor.

Janet Leigh is most famous for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho as Marion Crane.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Janet Leighs by language

Over the past year Janet Leigh has had the most page views in the with 1,276,612 views, followed by German (125,775), and Spanish (120,225). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (98.29%), Uzbek (88.18%), and Esperanto (80.39%)


Among actors, Janet Leigh ranks 294 out of 13,578Before her are Sophie Marceau, Sonny Chiba, Anthony Perkins, Thespis, Jeff Bridges, and Tobin Bell. After her are Ernest Borgnine, Hugh Grant, Anna Karina, Marina Vlady, Raquel Welch, and Helmut Berger.

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Among people born in 1927, Janet Leigh ranks 21Before her are László Kubala, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Kim Young-sam, Sidney Poitier, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Albert Uderzo. After her are Niklas Luhmann, Harry Belafonte, Simone Veil, Hubert de Givenchy, Robert Hossein, and Marshall Warren Nirenberg. Among people deceased in 2004, Janet Leigh ranks 21Before her are Susan Sontag, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, Christopher Reeve, and Akhmad Kadyrov. After her are Helmut Newton, Maurice Wilkins, Renata Tebaldi, Stieg Larsson, Laura Branigan, and Leônidas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Leigh ranks 541 out of 20,380Before her are Ferid Murad (1936), Anthony Perkins (1932), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), Martin Cooper (1928), Jeff Bridges (1949), and Tobin Bell (1942). After her are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Theodore William Richards (1868), Richard Bach (1936), James B. Sumner (1887), Joseph McCarthy (1908), and Raquel Welch (1940).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Janet Leigh ranks 147Before her are Christopher Reeve (1952), Michael Keaton (1951), Farrah Fawcett (1947), Anthony Perkins (1932), Jeff Bridges (1949), and Tobin Bell (1942). After her are Ernest Borgnine (1917), Raquel Welch (1940), Burt Young (1940), Harold Lloyd (1893), Carl Weathers (1948), and Kim Novak (1933).

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