Janet Leigh

1927 - 2004

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and author, whose career spanned over five decades. Raised in Stockton, California by working-class parents, Leigh was discovered at 18 by actress Norma Shearer, who helped her secure a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Leigh has received more than 5,488,406 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 214th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.23

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.11

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Janet Leigh ranks 213 out of 8,832Before her are Lauren Bacall, Silvana Mangano, Paulette Goddard, Jeff Bridges, Anouk Aimée, and James Coburn. After her are George Lazenby, Anthony Perkins, Geoffrey Rush, Pola Negri, Ursula Andress, and Julianne Moore.

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Among people born in 1927, Janet Leigh ranks 19Before her are Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, Vladimir Komarov, Lawrence Kohlberg, Kim Young-sam, and Niklas Luhmann. After her are Sidney Poitier, Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium, Maurice Béjart, Albert Uderzo, Simone Veil, and Harry Belafonte. Among people deceased in 2004, Janet Leigh ranks 16Before her are Czesław Miłosz, Peter Ustinov, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Ahmed Yassin, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester. After her are Susan Sontag, Stieg Larsson, Christopher Reeve, Maurice Wilkins, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, and Helmut Newton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Leigh ranks 427 out of 12,171Before her are Chuck Jones (1912), John Tyler (1790), Paulette Goddard (1910), Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Jeff Bridges (1949), and James Coburn (1928). After her are Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Sidney Sheldon (1917), Anthony Perkins (1932), Dean Martin (1917), 50 Cent (1975), and Lou Reed (1942).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Janet Leigh ranks 106Before her are Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Shirley Temple (1928), Lauren Bacall (1924), Paulette Goddard (1910), Jeff Bridges (1949), and James Coburn (1928). After her are Anthony Perkins (1932), Julianne Moore (1960), Jerry Lewis (1926), Paul Walker (1973), Glenn Close (1947), and Mickey Rourke (1952).